Yaniv Persy was born in 1978 in Israel, raised in South America, and departed to Paris in 2007. The classic Parisian elegance and masterful drape of local fashion designers have influenced him deeply. Persy collaborated with John Galliano, then worked under Steven Robinson & Elisa Palomino, and was considered John Galliano’s right hand. Shortly after ending the collaboration, he was positioned as creative director for Apostrophe (Paris’ prêt-à-porter exclusive designer’s line). Persy’s final stop before going independent was to Florence, Italy, where he began his collaboration with the fashion house of Roberto Cavalli. Yaniv Persy won international LCDA award for “modern femininity” and I C EXCELLENCE foundation best achievement award for fashion design.
His gowns have been worn by A-list Celebrities such as Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Nicole Scherzinger, Jessie J, and more.