Tomasz Starzewski

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Tomasz Starzewski
Born 1961
London, England
Nationality Polish
Occupation Fashion designer
Labels Tomasz Starzewski

Tomasz Starzewski (born 13 Aug 1961)[1] is a Polish British fashion designer, the owner of a well known London couture house.

The son of Polish parents who had emigrated to London in 1946, Starzewski's mother and grandmother both worked in fashion. He attended Emanuel School and St Martins College and had an ambition to be a designer from an early age. He has said "I'm third generation".[2]

He first hit the headlines when Victoria Lockwood wore a Starzewski dress for her marriage to Charles, Viscount Althorp, brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, in September 1989.[2] He was also a designer for the Princess of Wales herself.[3]

Starzewski is the principal of the Tomasz Starzewski.

Starzewski has stated his philosophy as "Glamour, elegance, good design, luxury and friendly service".[3]

His models have included Lord Frederick Windsor, the son of Prince Michael of Kent, and he famously appeared on Da Ali G Show.

Tomasz Starzewski fashion shop is located at Pimlico Road. The store has a selection of ready to wear and couture clothes. All the clothes are made on the premises and a discrete service is offered.

In January 2011 Starzewski opened his first retail shop for Interior designers, the store houses a selection of fabrics with different embroidery designs which are customised for clients needs. A design service is provided. Many accessories for home are available and in addition artists such as Emma Sergeant and Fergus Greer are showcased.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Guardian (Guardian News and Media). 13 Aug 2014. p. 33. 
  2. ^ a b Style Makers; Tomasz Starzewski, Fashion Designer by Terry Trucco in The New York Times, 10 December 1989 (accessed 4 November 2007)
  3. ^ a b Home page of tomaszstarzewski.com (accessed 4 November 2007)

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