Julien Dossena , born August 8, 1982 in Ploemeur in Morbihan , is a French stylist . Senior designer of the Balenciaga house from 2008 to 2012, founder of the Atto brand in 2012, he was appointed Artistic Director of Paco Rabanne in July 2013.
He grew up in the commune of Pouldu in Brittany 1 , but also in Berlin and in the South of France. Graduated from the Duperré School of Applied Arts in Paris and then from the La Cambre School in Belgium 2 , he immediately joined the Balenciaga fashion show as a senior designer , alongside Nicolas Ghesquière 3 . He stayed there until his departure in 2012, and then launched his own ready-to-wear brand , Atto 4 .
In July 2013, appointed artistic director of the house Paco Rabanne, it renews the ready-to-wear, which was faltering since the departure of founder Paco Rabanne in 1999 and was mothballed 3 by the owner for over ten years old, Puig . From his first fashion show for the home in September 2013, observers see him as the new rising star of fashion.