Andreas Melbostad

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Andreas Melbostad is a Norwegian fashion designer who was the creative director for the label Phi before its closure in December 2009.

His fashion training was at London's Royal College of Art.[1] While there, he was discovered and hired by Alber Elbaz, then working at Guy Laroche.[1] Melbostad followed Elbaz to Yves Saint-Laurent and later moved to Nina Ricci, where he worked under Natalie Gervais.[1] Afterwards he went to Calvin Klein before being hired by financial backer Susan Dell to design the label Phi, where he currently works.[1] His work for Phi has been noted for its "utterly brilliant" proportions and his redesigning of staple garments.[1] Creative director of Diesel Black Gold womenswear since 2012, overall creative director since 2013.


  1. ^ a b c d e Singer, Sally. "A Fine Balance". Vogue (October 2007).

PHI does not exist any longer

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As of Jan 2010 Phi is now no longer operating, not sure what Andreas Melbostad is now doing