It is with great joy that we can now invite to the revelation of Jens Galschiot's sculpture Octopus Dress by designer Erik Mortensen
Thursday 7th October 1999 2 am
The sculpture is placed at Brummers Plads in Odense at the entrance at number 24 of the School of Clothing and Design. The revelation is conducted by first designer Joergen Simonsen from Versace in Milano.
Merete Aarup, Chairman of the Board
Joergen Simonsen is the first designer in charge at the house Versace in Milano. After his education at Esmod in Paris he has had a fantastic career in fashion business with reference from John Galliano, Lady Amanda Harlech, Evanglina Blahnik, Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander Mcqueen, Katy England and Donatella Versace.
Joergen Simonsen grew up in Struer. During the years at the grammar school of the town he made a study trip to Paris where he had the opportunity to get some advice from Erik Mortensen.