ABOUT harlan + holden
Founded in 2015 in Manila and headquartered in Seoul, harlan + holden is in the business of saving people’s time. Available at 20 retail stores spread across South Korea, Indonesia and The Philippines and online at www.harlanholden.com
harlan + holden has a singular mission; to save people time for things that matter. Our mission manifests itself in every product we create, from clothes to coffee.
harlan + holden create clothes the solve, rather than adorn. Every piece has been designed with our clients morning routine, offering solutions where comfort and ease are paramount. Our clothes free the minds of our clients, allowing them to think of the bigger, more important things in their lives.
In 2020, the brand appoints Alessandra Facchinetti as its first Creative Director.
ABOUT ALESSANDRA FACCHINETTI
Born in Bergamo, Alessandra Facchinetti is one of the most celebrated female fashion designers to come out of Italy.
Her versatile designs have graced the runways of some of the greatest fashion houses in the world. The successor to both Mr. Tom Ford at Gucci, and Mr. Valentino Garavani at Valentino, Alessandra has had a strong hand in shaping the futures of Valentino, Gucci, Miu Miu and Tod’s where she worked as the Creative Director.
She now joins hands with harlan + holden to create conceptually heavy, aesthetically uncomplicated daily wear.
ABOUT HARLAN + HOLDEN FLAGSHIP STORE
harlan + holden tapped David Chipperfield Architects to design their first Regional Flagship store located within the Lotte World Mall in the Songpa district of Seoul opened in 2020. It was developed to serve and represent the brand’s philosophy in spatial and physical form. A curved façade is clad entirely in grooved terracotta panels while the interiors are finished in white textured plaster creating a neutral backdrop for the display of the clothing.
David Chipperfield Architects has won more than 100 international awards and citations for design excellence, including the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2007 for The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach, Germany, and both the Mies van der Rohe Award (European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture). Projects include, the Neues Museum in Berlin, Amorepacific Headquarters in Seoul, Valentino Flagship store in New York and London, and the BBC headquarters in Scotland