Haute Couture Designer – Furne One
Furne One’ found his muse in his mother and grandmother through their personal style. His love for the unique and inherent quintessential edginess inspired him to sketch dresses as early as 10 years old. Furne did not not go on formal training in fashion but his natural affinity for artistic design push him to participate in prestigious fashion design competitions judged by International fashion players. One of whom was lingerie designer-Josie Natori. She was so impressed with Furne’s work and understanding of design. She offered him an intership in both her design studios in Paris and New York. Paris horned his sense of style and New York tweaked his design sensibilities. Further trainings such as in FIT, New York eventually made Furne’s own signature style emerged.
Fast forward, Furne is now an established Couture Designer doing shows and events around the world. He dresses up world class personalities like Lady Gaga, Shakira, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Tyra Banks, Paris Hilton, Carrie Underwood, Toni Braxton, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Priyanka Chopra, to name some. He has joined countless of fashion festivals around the world as the finale designer such as London Fashion Week and New York fashion Week. He has collaborated with American Top Model, Germany’s Top Model and the like.
His company and brand, “Amato Couture”, which he runs with his business partner, Rashid Ali, currently have four (4) fashion store outlets in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company contributes to the economy by employing 80 people in Amato Coture.
Due to persistent demand Amato Couture expanded their operation and started their pret-a-porter line last 2016.