"I'm open to everything.
I'm not an evangelist.
I love embracing new things."
Constantly mining the fresh and unconventional Nicola Formichetti has built a career as one of fashion's most inventive and imaginative forces. The first stylist to take control of a major fashion house, Nicola has revolutionized everything from shops to magazines to major clothing brands to social media-and created some of the most controversial and memorable images of the decade, whether in high fashion magazines or on tumblr and instagram.
Perhaps the industry's biggest proponent of digital media and emerging creative voices, Nicola has created a constant and continuous conversation between institutionalized fashion and the sharp and creatively driven millennial generation, discovering numerous young talents and creating magic through collaborations with those he discovers.
In addition to working as lady gaga's creative director (2009-12) uniqlo creative director, mugler creative director (2011-13), and now artistic director at diesel, Formichetti is formally the fashion director and creative director of dazed and confused. his work has appeared in v magazine, vogue hommes japan, elle. harper's bazaar, l'uomo vogue, vanity fair. rolling stone, another magazine, vman, and many other titles