A Rose is a Rose
Jan Taminiau was born in 1975 in The Netherlands. In 2001 he graduates at the Academy of Art and Design in Arnhem, and signs up for the master’s programme at the Fashion Institute of Arnhem in 2003.
After various traineeships at Olivier Theyskens, Oscar Süleyman, corsetier Hubert Barrere and lacemaker Hurel in Paris, he ventured abroad for the ?rst time with a master’s project entitled ‘Unfolding’, which he presented at the Paris Fashion Week. This was followed by a window exhibition at Colette in Paris.
In 2003 he launches his own label JANTAMINIAU and holds his ?rst show in Paris in 2005. The “Empire Collection” is then exhibited at the Fondation Cartier.
In July 2008, JANTAMINIAU presented his Couture collection «Passe-Partout» and in January 2009, « Check, check mate ! » of which the presentation film was released online during Paris Couture Week.