Michelle Ochs, the esteemed industry veteran with a sharp eye for design, takes the reins as our new Creative Designer. Coming from her renowned luxury brand ET OCHS, Michelle brings with her 15 years of experience and an unwavering commitment to creativity.
A graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York, Michelle Ochs received her BA in Fashion Design and was honored as Parsons Designer of the Year in 2007. Since then, she has made an impact on the fashion scene, capturing attention with her signature sleek aesthetic and daring cutout silhouettes.
Celebrities and influencers alike have fallen in love with her designs, making them a staple on red carpets worldwide. From Michelle Obama to Beyoncé, Kate Hudson to Lady Gaga, her creations have adorned influential women, highlighting their individuality and strength.
Michelle’s remarkable achievements have been recognized throughout her career. She won the prestigious Ecco Domani Award in 2009 and was a nominee for the Fashion Group International Rising Star Award in 2010. Her talent earned her a spot as a finalist for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2011, and she was featured on Forbes' esteemed 30 Under 30 list in the same year. Michelle's dedication to her craft has led to multiple nominations for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, solidifying her status as a true design visionary.
With an impressive portfolio and an undeniable passion for her work, Michelle Ochs is excited to embark on this new chapter for Hervé Léger. Her expertise, combined with her understanding of the female form, will undoubtedly drive the growth and success of our iconic brand.
We eagerly anticipate her inaugural collection debuting at New York Fashion Week in September. With her at the helm, Hervé Léger’s future is poised to be more captivating than ever before.