Louise Gjessø
Denmark, 1994


Louise Gjessø and Javier Velasquez started working together in 2018, sharing a deeply critical and investigative approach to the practice of designing clothes. They merge their personal backgrounds – Louise by reshaping the values from an overtly structured up-bringing and Javier by refamiliarizing himself with his Colombian background – into one platform that intertwines their deeply individual frames of reference. Louise and Javier strongly believe in wardrobes that are rooted in, and speak of the innate diversities of people’s actual lives. 

Photo's: Team Peter Stigter