Stevie May – Designer Biography
Having launched in 2015, STEVIE MAY has quickly captured the hearts of quintessential fashion nomads, securing its place as a high fashion luxury Australian brand. STEVIE MAY has attracted the attention of both Australian and international press and fashion buyers, already stocked in boutiques across Australia, USA and the united kingdom including retailers MYER, ASOS and u URBAN OUTFITTERS.
Stevie May’s Head Designer Valentina Coppola is continuously pushing new design and composition boundaries while always remaining true to the whimsical allure of the Stevie May brand. Having previously worked for fashion powerhouses Dolce and Gabbana, Versace and Alberta Ferretti, Coppola has a wealth of experience designing intricate and exquisite pieces. Beginning her studies at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Valentina’s advanced European design techniques are that to be admired. Always inspired by vintage garments, Valentina combines the use of luxurious cottons, laces and natural fibres to create ever feminine, timeless pieces. Coppola’s experience shines through in the details, often hand drawing embroidery patterns and creating her own fabrications.