The inspiration developed early, coming from a upbringing where dressing was function before form,
Laurence Basse emerged from this canvas with a feverish passion for well designed things.
Her broad appreciation covered everything from automobiles to architecture and nested in fashion after her first brush with THIERRY MUGLER. This french native professionally pursued her allure, enrolling in Elisa
Lemonnier School For The Art (Paris, FRANCE) and continued to absorb the industry throughout an extensive
fifteen year modeling career.
Laurence has appeared in BENETTON, JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER, FRENCH ELLE, COSMOPOLITAN to name a few.
With her critical eye, she synphoned the purpose of style during runway shows, campaign ads and commercials. She returns excited to introduce the LAURENCE BASSE fashion label, sourcing the most luxurious materials available, a brand dedicated to detail and structure.
Laurence BASSE who also rose to fame as a contestant on the EMMY AWARD winning show PROJECT RUNWAY (finalist on season 15) has since designed for NBA superstars DWIGHT HOWARD, SERGE IBAKA... Actress GINA RODRIGUEZ wore an original LAURENCE BASSE custom jacket for the cover of LATINA MAGAZINE.. just to name a few...
LAURENCE BASSE loyalty rest in the bold and edgy, individuals that own their style embracing the balance of form and function.