Stella McCartney was born in London, September 13th 1971. She graduated from Central St Martins in 1995. In 2001, Stella launched her own fashion house under her name in a joint venture with Gucci Group (now PPR’s luxury division) and showed her first collection in Paris in October 2001. She does not use any leather or fur in her designs. In 2003 she launched her first perfume, “Stella”.
In 2004, Stella started a long-term partnership with adidas: ”adidas by Stella McCartney“. One year later, she collaborated with H&M. “Stella McCartney for H&M” sold out worldwide in record time.
Stella McCartney now operates 16 freestanding stores in locations including Manhattan’s Soho, London’s Mayfair, Milan and Tokyo.
1. Stella McCartney
2. Stella McCartney store New York, 112 Greene Street
3&4. adidas by Stella McCartney
5&6. Stella McCartney S/S’12 collection
Stella McCartney Ready To Wear, Paris, F/W ’12/’13: