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Olivia Pomp

Biography

Olivia Pomp in action.
Royal Ballet First Soloist Johannes Stepanek © Rick Guest

Olivia Pomp is an experienced international stylist and fashion editor. She makes her Royal Ballet debut in the 2018/19 Season as the costume director for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Medusa.

Born in Germany, Pomp studied languages and the art of couture tailoring in Munich. She was fashion editor of German GQ before moving to the UK and becoming fashion director at British Esquire and has been a contributing fashion editor for the Financial Times and The Economist. She has worked on numerous high-profile editorial and commercial projects, including campaigns for Burberry, Gucci, Smythson and Pringle. With her couture background and in-depth knowledge of fashion and knitwear, Pomp works with a team of young designers in her studio, creating unique concepts for commercial and editorial projects.

Pomp is a visiting professor of Fashion Photography at UCA in Rochester. For the last ten years she has collaborated with photographer Rick Guest and world-class dancers on a personal project that has been shown in various exhibitions and formed three books.

News and features

Royal Ballet dancers the subjects of new photography exhibition

24 January 2013
Royal Ballet dancers the subjects of new photography exhibition

Fashion, dance and photography brought together in works by Rick Guest.

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