Elena Ghisellini was born in Genoa.

She graduated from the European Design Institute in Rome with honours and was recognised as the most talented student of the year.

She began her career working for one of the major designers of the time, Trussardi.

After eight years, she joined Salvatore Ferragamo as head of their leather goods division.

The collections produced were extensive and included all categories of accessories.
Her twelve years of passion for craftsmanship and internationalization.

In 2003, Elena Ghisellini opened her own design firm in Florence.

In addition to working with many illustrious brands, she also paired up with the creative stylist Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, for whom she created a line of extremely successful accessories.

She was recently appointed Head Accessory Designer of Emilio Pucci.

However, the most important part of her work involves her own collection, Elena Ghisellini.