Gabrielle Miller is a textile designer specialised in haute couture embroidery and print. She strives to create beautiful and sophisticated work and has an excellent eye for colour and detail. She has extensive knowledge and expertise in designing and creating textiles for the industry.
Gabrielle was born and raised in North London. She studied Surface Textiles at the London College of Fashion (LCF) and graduated with a 1st class honours in 2007. Her graduate collection was selected to show at the Royal Academy of Art press show and received press coverage in the Telegraph, WGSN and catwalking.com.
Whilst studying at LCF, Gabrielle worked for the designer Osman Yousefzada, for his show at London Fashion Week, and then also worked for Madeleine Press.
In 2006 she interned at Anna Sui in New York, again working at New York Fashion week.
In 2007 Gabrielle was selected to participate in a shared talent project in South Africa, designing and producing accessories with African craftswomen for South Africa Fashion Week. The aim of the project was to help overcome economic disadvantages by sharing design skills.
In 2008 Gabrielle was chosen as a new graduate designer to work on a collaborative design project between Oxfam and the London College of Fashion. She designed and produced collections for the launch of Oxfam Boutiques which were shown at a fashion show for the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. This received extensive press coverage in the Saturday and Sunday Times Style magazines, The Telegraph Magazine, Stella, The Guardian and The London Paper. One of her dresses was chosen to be modelled by Alexa Chung for the Oxfam campaign.
Since leaving LCF, Gabrielle has worked in textile, print and embroidery design for companies such as Alexander McQueen, Jonathan Saunders, Burberry and Givenchy.
In 2010 she studied Haute Couture Embroidery at Ecole Lesage, Paris. This institution produces the embroideries for the couture fashion houses and is known to be the best in the world.
Recently (May 2013), Gabrielle exhibited an installation in Paris which was in collaboration with a Neuroscientist and digital designer. The art piece is called "Presence".
Gabrielle currently works as a freelance textile designer and is also carrying out self-directed projects.
She is always interested in new opportunities for commissions and collaborations.