Paul Vasileff

At just twenty-eight, Paul Vasileff’s personal achievements include being named the 2017 Young Australian of the Year, showingat London Fashion Week 2010, and graduating from Milan’s Europeo Istitutodi Design.The young boywho learned to sew with his grandmother now heads a label that has become a national icon, captivating clientele and media alike with his whimsical designs and expert tailoring.Vasileff is a welcomed member of both the Australian Fashion Chamber and the Asian Couture Federation.A perfectionist with a penchant for classic beauty, the Adelaide designer has impressed the industry with his skilland the scope of his creative vision. Vasileffhas a hand in everyfacet of the businessand designsevery couture gown that the label manufacturesin theSouth Australian atelier. The Label The 2007 launch of the first Paolo Sebastian collection marked the seventeen-year-olddesigner’s foray into the fashion world. A groundbreaking show at Sydney’s 2012 Fashion Palette launched the label into the international sphere. The label’s 2016 Adelaide Fashion Festival runway was opened by Coco Rocha and received national and global media attention. July 2017saw Vasileff and his teamreturn to Paris tolaunchtheir Autumn Winter 16/17Couture Collection,Reverie.October 2017 saw the labelcollaborate with Disney on an exclusive thirty-four piece couture collection entitled Once Upon ADream, garnering further attention from international media.StylingPaolo Sebastian gowns have been worn at the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and publishedinVogue Australia, Martha Stewart WeddingsandHarper’s Bazaar Australia.Celebrity fans of the label include Coco Rocha, Kerry Washington, Sonam Kapoor, Corinne Foxx, Julia Michaels, Hailee Steinfeldand Carrie Bickmore.ExportsIn response to increasing international demand for the label, Paolo Sebastian is stocked in Doha, theUSA, Singaporeand China.As of January2018, fifty per cent of all Paolo Sebastian sales areinternationalorders