Giles Deacon is a well-known English fashion designer who also serves as the founder and creative director of the Giles Deacon Group, Couture Fashion House. Giles Deacon is best known for designing the wedding gown for Catherine Middleton’s sister, Pippa, in 2017.
|10 Jan, 1969
|6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
|Central Saint Martin
Giles Deacon Biography
Giles Deacon was born in the English town of Darlington on January 10, 1969. He will be 54 years old in 2023. Giles is of Caucasian descent and practices Christianity. His father, David Deacon, worked as an agricultural salesman, and his mother, Judith, was a housewife. He has a younger sister.
Giles Deacon Education
Moving on to Giles’ educational background, he attended Barnard Castle School, where he showed a strong interest in music and began taking lessons.
He was also interested in marine biology but abandoned his plans to study it. After finishing high school, he enrolled in Harrogate College of Arts due to a vacancy. While studying, he developed an interest in fashion design and enrolled at Central Saint Martins in London.
Giles Deacon Height, Weight
Giles has kept his tall and powerful physique. LiGiles stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs roughly 85kg. He has greyish-white hair and a unique pair of blue eyes. Furthermore, his chest-waist-hip dimensions are 44-34-38 inches, and he wears a shoe size 9 (UK).
Giles Deacon Net Worth
Giles has made a lot of money through his profession as a fashion designer. His exact net worth is unknown, however he is considered to be worth roughly $9 million.
In terms of honors, Giles was named “British Designer of the Year” in 2006. Similarly, he received the French ANDAM Fashion Award’s Grand Pix in 2009.
Giles began working with a friend to launch their label “Doran Deacon” in 1992. But same year, he relocated to Paris and began working for Jean-Charles, from whom he learned how to commercially leverage the brand name.
He began working as a freelancer after returning to London in 1994. After his friend Katie Grand suggested him, he soon became the head designer of the Italian leather goods brand Bottega Veneta.
He worked on it for three years. Giles launched his debut collection under the brand name BV in 2000, which drew the attention of the Gucci company, who acquired Bottega Veneta in 2001.
Giles’ contract was not renewed by Bottega Veneta’s new management, but he was hired by Gucci’s creative director, Tom Ford. He returned to London after working for one season because he became unwell from an infection.
Giles had the idea for his label, “Giles,” while getting treated in London. Giles took out a bank loan and utilized all of his funds to design his first collection, which debuted at London Fashion Week in February 2004.
Similarly, in 2005, he turned down the top job at Givenchy since it would require him to forsake his business. Instead, he continued to participate in London Fashion Week under his own label.
He was able to fully create his label in 2006, which was a watershed moment for him. He began to work with celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson, Thandie Newton, Princess Beatrice, and Kerry Washington. The next year, he teamed with the British Fashion Company and released “Gold by Giles” and “Mulberry for Giles” with the High Street fashion brand New Look.
He became the creative director of the French fashion business Ungaro and exhibited his debut collection for the company, which received critical acclaim. His first appearance on television was as a judge on “Britain’s Next Top Model” in 2011. Similarly, he took part in “New Look Style the Nation” the same year.
In addition, he debuted his first haute couture collection in 2016. Since then, he has created stunning gowns for a variety of celebrity clients, including Victoria Beckham and Drew Barrymore.
Giles Deacon Wife, Marriage
Giles Deacon is presently dating Gwendolyn Christie, a Game of Thrones actress. They began dating in early 2013, after meeting at a New Year’s Eve party.
Even after such a long relationship, they have yet to share the date of their engagement and marriage. When it comes to his previous relationships, Giles prefers not to share his personal information on social media.