Jasper Garvida (born 3 January 1977) is a fashion designer. Born in the Philippines, he grew up in Canada before moving to London to study Fashion Design at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design. He established his eponymous fashion label in September 2008, known for its bold, highly embellished womenswear.
Jasper Garvida graduated from the prestigious Central St. Martins in 2004 with a BA honours in fashion design womenswear. His graduate... collection Gala, Alice in Wonderland was reviewed by Hillary Alexander, Fashion Editor of the Telegraph, as a “dazzling debut” and he was selected by ID magazine as “one of the young designers to watch out for”. The complete collection was bought out by Nicola Formachetti, Editor of Dazed and Confused and was sold in Jingumae, Tokyo. Jasper was appointed as Head Designer for Couture Label Michiko Koshino in 2004.
Launched in 2008, after winning Project Catwalk, Jasper has swiftly established his reputation as a unique luxury designer to be contended with.
The Jasper Garvida label has appeared in Vogue Italia, Russian Vogue, ELLE, i-D, Drapers and Grazia amongst a long list of media and the label has been seen on Katy Perry, Elizabeth Hurley, Cheryl Cole, Sophie Ellis Bexter and Jaime Winstone to name but a few. Previous collections have graced the red carpets of high profile events such as the Oscars, the Golden Globes the Brit Awards and a plethora of other highly visible global events.
"Jasper who graduated from Central Saint Martin's and had the opportunity to work with labels such as John Galliano, Alexander ...Mc Queen, Vivienne Westwood and Richard James in Saville Row. Upon graduating, he swiftly gained the role of head designer for Michiko Koshino. In 2008, after winning Project Catwalk, Jasper has swiftly established his reputation as a unique luxury designer with an emphasis on tailoring and feminine silhouettes.
In 2009 Jasper had been a finalist for Fashion Fringe. His first collection debuted at ON/OFF, leading independent fashion showcase platform for emerging and pioneering fashion and creative talents which proved that the Jasper Garvida become an integral part of London Fashion Week.
Jasper Garvida has exhibited his collection worldwide including Vienna, Toronto, Dusseldorf, London, Paris, and Tokyo. His A/W11 collection was showcased at the British Museum curated by Grayson Perry. The exhibition was formed by a series of images and interactive installation inspired by Harajuku girls, and being able to showcase the variety of personas that build the community. He also exhibited the largest fashion installation held at the Natural History Museum in London with more than a hundred models in the summer of 2010.
The Jasper Garvida's designs has appeared in Vogue Italia, Russian Vogue, ELLE, i-D, V magazine, Dazed and Confused, The Telegraph, Grazia and other fashion publications,. His garments have been seen on Katy Perry, Rhianna, Britney Spears, Folrence Welch, Lady Gaga, Elizabeth Hurley, Sophia Coppola, Cheryl Cole, Sophie Ellis-Bextor , Sugababes, The Saturdays, Girls Aloud and Helena Christensen to name a few. Previous collections have graced the red carpets of high profile events such as the Oscars, the Golden Globes, MTV Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Brit Awards and a plethora of other highly visible global events.