Creative Direction | Fashion Design
Born in Lucerne, Switzerland, Susanne Villiger is a world-acclaimed Creative Director. Her accomplishments began at Milan’s Istituto Marangoni, a leading fashion and design institute, where she later became an instructor in graphic design. She completed an internship at the world-renowned Swiss fashion house AKRIS in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Because of her unique talent, Ms. Villiger was given the rare opportunity to collaborate with esteemed fashion designer Antonio Berardi on numerous design projects. Ms. Villiger has since worked as a designer for the commercial and couture collections of famous designers including Alessandro del’ Acqua, the world-famous fashion house of DKNY (Donna Karan New York), German luxury fashion and style company Hugo Boss in Coldrerio, Switzerland and Belgium designer Bruno Pieters. She has and continues to work as creative director on the emerging shoe label MAISON DES TALONS. In 2011 Ms. Villiger was asked to participate in the Sparkling Contrast project of Swarovski Elements. Her shoes were very much appreciated and featured in leading fashion magazines including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Crush Fanzine, Vanity Fair, InStyle and many others. The shoes were sold internationally and exhibited in Milan and Riyadh alongside works of other renowned shoe designers. With MAISON DE TALONS’ evocative style and ability to creatively delight the senses, Ms. Villiger’s designs have gained a celebrity following with customers and fans across the globe.