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David Koma
დავით კომა
Born
Nationality Georgian
Education Central Saint Martins
Label(s)
David Koma
Industry Fashion
Headquarters ,
Products Clothing

David Komakhidze (Georgian: დავით კომახიძე) known as David Koma (stylized as DΛVID KOMΛ) is a Georgian fashion designer based in London, UK.

David Koma brand has become synonymous with the ultra body contouring silhouette, creating sculptural statement dresses inspired by the feminine form. Internationally acclaimed celebrities, including Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley often turn to the designer for red carpet looks.

Personal life

David was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. Koma has a younger brother and sister. His parents live in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Education

David Koma discovered his penchant for drawing and dress design at the young age of eight. To pursue his interests, David studied Fine Art in Saint Petersburg, taking part in design competitions from age 13 and showing his first collection at the age of 15.

In 2003 David moved to London to take up a place at the prestigious Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. After completing his BA in Fashion Design, David graduated with a distinction in MA Fashion in April 2009 under the mentorship of Professor Louise Wilson, OBE, winning Harrods Design Award at the Graduate Fashion Week.

Career

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Scarlett Johansson wears David Koma Jumpsuit at 2019 San Diego Comic Con.

Straight after graduation David Koma launched his eponymous ready-to-wear brand and has been a participant of London Fashion Week ever since. Over the years, the brand has received numerous prizes including Vauxhall Fashion Scout in 2009, NEWGEN sponsorship in 2010 and Fashion Forward in 2013. In 2018 and 2019, David Koma was shortlisted for the British Fashion Council / Vogue Fashion Fund.

From December 2013 until December 2017 David held the position of creative director at Mugler.

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