DOMINIQUE SAVARD - OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO FASHION EDUCATION
Paris has long been the traditional and spiritual home of ‘Haute Couture’. However, educating and developing the next generation of couturiers remains an important part of Paris future. Atelier Chardon Savard founded in 1988 by Cyrille Chardon and Dominique Savard plays a key role in that task. Based in Paris, Atelier Chardon Savard provides extensive and comprehensive courses to ensure the very best education for its fashion students, as well as strong industry networks to provide them with a successful foundation. Dominique Savard, Co-Founder of the fashion school, has been instrumental in ensuring both the success of the school and the students. Having studied and taught at the school Duperré in Paris, Dominique Savard worked as a fashion designer both in France and abroad, before founding
Atelier Chardon Savard. For the past 28 years, during which she has been the school’s director, she has trained over 2,500 students, and defended the values of fashion design, conveyed by the French expertise.