Fashion Design & Creative courses

Isabelle GONNET

After her training at Arts Appliqués (applied arts) school in Paris, Isabelle evolved towards illustration, working on trend books at Li Edelkoort and illustrating accessory trend books.

She illustrated the book “les essentials”, published by Editions Falbalas and wrote and illustrated Method Number 2 fashion drawings, the women’s, men’s, children’s and lingerie patternmaking methods plus “The Fashion Design Process”, all with ESMOD editions.

Eliane Presteau

Elise began her professional career as a multi-professional seamstress manufacturing multi-product collections.

Before joining the ESMOD staff, she worked for a number of companies including the ateliers Martine Douvier where she was an exemplary patternmaker.

Géraldine Blondeau

After starting her career as a samplehand for women’s collections, Géraldine also developed a technical mastery of men’s garments thanks to her earlier training.

In parallel, she oversees commercial presentations for home decoration and perfumes. 

Maria Cristina Labat

A patternmaker for the Couture, Women’s, Children’s and Men’s sectors, Cristina also excels in the area of leather, after having worked in France and Uruguay for brands such as Ricardo Tischi (Givenchy), Sonia Rykiel, Karl Lagerfeld, Claude Montana, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Elisabeth de Senneville, Jean Colonna, Gilles Rosier or Thibaut Gaspar for men.

David Gillard

He was a patternmaker for Marithé & François Girbaud men’s and women’s collections and also a designer-patternmaker for the women’s and couture lines of France’s “bad boy” of fashion, Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Eve Bertero-Chun

She trained at the Mulhouse Beaux Arts school (for textiles) and then designed for Diamant Noir, Cerruti and Le Coq Sportif.

Eve collaborated and taught at ESMOD Seoul, Osaka and Paris.

She is a freelance journalist at Figaro Korea and Figaro Japan plus the author and illustrator of “Empreintes de Modes” (history of fashion), published by Falbalas editions.

She is also a shopping and trend consultant for Asian brands.

Claudine de Gryse

Claudine worked for a long time for the Boussac group, collaborating on collections at Christian Dior, Blizzand and Jalla and worked for brands such as Infinitif, Kenzo, Serge Bensimon, Jacadi and Marithé & François Girbaud.

Caroline Coutant

She has had over twenty years experience in different fashion sectors working with mid-to-high end women’s ready-to-wear or with high-end luxury companies.

Besides patternmaking, Caroline is a designer, illustrator and freelance consultant who specializes in image clothing for the luxury industry with Louis Vuitton, Dior, Cartier, creates uniforms for hotel or casino personnel, beauty consultants at Dior Parfum plus host, hostess or special-event uniforms for the Lucien Barrière hotel chain.

Caroline Antal

Before starting at ESMOD, Caroline made children’s clothes. For the past few years, she has been a patternmaker at Paul and Joe.

Passionate about decoration and travel, she is also president of a charitable association that helps under-privileged children in Eastern Europe.

Isabelle Delugeau

After a master’s degree in fine arts and a few years collaborating with architects, Isabelle multiplied her experiences in the women’s, lingerie and beachwear sectors for brands such as Isabel Marant, Chantal Thomass, Victoria’s Secret, Torrente and Repetto.

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