"All acts of creation is first an act of destruction".    Pablo Picasso

With more than 13 years of experiences as Sportswear designer and Product developer in the sports outdoor industry, Nelly Fontaine have recently been nominated “Expert Design” for Bpifrance (French Public Bank of Investments). She is designing and developing products from mass market as well as High performance products to answers all sportif levels needs. Her International experience will bring Nelly to work with well known sports brands as well as suppliers from different parts of the globe. She has among other designed the “European Master” golf Jacket for Proquip as well as triathlon product developed in collaboration with the world champion coast guard for BASKCOAST.

Since 3 years the design agency is working with differents brands from start-up to established and well known brands. 


Nelly Fontaine

ADRESS: OLATU LEKU 100 Avenue de l'Adour, 64600 Anglet FRANCE

TELEPHONE:    + 33 06 77 04 79 66

MAIL: nelly@nellyfontaine.com


Since 2012               Owner and Director of NELLY FONTAINE - Design - Product Development - Trends Forecasting - Brand «Signature» creation - Market Analysis - Sourcing - Consulting.

2010 - 2012              Sportswear Designer REGATTA Manchester UK - Lifestyle and Classic range designer.

2008 - 2010             Sportswear Designer and Product Developper  GELERT UK - Clothing and Accessories - Brand Strategy - Project management - Sourcing and price negotiation.

2007 - 2008            Owner and Director of FOXCREATION UK - Clothing and Accessories design - Project Management

2004 - 2008            Accessories Designer WE GROUP (Chinese factory) French office - Accessories and luggage design - Product Development - Client research.             

2003 - 2004            Accessories Designer MARLYBAG - Accessories and Graphic design - Jacquard development.                           

2002 - 2003            Assistant Designer WE GROUP (Chinese factory) French office - Accessories and luggage design


- 2002 - 2003:        Fashion Marketing at SUPDEMOD/ LYON/ FRANCE.

- 2000 - 2002:        Fashion Designer/ Pattern Maker at ESMOD International Fashion School LYON/ France

- 1999 - 2000:         Applyed Art upgrade: Ecole BELLECOUR/ LYON

- 1998 :                    Baccalauréat «Economique et Social»: