Bilbao International Art&Fashion

November 03, 2016

Julian Roberts, 25th November in Bilbao

Julian Roberts (Royal Academy of Arts) will explain the “substraction cutting” in a conference organized by BIAAF and INEDI.

Julian Roberts is a fashion designer, cutter and filmmaker, who has shown 12 collections at London Fashion Week and won the British Fashion Council’s New Generation Award five times.


Between 1996 and 2008, Julian worked as a fashion designer showing 12 collections under his own labels at London and Paris Fashion Weeks, selling through shops in Japan, America, Italy, Hong Kong and London, as well as designing 12 further collections as a consultant designer to companies including Jasper Conran, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams and London Denim. He is five-times recipient of the British Fashion Council’s coveted ‘New Generation Award’.


In addition, his fashion and video work has been shown in 12 countries, five times at the invitation of the British Council. Julian’s work has featured extensively in the international press, including Blueprint, Bon, ELLE, The Evening Standard (UK), The Face, Guardian (UK), ICON, i-D, The International Herald & Tribune (USA), Le Monde (France), Nylon, The Observer (UK), Sunday Times Style, SuperSuper, Surface, Tank, The Telegraph(UK), The Times (UK) and VOGUE (France and UK). 


Julian has cut show garments for Björk, Naomi Campbell, Kylie Minogue, and constructed the pattern drafts for the new vestments worn by the Bishop of London and Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral. As a foil to his more avant-garde design work, he has also designed national corporate uniforms for Halifax Building Society, Pizza Express and Nando’s Restaurants.