André Courrèges founded the brand in 1961, starting his fashion career at 25. Courrèges revolutionized 60’s style through his use of geometric shapes and bright colours, the house received immense attention for its progressive and futuristic aesthetic. The designs garnered much notoriety and Courrèges was given then “Space Age Designer” name for his stylistic choices of mini-skirts and focus on PVC.
The current artistic director of the fashion house is Yolanda Zebel, she released her first collection for Courrèges September 2018. Since then the brand has maintained its avant-garde feel and has built a following of free-spirited and exploratory personalities who connect with the brand’s sense of confidence, edginess, and forward-thinking.