Fashion / Elena Ghisellini
Elena Ghisellini graduated from the European Design Institute in Rome with honours and was recognised as the most talented student of the year.
She began her career working for one of the major designers of the time, Trussardi and after eight years she joined Salvatore Ferragamo as head of their leather goods division.
In 2003, Elena Ghisellini opened her own design firm in Florence and in addition to working with many illustrious brands, she also paired up with the creative stylist Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, for whom she created a line of extremely successful accessories.
She was recently appointed Head Accessory Designer of Emilio Pucci but the most important part of her work involves her own handbag collection, Elena Ghisellini.