Born in Italy in September 1969.
Graduated in fashion and graphic design in Italy in 1992.
Inspired and passionate about industrial and avant-garde design, metropolitan subcultures, music, and alternative art.
Fabio Panzeri works in the luxury fashion industry since 1992, collaborating with several successful brands designing some of the most iconic pieces in their history.
He approached each collection with his style, and collection after collection he learned about the design of accessories in every detail and thanks to this long experience he can give his interpretation to any project, keeping DNA intact of each brand but transforming it with an alternative style.
He began his career working for Jean-Paul Gaultier, and later for the Maison Mila Schon. ( 1993 - 1997 )
But the fundamental experiences were designing the accessories collection for
HELMUT LANG, a decisive experience that helps him to fully open his mind and find his personal style. , together with the collaboration with PRADA, an absolute school where you can learn the value of technology and modernism. ( 1997 - 2002 )
The curiosity to try new experiences led him to a collaboration with ETRO. (2001 - 2002 )
DOLCE & GABBANA has been a great experience where he stayed for more than 7 years as Design Director for the men's accessories and footwear collections. ( 2002 - 2009 )
Subsequently, he signs for another long-term collaboration for
CALVIN KLEIN as Head of design for all the man and woman leather goods and accessories collection. ( 2007 - 2014 )
In 2007 He decided to move to live in Switzerland and open his own design and consultant office, with WZI-DESIGN sagl Fabio Panzeri collaborating as a CREATIVE and DESIGN DIRECTOR on special projects with numerous brands such:
REVOLVER REQUEEN venexia exclusive footwear brand,
PIRELLI P-ZERO Man experimental collection,
TRUSSARDI Footwear and fashion show collection,
CHIARA FERRAGNI for the first footwear capsule collection,
REPLAY Accessories division creative consultant,
JOOP! Accessories Design consultant,
LE CROWN X (+2) avant-garde accessories capsule collection.
At the same time as his commitment to WZI-DESIGN, in 2017 he becomes the creative and design director of
BRAUN BUFFEL-Germany 1887 for the ASIA PACIFIC AREA, an experience that gives to him the opportunity to know and understand deeply the Asian market dynamics.