Clinton Lotter was born in Robertson in 1971. In the wine-lands of the Cape Province, South Africa. His interest in Music, Textiles and Costume began at an early age. With aunts and uncles as opera singers and musicians, intrigue followed naturally.
After completing his National Service in the South African Air Force,he graduated as a Fashion Designer in 1993, Johannesburg.
In 1998 he was awarded South African Designer of the Year , SA Fashion Week.
A placement at Chloe, Paris followed. Under the helm of Stella McCartney and Phoebe Phyllo.
In 2000 Clinton moved to London where he began to work, gaining experience and gradually building up a clientele, working as visual merchandiser and couturier for film, television & private clients.
In 2008 he set up his label, starting with ready-to-wear plus bespoke clients.
The first Bridal collection was released in 2011, and continues seasonally.
Clients he has dressed include Amber Heard, Kate Moss, Gwen Stefani, Kylie, Naomi Harris, Sadie Frost ,Kara Tointon, PJ Harvey, Kassidy, Jamelia, Gabriella Cilmi, Casey Spooner …
Film and Television work includes Alpha’s, The Voice – Beirut, Day of the Triffids, Batman Begins, Tomb Raider, Project Catwalk, ITV Summer of Soaps.
New titles to follow on commercial release.
Photo credit: Morne