Marie-Laurence Stévigny is a belgian fashion designer graduated from Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture Parisienne in Paris in 1990 and from Institut Bischoffsheim in Bruxelles in 1989. She also studied shoe design at Afpic school in Paris and followed courses at Central Sint Martins college of art and design in London. She gain international experience from years of creative collaboration at Nina Ricci design studio in Paris where she created accessories collections from 1990 until 1998 and in London with British designer Bill Amberg as senior accessoires designer in charge of accessories collection for men women and children. In 2004 she formed her own international design studio MLSTUDIO based in Brussels, with offices in Brussels and in Paris. MLSTUDIO services a diverse and global set of clients within the luxury fashion and lifestyle business. The Studio is focused on the design principle of: ‘creating accessories which are inherently more than just accessories’. In 2010 Marie and MLSTUDIO win a gold fashion awards in Los Angeles for the IDA competition (International design awards ) with the 2010 Agnelle gloves collection. In January 2015 after more than ten years of creative collaborations MLStudio starts a new chapter in its business with the coordinated bags and gloves collection branded under Marie-Laurence Stévigny by Agnelle.
In September 2015 at Maisons de Mode, Marie-Laurence Stévigny win the accessories price from Who’s Next/Première Classe with Marie-Laurence Stévigny by Agnelle collection also received an “guest” space within Première Classe Paris fair in March 2016.