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Violetta Brusa
Art Direction

Footwear and Accessories Consultant
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Accessories and Footwear - Givenchy / Rick Owens and More 


Leather Goods, Sneakers for Rick Owens + Adidas, Givenchy Leather Goods under the Direction of RT.

RTW Pumps. 


2013-2014 PARIS
Senior Women's Leather Goods - GIVENCHY
Senior Women Leather Goods Designer under the Creative Direction of Riccardo Tisci. Designing Handbags and
SLG for Catwalk and Commercial lines, VIP bespoke accessories for Kayne West, Kim Kardashian, Madonna for
Tourne' and Madball.
Working together with the R&D department in Florence to launch the leather goods and material sourcing.
In parallel leasing constantly with the Marketing Team of Handbags & Footwear to edit the Launch &
monitor Costs.
Strategize the Collection Plan by launching new seasonal variants for Carry Overs and injecting new strong
product into existing collections to move stock. Working on products for license and Korean country specific
Managing a small team, with 2 jr designers, mainly based in Paris. Organizing internal presentations,
sketches and renders to RT. Coordinate and support the whole fitting process during backstage to fine-tune
the looks for the show, supervise and train the team to respect the fitting across the different looks.


2011-2013 PARIS

Head of Accessories and Footwear - Rick Owens
Head of Accessories and Footwear, designing alongside Rick Owens collections of Leather Goods, slg and
overseeing footwear projects in particular the design & development of his iconic sneakers in collaboration with
Adidas. Regarding Leather Collection, focusing on training the supply-chain according to the Rick Owens visions, in
terms of techniques and aesthetic codes and focusing on perfecting construction & manufacture to achieve the
clean geometry of his bag shapes. Material sourcing driven by Rick Owens aesthetic & experimental surface
treatments. Re-vising the line-sheet of his collections, working on different levels: revising the goods constructions
to gain better margins for the carry overs, introducing small leather goods & smaller sizes of the iconic shapes with
the new functions to boost the main assortment, attire the feminine target, offer more diversifications to buyers from
different markets, and generate real entry price items complementing the short LLG hero pieces. Working on prices
and collection pitch for the buyers for showroom meetings.
Creating the new LLG assortment for DRKSHDWS - non leather base capsule, fully made in Japanese Denim,
mesh or canvas, working on simplifying the constructions - to gain better margin- and on the other hand, sourcing
sophisticated non-leather materials for Japanese & Korean Markets.