As an international prolific figure, Nicola Formichetti is known as an important creative mind in the contemporary fashion.
Born in Tokyo, Nicola has a mix of Italian and Japanese culture which helped him to become an influential voice for art direction and design.
Forminchetti has worked as a fashion director and creative director with AnOther Magazine as well as formed collaborations with V Magazine and American Harper’s Bazaar for campaigns with brands: Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Gareth Pugh and Prada.
During an interview with AnOther Magazine, Forminchetti said, “For me, elegance isn’t something you were born with, it’s something you create. I think it’s something you have an active part in defining for yourself by finding what inspires you. You look for it and it keeps changing. I am still trying to find out what it is.”
At the moment, Formichetti is the creative director for Thierry Mugler which allows him to be active in the fashion editorial world and influence media communication with his creativity and innovation. Formichetti creates links of traditional and modern fashion to express meaning and concepts through clothes in the industry whether via print or digital communication.
Visit Nicola Formichetti’s tumblr website to discover more about his character and artistic expression.