Michael Herz’ wealth of knowledge and expertise sits him as artistic director of New York-based global power brand, Diane von Furstenberg.
Michael oversees the brand’s promotion and design, from the creative direction of the ready-to-wear and accessories lines to the aesthetic of stores and advertising campaigns. Prior to taking on the role at Diane von Furstenberg, Michael helmed Aquascutum as the creative director of womenswear and then moved to Bally of Switzerland as creative director of womenswear.
Following his graduation from the Royal College of Art, Michael worked alongside Marc Jacobs whilst at Iceberg, and later with Alber Elbaz at Guy Laroche, where he acted as chief designer on the brand’s diffusion range.
Michael also sits on the advisory board of London-based private fashion members club, The Industry.