Philipp Plein

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Philipp Patrick Plein
Philipp Plein Portrait.jpg
Plein, New York 2012
Born (1978-02-16) 16 February 1978 (age 43)
NationalityGerman
EducationUniversity of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Label(s)
Philipp Plein[1]
Children1
RelativesGloria Epstein

Philipp Plein is a German fashion designer and founder of the Philipp Plein International Group which includes the Philipp Plein, Plein Sport, and Billionaire brands.[3][4][5][6]

Career[edit]

Plein studied law before designing luxury dog beds.[7] In 1998, he founded Philipp Plein International Group in Munich, Germany.[3][8]

Plein is listed as one of the richest individual or family in Switzerland for 2019 by the business magazine Bilanz in their annual Die 300 Reichsten (Top 300 Richest) with a net worth of 300 million CHF.[9]

Brand[edit]

Philipp Plein International AG
TypeAktiengesellschaft (AG)
IndustryConsumer goods
Founded1998 in Munich, Germany
Headquarters,
Switzerland
Key people
Philipp Plein (Founder and CEO) [10]
ProductsLuxury clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture[10]
Number of employees
800 (2011)[11]
Websiteplein.com

Plein's first collections were vintage military jackets which he embroidered with Swarovski skulls and sold at the Maison et Objet in Paris.[12]

In 2006 the accessories line was introduced and in 2008 the "Couture" collection was launched.[13]

In 2009, the first store was opened in Monte Carlo, and the first commercial showroom in Milan.[14]

In 2010 Plein boutiques opened in Vienna, Moscow, St. Tropez, Cannes, and Kitzbuhel in addition to the opening of a showroom in Düsseldorf.[15]

In 2011 the Hong Kong showroom was inaugurated.[16]

In 2012, ten boutiques were opened, in Marbella, Moscow Crocus, Baku, Milan, Dubai, St. Petersburg, Seoul, Macau, Amsterdam and Berlin.[17]

In 2012 Plein signed an agreement with the soccer team AS Roma to dress the team players starting with the 2012/13 season for 4 consecutive seasons.[18]

In 2013 retail expansion included the opening of stores in Porto Cervo,[19] Moscow, Paris,[20] Miami, Casablanca, Courchevel, Kyiv, Hangzhou, Seoul[21] and New York.[22]

2014 store openings include Hong Kong,[23] Los Angeles and New York, Ibiza, Bodrum, Doha, and London, the first Plein duty free at Vienna airport.[24]

2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the Philipp Plein brand. The anniversary was celebrated with multiple special fashion shows.[25][26] [27]

Spring /Summer 2020 was presented at Social Music City in Milan on June 2019. A post-modern fashion show inspired by Mad Max Fury Road. [28]

Celebrities and special collaborations[edit]

Mansory x Philipp Plein Star Trooper

Notable celebrities that have worked with Plein include Mischa Barton, Lindsay Lohan, Snoop Dogg, Rita Ora, Naomi Campbell, Iggy Azalea, Grace Jones, Theophilus London, Fergie, Chris Brown, Jeremy Meeks, Paris Hilton and Floyd Mayweather.[29][30][31][32][33]

Awards[edit]

  • 2007 Winner of the GQ Awards National Brand of the Year[34]
  • 2008 Winner of the New Faces Award in the category Fashion[35]
  • 2014 Winner of the International Fashion Brand award at Esquire Middle East Man at his Best Fashion Awards [36]
  • 2016 Winner of GQ Germany Man of the Year Award in Fashion [37][38][39]
  • 2018 Winner of the GQ British Man of the Year - Brand of the year at the TATE modern museum in London [40]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Website. Philipp Plein. Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Philipp Plein Vermögen". 7 February 2020.
  3. ^ a b "PHILIPP PLEIN International AG: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Nikol'skaya Plaza / Butiques & Brands / Philipp Plein". old.nikolskayaplaza.ru. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Billionaire Italian Couture S.r.l.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Philipp Plein to debut new luxury sports line - CPP-LUXURY". 2 September 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Philipp Plein: Fashion's king of bling". 17 November 2016.
  8. ^ "Historia Philippa Pleina - projektant z biznesowymi jajami!". Luxuryblog (in Polish). 13 January 2017. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Google Translate".
  10. ^ a b PHILIPP PLEIN INTERNATIONAL AG Lugano – Moneyhouse. Moneyhouse.ch. Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Suite101.de". Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  12. ^ Ein Jurist zieht die Schickeria an: – WELT. Welt.de (29 October 2011). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  13. ^ "Sportswearnet.com". Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  14. ^ "Sportswearnet.com". Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  15. ^ Unternehmen: Philipp Plein eröffnet Showroom in Düsseldorf Archived 3 September 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Textilwirtschaft.de. Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Sportswearnet.com". Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Sportswearnet.com". Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  18. ^ AS Roma | Official Website | Rome | Football | Soccer. Asroma.it. Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  19. ^ Philipp Plein in Porto Cervo. Vogue.it (5 June 2013). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  20. ^ Philipp Plein opens in Paris. Vogue.it (17 September 2013). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  21. ^ Philipp Plein: le nuove aperture. Vogue.it (21 January 2014). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  22. ^ Philipp Plein's Expansion in America Takes Off in New York City | Luxury Newswire. Robbreport.com (12 September 2013). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  23. ^ Behind the label: Philipp Plein | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post. Scmp.com. Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  24. ^ Philipp Plein, opening in Milan. Vogue.it (6 September 2012). Retrieved on 2017-01-19.
  25. ^ "Philipp Plein Men's Fall 2019". 12 January 2019.
  26. ^ "Mickey Rourke's Pup, Lil Pump, Bella Thorne and More Take in Philipp Plein". 12 February 2019.
  27. ^ https://www.mffashion.com/news/backstage/l-affaire-philipp-plein-infiamma-new-york-201902121941374347. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  28. ^ "Philipp Plein Spring 2020 Menswear Collection". 15 June 2019.
  29. ^ "Mischa Barton is the Face of New Philipp Plein Campaign". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  30. ^ "Lindsay Lohan is Red Hot During Philipp Plein Photo Shoot (PHOTOS)". 25 September 2011. Archived from the original on 2 May 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  31. ^ Schneier, Matthew (26 February 2015). "Philipp Plein, One of Fashion's Most Unapologetic Maximalists". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  32. ^ "Fergie Stars in Philipp Plein's 'Alice in Ghettoland' Campaign -- See the Stunning Pics!". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  33. ^ "'Hot convict' Jeremy Meeks makes New York Fashion Week debut". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  34. ^ "TextilWirtschaft - News, Fashion, Business". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  35. ^ "Plein stars celebrate on the Rhine" article on the New Faces Awards 2008. Bunte.de (28 July 2008). Retrieved on 19 January 2017.
  36. ^ "Esquire Man at his Best Awards 2014Esquire Middle East". 3 February 2015. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  37. ^ "DAS SIND DIE PREISTRÄGER". Archived from the original on 31 July 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  38. ^ Carballo, Charlie (11 November 2016). "Naomi Campbell Accepts Model of the Century Award in Sleek Philipp Plein Heels". Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  39. ^ "Google Translate". translate.google.ca. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  40. ^ "All the winners from the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2018". 6 September 2018.

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