New Brand: Filling Pieces
Filling Pieces started in 2009 by the vision of one man Guillaume Philibert originated in the garage of Guillaume's parents he wanted to design a premium sneaker at a fair price point. In A sneaker to bridge the gap between high fashion and streetwear. the result was the Low Top a symbol of affordable, luxury design. Since then the company has grown into an iconic brand and their sneakers are worn by celebs such as P Diddy, Doutzen Kroes and Gigi Hadid.
Every pair of Filling Pieces is handmade by their team in Portugal working in close collaberation with the designers in amsterdam improving the design every step on the way to perfection. Filling Pieces sneakers are made from the finest Italian-sourced materials, all to ensure that the design process creates the highest-quality product, whilst using the most sustainable production methods currently available.
In 2018 Filling Pieces launched ther first ready to wear collection. This is the first time that Guillaume has dealt with clothing rather than shoes, and in the process he has been able to draw a lot of inspiration from his background in architecture. When he founded his brand, he kept in mind one of his greatest sources of inspiration from architecture Frank Lloyd Wright's most important principles: "Form follows function". These three words would also be the source of inspiration for his first clothing line, in which he not only wanted to design items that look good, but where there is also a thought behind every detail.
Bridging the gap - 10 years of Filling Pieces
In 10 years of existence, Filling Pieces grew from one single shoe to an international fashion brand with full footwear, clothing and accessories collections. At the intersection of high-end fashion and streetwear, Filling Pieces has been bridging the gap between different worlds and cultures—in fashion and beyond. Bridging the Gap: 10 Years of Filling Pieces retroactively follows Guillaume Philibert and his colleagues on this journey. From the very first steps within the fast-moving world of fashion until the moment where Philibert, as the founder and creative director of the brand, is standing at a unique crossroads for himself and the company.