Glaucia Stanganelli

creative director


designer Glaucia Stanganelli

A former ballerina, Brazilian designer Glaucia Stanganelli’s journey spans three continents, from Sao Paulo, Brazil to London, then New York and now Los Angeles. A graduate of both Universidade Anhembi Morumbi in Sao Paulo and London College of Fashion, Glaucia Stanganelli started her career at Brazilian designer Maruzia Fernandez’s Couture atelier honing couture techniques followed by stints at Zandra Rhodes and Topshop before founding Philosofée. 


“I’ve always lived in cosmopolitan cities.
Being in urban environment influences the way I design and produce my collections.
I don’t just design; I imagine a real life situation for every style. 
It has to be both functional and flattering.”


- Glaucia Stanganelli