Andrea Lieberman

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Andrea Lieberman
Residence Los Angeles, CA
Nationality American
Education Parsons School of Design
Occupation Fashion Designer

Andrea Lieberman is an American fashion designer and founder of women's ready-to-wear line A.L.C.

Career[edit]

Born in New York City, Lieberman graduated from Parsons School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion.[1] During her time at Parsons, she interned with designer Giorgio di Sant' Angelo and after graduating she worked in the press room for Romeo Gigli.[2]

She began her career as a stylist in the music industry styling hip hop figures such as Sean Combs.[3] Her work with Combs led to an introduction to Jennifer Lopez whom she styled for magazine editorials, music videos, red carpet appearances. She styled Jennifer Lopez in a green silk chiffon Versace dress for the 2000 Grammy Awards, which was listed as one of the "Top Grammy Dresses of All Time" according to InStyle.[4] In January 2015, Google's president Eric Schmidt cited the massive attention to this dress as a motivation for the creation of Google Images search.[5] Her work with Lopez also included spreads in Vibe magazine and Lopez’ music video for "I'm Real" in 2001. [6] Lieberman styled Janet Jackson for her All for You Tour in 2001 during which she worked with Francis Lawrence.[7]

Lieberman met Gwen Stefani in 2002 while working with Eve on the music video "Let Me Blow Ya Mind."[8] In 2004, Lieberman designed costumes for Stefani's Love. Angel. Music. Baby. album cover and the album's solo tour. She styled Stefani’s Harajuku Girl look for the music video "What You Waiting For?"[9] Lieberman served as creative consultant for Stefani's L.A.M.B clothing line.[10] In 2005, Lieberman styled Mary J. Blige for the album cover for her hit single "Be Without You."[11]

Additionally, Lieberman worked with Hollywood stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew Barrymore, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz.[12] Her editorial styling work appeared in Vogue,Vanity Fair, Elle, InStyle, and other publications.[13]

In 2007 Lieberman introduced a line of fine jewelry sold exclusively at Barneys New York and Maxfield Los Angeles.[14]

In 2009, Lieberman moved to Los Angeles and debuted her A.L.C. ready-to-wear collection. In 2011, Lieberman was accepted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America and the following year, she became one of ten finalists in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Council of Fashion Designers of America Welcomes 33 New Members: 2011 Largest Class Ever". CFDA. 1 August 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "CFDA Member:Andrea Lieberman". CFDA. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Tungate, Mark. Fashion Brands: Branding Style from Armani to Zara. London: Kogan Page, 2012. 107. Print.
  4. ^ Instyle Staff (11 February 2016). "Relive the Top Grammy Gowns of All Time". InStyle. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  5. ^ Schmidt, Eric (23 January 2015). "The Tinkerer's Apprentice". ETC. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Sohal, Kulwant (March 2002). "Take It From the Top". Vibe. p. 9. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  7. ^ Forman, Linda. Janet Tour 2001. RD Worldwide Management Bv, 2001. 45. Print.
  8. ^ Krohn, Katherine E. Gwen Stefani. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century, 2008. 69. Print.
  9. ^ Heyman, Marshall (19 March 2009). "Celebrity Stylist: Andrea Lieberman". ELLE. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  10. ^ Associated Press (29 August 2005). "Stefani's Little L.A.M.B. Hitting Big Time". Billboard. Retrieved 13 October 2007. 
  11. ^ "The Breakthrough Credits". Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  12. ^ Maclister-Smith, Tilly. "Spotlight On: Andrea Lieberman of A.L.C". MATCHESFASHION.com. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 
  13. ^ Schickner, Lindsey (15 June 2012). "A.L.C.'s Andrea Lieberman on Her Journey From Stylist to Designer". Fashion Etc. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 
  14. ^ "Star Stylists". The Chicago Tribune. 21 June 2006. Retrieved 12 April 2016. 
  15. ^ "The Council of Fashion Designers of America Welcomes 33 New Members". The Council of Fashion Designers of America. Retrieved 11 April 2016.