Tim Coppens is a Belgian fashion designer who currently lives and works in New York City. He has his own Creative Platform and Fashion Brand which has received international acclaim. He is an ANDAM and LVMH Prize finalist, as well as three times CFDA nominee and winner of the 2014 CFDA/Swarovski Award for Best Emerging Menswear.
Born and raised in Belgium, Tim Coppens graduated from the internationally acclaimed Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp in 1998.
Apart from his services to various luxury and athletic brands as Adidas and Ralph Lauren, Coppens founded his own namesake fashion label in 2011 which is sold globally. Barneys NY immediately ordered his first collection and international retailers suit, including Isetan (Japan), Lane Crawford (Hong Kong), Matches (London), Mr. Porter (Online) and Dover Street market (London).
His collections blend the highest degree of craftsmanship and tailoring with athletic inspired innovation.
As a Creative Director the energy of the city, street culture, as well as a pulse that feels both present and the future are sources of inspiration.
Tim Coppens has been strongly praised by press. WWD selected him as part of the ‘Ten of Tomorrow Rising Starse and “One of the 40 under 40 Designers disrupting Fashion and Retail”, while the Business of Fashion named him “1 of 6 Emerging Fashion Brands Worth Investing in”.
Since the brand’s inception, Tim Coppens has been on the forefront of redefining Menswear and most recently was invited to present his Fall 2017 cCollection as guest designer at the Prestigious Pitti Uomo In Florence, Italy.