overview

biography

1996-1999
COLETTE Creative Director and Buyer
Co-founder of the famous Parisian concept store, which opened in March 1997, Milan was in charge of the overall image of the store (window displays, inside visual merchandising) and all the buying (furniture, interior design objects, cosmetics, men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, accessories and leather goods, sportswear)

 

1997-2004
FREELANCE Fashion Stylist
During this period, Milan collaborated extensively with numerous magazines – such as i-D, Numéro and Dutch – as a freelance fashion stylist.

 

2000
GUCCI Design Director Gucci Group
Milan worked alongside Tom Ford on all design aspects from Gucci to the development of brands such as Sergio Rossi and YSL.

 

2001 to 2003
JIL SANDER Creative Director
Milan was in charge of the brand’s image (advertising campaigns, store image) and collections (men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, accessories and leather goods). He also worked closely with Richard Avedon on the advertising campaigns for three seasons.

 

2005 to 2011
OFFICIEL HOMMES PARIS Editor-in-Chief/Creative Director
In 2005, Milan was asked to re-launch the magazine L’Officiel Hommes Paris, where he took on the role of Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director. After seven years, the magazine developed substantially, counting more than 12 international versions under its title.

 

2004
DINH VAN
Milan designed a capsule collection, called “Black and White”, for Parisian jewellers Dinh Van.

 

2007 to 2011
TRUSSARDI 1911 Creative Director
As Creative Director, Milan was in charge of all the image of the brand (advertising as creative director and photographer for Trussardi 1911, Trussardi Jeans, Tru Trussardi, Trussardi Parfums) and was also in charge of all new branding (logos and packaging for Trussardi). Milan created all of the new interior design for the Trussardi 1911 stores worldwide, including the flagship store and restaurant Trussardi Piazza Della Scala. He was also in charge of all of the men’s and women’s Trussardi 1911 collection (ready-to-wear, accessories, leather goods).

 

2011 to Present
FASHION FOR MEN Publisher, Creative Director and Editor-in-chief
In 2011, Milan launched Fashion For Men, a new men’s international luxury magazine in a book format.

 

2007 to Present
Fashion Photographer 
Over this period, Milan has worked as a fashion photographer for editorials in Fashion For Men, L’Officiel Hommes, DETAILS, V Man, i-D and for advertising campaigns for clients such as Armani, Hugo Boss, Neil Barrett, Trussardi and Chevignon.

 

2011-2013
SHINSEGAE INTERNATIONAL Consultant, Creative Director, Buyer
Milan regularly consults for Shinsegae International in South Korea, for whom he opened the new concept store, My Boon, in July 2012, where he worked as a creative director and works as a buyer today. Milan also worked on different concepts for their department store, particularly focusing on the BOON THE SHOP brand.

 

2007-2013
THE WEBSTER MIAMI Creative Director, Corporate Officer and Co-Founder 
In 2007, Milan founded this multi-brand fashion and concept store in Miami with Laure Heriard Dubreuil and Frederic Dechnik. He was in charge of all creative aspects including interior design, visual display, packaging and advertising.

 

2012/13
CHEVIGNON Creative Director and Photographer
Capsule collection of two seasons (Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 and Spring/Summer 2013) for an exclusive, more luxurious line called Chevignon Heritage, for men and women.