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Thomas Massanier

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Mayhem #2559733
Clothing Designer

About me
Apart of the new emerging class of designers viewed more as representatives of the world, rather than citizens of one country, American fine artist Thomas Massanier was raised between Paris and Washington DC to an Islamic father and Roman Catholic mother, Massanier expresses his ethnic and cultural diversity through his annual fashion presentations,and fine art instillation's. Massanier attended the SAIC - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he received a BFA in design.

In 2007 Massanier returned to Paris to apprentice at French couture house Christian Lacroix. Massanier credits Lacroix with teaching him the most about designing clothes saying “Lacroix wasn't just about perpetuating consumerism, Monsieur(Lacroix) taught us the art of fashion, the craftsmanship... but most importantly the discipline....being at Lacroix was one of my greatest revelations".

Massanier gained valuable experience working on the international stage , with guidence from leading fashion insiders and editors of majors publications :10 magazine, Teen Vogue , Arena Homme +, Dazed and Confused; fashion brands Jean Paul Gaultier, Versus ,and model management powerhouse Ford Modeling Agency (Chicago) contributed greatly to the design aesthetic being formed in the young artist.

Following his apprenticeship, Thomas returned to New York working three years under several new york designers, including the iconic American fashion brand Halston before returning to California to focus on the launch of the Massanier brand.

The collection began with tailored shirts represented by 4 silhouettes in the Fall of 2012, soon after the collection had evolved into a brand that today consists of the Massanier Femme, Homme, M.S.S.C., and Prints.With collectors spanning 4 continents and 13 countries , Massanier peices can be found in the private collections of residents living in Rio de Janeiro, the United States, Paris, Dubai, Tokyo ,and South Africa. In the Fall of 2015 Massanier Homme and the "M.S.S.C." are scheduled to launch their long awaited presentations, offering a curation of luxury apparel and lifestyle items, sold exclusively through Massanier and seven of the world’s leading retailers,and galleries .

Massanier pieces are known for their uncompromising quality , commitment to sustainable luxury, bold style and constant innovation. Signature pieces include the M.S.S.C. Printed Editions, Massanier Classic Stiff shirt,and bias cut Sea Island Cotton T-shirt.

Why are we scouting ?

Massanier Homme is fastly becoming recognized across the globe for its unconventional sex appeal, cutting-edge products and groundbreaking visuals. Consistently delivering innovative design with superior fit Massanier Homme offers a balance between high end form and practical functionality.
Our luxury menswear capsule collection are heavily inspired by the sharp masculine lines of Japanese Sumo and the complexities of traditional origami, the classic style of American boxing , and the bravado of Brazilian mixed martial arts pioneer Carlos Gracie .

Who are we scouting?

MALE: 5’11” - 6’3” (180-188 cm)
Ages: 18 - 35
Weight: 145 – 200 lbs.
Suit: 40 - 44 Long (U.S. size)
Shirt: 15” - 17"
Waist: 32” - 34”
Inseam: 32” - 36”
Chest: 38” - 44"

Boxers/Runners/MMA fighter and Athletes of varied backgrounds are all encouraged to send responses of inquiry with current and accurate stats.


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