Born in 1987 in Morges, Switzerland, Mariel Manuel is a Swiss/American artist and fashion designer.
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, she was awarded the Swiss Design Award three times (2011, 2012, 2020).
In 2018, after her experiences at Balenciaga and Paco Rabanne in Paris, she created her studio, Manuel Manufactures, under which she does both artistic and consulting work.
She founded her clothing brand Mariel Manuel where she creates finely crafted signature pieces inspired by global travels.
Photo Nathan Topow