« Creating accessories which are simply beautiful, simply essential, simply familiar, simply rich, simply intimate and simply meaningful » are the values of MLSTUDIO and his founder the creator Marie-Laurence Stévigny. Formed at the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne in Paris and at Bischoffsheim Institut in Bruxelles, the belgian fashion designer Marie-Laurence Stévigny built her carreer internationaly thanks to years of collaboration with prestigious brands such as Nina Ricci in Paris and  Bill Amberg in London.

Led by her passion for drawing, her respect for artisan and love of direct exhanges between the teams; MLS likes to see realized her creations
through smaller or larger workshops where enthroned compliance expertise, knowledge of the leather, the taste for beautiful materials and
innovative capacity.

1989 — Institut Bischoffsheim
Brussels - Belgium
Diploma in stylist & modelist

1990 — Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne
Paris - France
Diploma in stylist & modelist

1990-1998 — Nina Ricci
Avenue Montaigne Paris - France
Accessories designer (women & men accessories, handbags, shoes, belts, small leathergoods...)

1994 — AFPIC
Paris - France
Postgraduate in shoe design and craftmanship workshop

1998-2004 — Bill Amberg
London - UK
Senior accessories designer for men’s, women’s and baby collections

2002 — Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London - UK
Postgraduate certificate in creative process: workshops for designers

2004 — MLSTUDIO SPRL
Brussels - Belgium
MLSTUDIO foundation

2012 — International Design Award (IDA)
Los Angeles - USA
Accessories category designer awards
First price with Agnelle 2012 premium gloves collection

2014-2015 — Solvay Entrepreneurs
Brussels - Belgium
Economic & management business School
MBA for entrepreneurs

2015 — Who’s Next & Première Classe Award
Accessories category
Price winner given by Première Classe Tuilleries 

2016 — Solvay Entrepreneurs
Brussels - Belgium
Post graduate e-business & e-commerce

2017 — Best of Belgium
MLSTUDIO Fashion category nominee
Paris Match & C'est du Belge - RTBF

2018 — Launch of MLS accessory brand.
MLS-MarieLaurenceStevigny - Move Light & Safe.

Marie-Laurence Stévigny is a Belgian fashion accessory designer with more than 20 years of experience in fashion and luxury businesses.
 
"I spent the last 15 years running my own accessory design agency called MLSTUDIO Brussels with years of exciting, challenging, and creative collaborations with international leading global brands such as NIKE, GUERLAIN,  ASTON MARTIN, BENTLEY, SAMSONITE, LACOSTE, AGNELLE, ROCHAS..."

2018

ML launches her own eponymous accessories brand MLS-MarieLaurenceStevigny: contemporary leather accessories editions of unisex accesssories based on the Pocket concept as Pocket is the new bag and also first bags in the fashion and costume history.

2017
MLSTUDIO has been nominated in the Fashion category as "Best of Belgium 2017" by Paris Match & C’est du Belge (TV program).
 
2015
MLSTUDIO won Who’s Next and Premiere Classe award in the Accessory category for her first collaboration “Marie Laurence Stevigny by Agnelle” bags and gloves collection which has been distributed since in premium stores in Japan, Italy, USA, France & Belgium.
 
2010
MLSTUDIO won a Gold Fashion Award in Los Angeles at the IDA awards competition (International Design Awards) for a women’s glove collection designed for Agnelle.
 
And before
"Before starting MLSTUDIO, I acquired an international experience with deep and strong knowledge in designing and developing luxurious, premium men & women accessories with their proper DNA, being part of the NINA RICCI studio in Paris during 8 years and senior accessory designer within BILL AMBERG studio in London for 7 years".
 
Graduated from the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris and Institut Bischoffsheim in Brussels I also studied Shoe Design at AFPIC in Paris and followed several creative workshops at Central St Martins College of Art and Design in London.

MLS design vision
"Create simply beautiful, simply essential, simply familiar, simply rich, simply intimate and simply meaningful accessories."