Joop Designer History:
German fashion and style designer, Wolfgang Joop was born in 1944 and is the founder of JOOP! the homonymous fashion and cosmetics business. After finishing his studies at the Wilhelm-Gymnasium high school in Braunschweig, after his father’s persistence Joop started college in the field of advertising psychology. Nevertheless, not fascinated and attracted on following this profession he left college and started the job of a restaurant owner and at the same time started to engage in the art universe. He started proper art studies in 1968, that he likewise did not finish and two years later he got married. At some point he separated and has two daughters from his marriage, Florentine Joop and style fashion and jewelry designer Jette Joop. His design career took the climb when he took part in a fashion contest financially backed by the German magazine, Constance and he triumphantly received the best three prizes. He continued to turn into a fashion editor at the women’s magazine, Neue Mode, and in 1971 he eventually left to work on his own as a self-employed reporter and fashion designer.
In 1978 he reached worldwide fashion and style accomplishment by demonstrating his first fur series to great critiques. In the early 1980’s, he showed his first pret-a-porter women's selection, soon succeeded by his first men's range, and was honored with a number of esteemed fashion awards. The release of his homonymous - JOOP! -written with capital letters with the exclamation symbol denoting energy fragrance -, fragrance, apparel, footwear, jewelry and eyewear ranges on a worldwide level, Joop grew to become acknowledged as a true fashion celebrity and is regarded equally with his famous German fellow citizen Jil Sander.
Wolfgang went on to sell the huge majority of his shares in his Hamburg- based enterprise in 1998 and 3 years later in 2001 he sold what was left over. The trademark name is developed by its namesake company anymore, but instead is completely licensed out. His countless passions beyond fashion and style consist of paintings, art collecting, charity and authoring. In 1999, he founded the Wunderkind Art label that went global in New York the year 2004.
Joop Fragrance History:
The release of his first extremely successful namesake fragrance selection took place in 1987, while the range is also known for its well-liked aftershave solutions. The fragrance product series for men started with JOOP! Homme and matching aftershave and next broadened to involve JOOP! Jump For Him along with accompanying aftershave, JOOP! Rococo for Men, JOOP! Go For Him aftershave, JOOP! Joop For Him, Joop! Nightflight, and JOOP! What About Adam For Him and of course Joop! Wild his latest release. Along with his collection we have the range for women with the aromas featuring JOOP! Femme, JOOP! Rococo for Women and the most recent Le Bain Soft Moments For Her.