Andre TAN (24.10.1983) famous Ukrainian designer and fashion designer is the owner of many prizes and Grand Prix, one of which he received at the festival “Kiev Podium” from the Paco Rabanne. In addition, André was brought to the Guinness Book of Records of Ukraine as the youngest and most promising designer of the country.
He appeared so suddenly … Like from nowhere. And all at once started talking: it’s Andre TAN. In an instant, his name has acquired a shade of legend, and the clothes he makes have become the subject of fashionable lust.
Biography of Andre himself is one of the few stories where the brand is formed along with its creator. Andre has already developed a new trend in fashion – Smart Couture. And his name has become a brand that is represented all over the world.
Each stage of Andre’s life is inextricably linked with his work. “I always knew that I would be fond of fashion. In my family, no one sewed me, just my mother loved fashion novelties. It was she who instilled in me the taste and desire to design clothes. ”
At the age of 11, Andre began to attend cutting and sewing courses. When he opened the door of the studio, he saw only the girls and someone’s voice asked him: “Boy, did you come for your mother or sister?”. But he came himself to learn how to translate into reality those images that came to him from everywhere. “I remember that I fantasized that I was the publisher of the fashion magazine, and sketched sketches, and for different seasons. My journal was called Isabel, and I thought out covers for it … I got 56 such magazines-notebooks … ”
After finishing the course, Andre entered the Kharkov Textile Technical School. His perseverance and firm adherence to the goal distinguished him already at this age. Collections andre TAN have been noted by many fashion editions. The designer received prestigious Grand Prix and interesting proposals for them. André did not miss a single opportunity to improve his skills. The history of his first collection Andre Tan recalls in almost every interview: “There was no money, and I offered a deal to the familiar models: they gave me money for the cloth. And I gave the girls all the things they liked. ”
Andre TAN is the owner of many prizes and Grand Prix, one of which he received at the festival “Kiev Podium” from the very Paco Rabanne. In addition, André was brought to the Guinness Book of Records of Ukraine as the youngest and most promising designer of the country. But the star of Andre was going to get even brighter …
Andre conquered the fashionable world with a fresh look and new extraordinary solutions. The designer admits that his philosophy was influenced by Indian philosophy and practice of Saja Yoga. Many customers andre TAN are sure: the clothing of this brand carries positive energy and brings good luck.
After graduating from the technical school, Andre entered the Kiev University of Technology and Design. During the training, he managed to work as a stylist of the New Channel, open his own design studio in Kiev and create a collection of clothes for singer Ruslana for the Eurovision Song Contest 2005. Broad masses learned about Andr thanks to the project “Victim of Fashion” on the New Channel. Soon he was invited to work as a stylist for the popular television show “Chance” on the Inter TV channel.
André’s talent led him to study at the Hugo Boss factory in Germany and St.Martins colleague of Art – London. That is why the flying, divine images of Andre Tan combine comfort and practicality.
In the show “Fall-Winter 2006-2007” andre TAN presented a new trend in fashion – Smart Couture, an intelligent fashion aimed at women living in a modern policy, the designer intends to continue working in this direction. Today many secular persons of Ukraine and Russia have defined for themselves Smart Couture – as the basis of your own style.
Popularity broke into Andre’s life all of a sudden. But did not change it. He still thinks that the tinsel is too shocking and he is sure that only hard work can achieve world recognition. “The best indicator that you have taken place as a designer is the demand for your clothes,” says André.
Many people say that Andre Tan is the embodiment of the American dream. Having nothing, he instantly gained recognition and respect for the fashion world. But Andre himself is sure that he has a lot more to do ….
Place of birth, education. He was born in Kharkov. At age 11 began to attend cutting and sewing courses. After the courses he went to the Kharkov Textile Technical School. At the end of the technical school he entered the Kiev University of Technology and Design. In addition, he studied at the factory “Hugo Boss” in Germany and St.Martins college of Art in Britain.
Career. Even during training he managed to work as a stylist of the New Channel, open his own design studio in Kiev and create a collection of clothes for singer Ruslana for the Eurovision-2004 contest.
The trademark “Andre TAN” was created in the Ukrainian fashion market in 2000.
In 2008 he conducted the program “Pro Fashion”, where he appeared in the guise of a famous designer who strictly but fairly controlled and coordinated the beginning of his future colleagues.
Since September 2010 on the air of the channel “1 + 1” the show “Great reincarnation” started, in which Andre shows how to choose the right clothes and apply make-up.
Andre Tan is the recipient of many awards, one of which he received from the hands of the famous couturier Paco Raban. His name is listed in the “Book of Records of Ukraine” as the youngest and most promising designer of the country.
Family status. Not married.
Hobby. Indian philosophy and Saj-yoga.