• Sets creative vision and direction
• Designs using story-telling and consumer insight
• Excels at brand DNA interpretation
• Implements design processes
• Leads creative teams so they innovate and thrive
Deep interest and wide experience in fashion and sports creative leadership, innovation process and bringing it out in others. Passionate about product detail and responsible design: original, sustainable while retaining a strong commercial focus.
Co-founder of Freshmakers, a London-based network for young design talent focused on #streetwear, #diversity and #mentorship.Connect to sponsor or join us. (Website under construction)
Interests: #footwear #creativedirection #brandstrategy #productdesign #accessories #talent #innovation #design #wellbeing #sustainability
SOLENE ROURE is a French design consultant based in London, United Kingdom. She has 15 years of experience designing and developing footwear and accessories worldwide.
In 2011, after working in-house for brands like Nike (USA) and Puma (UK), she created SOLENE ROURE design studio, Louis Vuitton and Chalayan being her first clients.
She now consults for a wide range of premium to luxury brands including Alexander McQueen, Lululemon and Mira Mikati.
Since 2014, Solene works with Primury as a partner and design Director. Primury is a unisex, contemporary footwear brand with stockists such as Dover Street Market, Goodhood and Matches Fashion.
In 2016, she successfully launched her first collaboration with Bobux footwear, a New Zealand health footwear brand for kids,
Since 2017, Solene has been working with Hogan brand as Artistic Director, presenting lifestyle collections of footwear, accessories and apparel during Milan Fashion week.
Solene is a contributor for ConceptKicks and co-founder of FreshMakers, a platform promoting positive change for the makers in the creative industries.
She is passionate about creating product that allows consumers to balance a healthy, joyful and productive lifestyle. Trained as a product designer, she continuously aims to find the balance between useful and beautiful. She is interested in sustainability, technology, fitness... and chocolate !
If you wish to collaborate, get in touch !