Tilmann Grawe was born in Germany. He began his studies in Germany and then attended the prestigious La Chambre Syndicale de La Couture in Paris.
His first contact with fashion was made in the Louis Feraud Haute Couture fashion house.
In 1989, Grawe showed his first collection of clothes and accessories using innovative materials such as glass, and presented a unique collection of glasses made of buffalo horns.
In 1991, he received a “creativity award” in La Nuit des Jeunes Createurs, held at Palais des Gongres in Paris, where he presented seven elegant evening dresses.
It was then that he caught the attention of designer Paco Rabanne, and signed an exclusive cooperation for designing experimental pieces of his haute couture line. The collaboration lasted for seven years.
In 1999, Grawe launched his own line.
In 2000, he presented its first luxury ready-to-wear collection at the Hotel Bristol in Paris. The collection was a huge success since it combined a classic and eccentric nature of creations, impressing fashion editors and fashion experts who were enthusiastic of his creations. His creations are favored by many TV Stars, actresses and models.
His creations are distinct, as they consist of a unique blend of metal and glass in its final form exuding a sense of supernatural. He worked with complex materials such as metal and other hard materials.