Sacha Walckhoff was born in France in 1962, but spent his childhood and teenage years in Switzerland. After studying at the Barcelona Arts and Fashion Techniques School, he first worked in various fashion houses in Paris. In 1992 he met Christian Lacroix and became his artistic advisor; their collaboration was to last for seventeen years. Initially in charge of the off-the-peg lines, he was then appointed Studio Director in 1996, and became the couturier’s right-hand man in 2002, when he created his own company. Since 2010, he has been the designer for the men’s ready-to-wear collections, the eyewear and sunglasses lines, scarves, and leather goods, as well the Home décor collections.