Royal College of Art
| 10 January 1978Bergen|
Bower Roebuck Tailoring Award
United Arrows Award
The Protege Project (Donatella Versace)
Kristian Aadnevik (born 10 January 1978) is a London-based Norwegian fashion designer, who graduated from Royal College of Art in 2002.
Aadnevik was born in Bergen, Norway. After finishing an education at Bergen Yrkesskole he moved to London to pursue a MA at the Royal College of Art, where he received numerous awards. During his studies he worked as a design assistant at Alexander McQueen.
Aadnevik established his own label in 2004 and he presented his first collection the same year at London Fashion Week. Apart from his own label he has collaborated and designed collections for several international brands including Charles Jourdan Paris for Japan, Harrods International as well as held a position as a senior designer at Roberto Cavalli.
In 2007 Aadnevik was chosen as one of five designers in "The Protégé Project", an initiative of Australian Wool innovation, which resulted in him being selected protégé of Donatella Versace. In line with this he showcased his F/W 2008 collection at Milan Fashion Week where his collection was met with critical acclaim and he was named as one of fall 2008's most promising new talents by Style.com.
Aadnevik has dressed several celebrities, some of them include Beyoncé, Nicole Scherzinger, Selena Gomez, Kelly Rowland, Cheryl Cole, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Pixie Lott, Daisy Lowe and Dita Von Teese. British Musician Estelle also wore one of his creations in the music video for her single "American Boy".
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