BIO LEANDRO CANO
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Leandro Cano uses fashion as a means of expression through his design, treating garments as authentic works of art. Leandro Cano is ahead .of trends, creating unique pieces through coherence and harmony in volume, fabrics and colors.
The result a distinguished and exclusive product due to its innovative nature and the use of top quality materials. An experimental game through applications made by the best artisan techniques.
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A series of prestigious awards, both national and international, have consolidated Leandro’s professional career. Among them, the prize won with his first ‘Buffet’ collection, presented at MBFW Madrid in 2012 and the 2012 Designer for Tomorrow award, which he won among more than 360 applicants.
This award, given by former creative director of Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs, and the Department Store Peek&Cloppenburg, gave him the opportunity to produce the ‘Anima’ collection together with Marc Jacobs. The collection was presented at the MBFW Berlin 2013, his second foray into the Berlin catwalk.
As a result of his winning the first prize Samsumg Innovation Project 2014, Leandro participated in the next edition of Madrid Fashion Week, where he presented his most avant-garde collection: 083º, a daring combination of technology, crafts and fashion.
Under the name of LUKE LEANDRO CANO in 2014, he presented his three most commercial collections at MBFW Madrid.
In addition, Leandro Cano has undertaken important collaborations, such as the alliance with the Department Store Peek&Clppenburg to create an exclusive capsule collection with Marc Jacobs, or the Leandro Cano Weekend Bag by Pelonio, which was commercialized by the E-Bay E-talent shop.
Many of his pieces have been exhibited at the Angewandte Knust Museum in Franckfurt together with those by designers such as Mcqueen or Marguiela.
Finalist of the National Fashion Award 2014 and the Global Denim Award 2016. HTNK, Kingpins Show & House of Denim in Amsterdam.
Considered one of the top creative talent at the moment, Leandro Cano has represented Spain in the International Woolmark Prize 2016/17 at Milan with his //Carmen//.collection, which won the Who’s On Next Vogue 2017, in which Suzy Menkes, one of the most influential personalities in the fashion arena, acted as mentor, with. Alber Elbaz serving as chairman of the jury.