Who is Repossi
Gaia Repossi was born in 1986 in Turin, Italy. Surrounded very early by her father’s experience and passion for creating artistic jewelry pieces, she develops an unconditional love for drawing and later painting. She studied painting at the Beaux Arts of Paris, and obtained a master’s degree in archeology. During her studies, Gaia gradually entered the world of Repossi. In 2007 at the age of 21 years, Gaia was appointed Creative and Artistic Director of the House. Her references come from her passion for contemporary art and the effects of metal within modern sculpture and architecture. She takes inspiration from the works of Alexander Calder, Cy Twombly, Franz West, Richard Serra and Le Corbusier, as well as the Brutalist, Minimalist and Bauhaus movements. Blending and pushing the boundaries between architecture and traditional high jewelry techniques, Gaia’s designs are characterized by modern, minimalist motifs and the innovative use of complex patterns. In 2010, Gaia collaborated with her friend Alexander Wang for his New York Fall / Winter runway show. The same year she launched the Berbère Collection that would become a groundbreaking hit for the House of Repossi, establishing it as an influential presence within the fashion industry and the high jewelry world. Gaia continues to set trends with additional collection debuts since. She also collaborated with well-known photographers such as David Sims or the artist Vivian Sassen to develop the image of the collections. Gaia collaborated with Rem Koolhaas in 2017 for the design of the Repossi historic store of Place Vendôme. Coming up with the most unique contemporary experience in the world of retail in jewellery. She launched the Brevis collection in 2019 with high jewellery pieces floating and rhythmic classic binary order.