Ante Tonči Vladislavić
He graduated in teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb (1985), and before that he completed his studies at the College of Textiles and Clothing in Zagreb (1978).
As a full professor at the Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb, he taught the courses “Fashion Design” and “Design of Fashion Accessories” until ac. 2008/09, when he transferred to the Academy of Applied Arts, University of Rijeka, where he set up and led the course “Costume Design and Fashion”, in undergraduate and graduate studies.
In addition to fashion, clothing and textile design, he designs costumes for theater, film and TV, pedagogical work as well as the theory of fashion and design.
As a designer, he mostly works in the field of industrial design of clothing and textiles; realized a large number of collections of women’s and men’s clothing and fashion accessories.
He realized many costumes in theater and film, and for costume design in the film “World Monster” by Goran Rušinović he won the Golden Arena at the Pula Film Festival (2003).
He is the initiator or leader of several important projects related to fashion, such as the “Biennial of Fashion Photography” (Varaždin). In cooperation with MSU – Zagreb, he realized the exhibition “Drugarica à la Mode” about clothing and fashion in Zagreb in the period from 1945 to 1960.
He is the author of the book “Culture of Clothing”, co-author of the book “Fashion”, as well as numerous texts and studies on fashion, published in magazines and broadcast on HTV and Croatian Radio.
After retiring (2013), he founded CIMO – Center for Research of Fashion and Clothing, where he is the leader of several research, scientific and creative projects.
He is a member of AICA, HDLU, ULUPUH, HDD.