Eugene grew up in rural England on the borders of Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire.
He studied Fine Art, Textiles and then latterly moved onto Fashion with a Tailoring specialism at Epsom School of Art & Design (University Creative Arts).
After working in London sponsered by Todd & Duncan he moved to Milan Italy in 2004 where he designed luxury mens and womenswear for large fashion houses including Versace in Milan for Donatella and latterly starting his own brand.
In 2011 after he left a beaten down and bruised Milan heading for Lake Como at the foot of the Alps in Italy, where Gianni Versace had a weekend house.
Lake Como has a history of producing and spinning silk & silk accesories for nearly 600 years for the worlds best known, super luxury brands.
EVERYTHING IS DONE IN HOUSE, SPINNING THE SILK FROM RAW, FINE WEAVING, DYE PROCESS AND PRINTING. ITS ALL UNDER ONE ROOF AND ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METERS FROM LAKE COMO ITSELF.
In 2017 Eugene soft launched Como Silks as its own brand in collaboration with the best silk supplier in the world, Pentagono Seta.
Eugene and the team designed a couture heritage collection to explore and push the boundries in the insane quality that can be achieved and to develop techniques that make Como Silks totally unique in the world.
In 2019 Como Silks is launching its contemporary collections globally and adding its silk jewelllery collection pushing Como Silks to be probably the most innovative silk and accessories brands in the world.
Eugene and the whole team love feedback and read absolutely everything, please get in touch and say hello.
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