Maidstone Country: Germany


Dagmar Kestner is a Romanian-born fashion designer/artist, based in Berlin.
She completed her Masters degree in 2013 from the London College of Fashion in Fashion Artefact and graduated with a BA (2009) from the University of Reutlingen (Germany). In Denmark she assisted artists like Helle Mardahl and worked for established fashion designers such as Henrik Vibskov, Maja Brix (former Head of Design, Henrik Vibskov Femme) and the award-winning danish label Vilsbøl de Arce during several seasons.

In 2013 Dagmar Kestner won the Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprises (Fashion Category) for her artistic body of work and the innovative business proposal for the launch of the 989 by DAGMAR KESTNER collections. In 2014 she collaborated with, creating an accessory collection for the company.
Her accessory pieces are sold at avant-garde fashion retailers in Europe, Scandinavia and the US. Dagmar’s work has been featured in prominent online magazines, print publications and international blogs such as WGSN, Dazed and Confused and Not Just a Label (UK).