Monique Lhuillier Bio

(Fashion Designer)

Relationship Statistics of Monique Lhuillier

What is Monique Lhuillier marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Monique Lhuillier get married ? (married date):, 1996
Is Monique Lhuillier having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Monique Lhuillier lesbian ?: No
Who is Monique Lhuillier husband ? (name):Tom Bugbee

More about the relationship

Monique Lhullier is a married woman. She is married to Tom Bugbee. The couple exchanged vows in 1996. They have been married for over 24 years now. The pair first met in the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Lhullier had moved to Los Angeles to study fashion while Tom was studying for his business degree.

The couple is also business partners. He is the manager of the company. They have two kids, one son, and one daughter from their marriage.

Who is Monique Lhuillier?

Monique Lhuillier is a Filipino-American fashion designer well-known for bridal wear. She launched her brand in 1996. Since then, she has established fashion houses in L.A., California as well as in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Lhuillier received the Presidential Medal of Merit from the in 2006 and in 2017 won the Best Bridal Fashion Show at the Elle International Bridal Awards.

Monique Lhuillier: Age, Parents, Siblings, Childhood, Family, Ethnicity

Monique Lhullier was born on September 15, 1971, in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. As of 2020, her age is 48. She was born to parents Michel J. Lhuillier(father) and Amparito Llamas(mother). Her mother is a Filipina society figure and a former model. Her father, Michel is a French-born Filipino businessman. He is an estate buyer,  jeweler, and a diplomat. Monique has one brother and two sisters.

Her mother used to sew her clothes and her daughters’ apparel and eventually became so proficient in it that she started a small business from her home. Seeing the whole process of tailoring, she became curious to learn more. After that, she started spending time with the local designers. When the family had to go to an event or occasion, her parents used to give her some money to design what she wanted to wear.

Her ethnicity is Filipino-American.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about her education, she left for Switzerland at the age of fifteen to study at Chateau Mont-Choisi which is a boarding school. Following that, she attended Saint Theresa’s College.

For further studies, she wanted to go to New York. However, her parents did not want her to go to a big city all by herself. So, she went to Los Angeles where her brothers were also studying. She joined the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.

Monique Lhuillier: Professional Life, Career

After graduation, she got a job in a sportswear company called ‘Melivier‘. But, she realized that the work did not support her creative and artistic thinking. So, she left.

In 1995, for her marriage, while exploring and searching in stores for a perfect wedding dress, she was shocked to see the lack of designs in bridal wear. Although she did find a dress that met her expectations, Lhuillier sketched around twenty-five dresses for her friends and family to wear at her own wedding party. In 1996, Monique unveiled her debut bridal line with the financial support of her parents.

Her husband became the CEO of the company and supported Monique to fulfill her dreams. The Monique Lhuillier label now has bridal and bridesmaid gowns, evening dresses, prêt-a-porter, handbags, fragrances, and home furnishing items.

She now has lots of celebrity clients. Her customers include Katy Perry, Lea Salonga, Regine Velasquez, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Shannen Doherty, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Nicki Minaj, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Kristen Stewart, among others.

Monique Lhuillier: Net Worth, Salary

Monique Lhullier has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. She has not revealed her salary. A fashion designer in America earns around $75k per year. However, Lhullier is earning much more as she has her own brand.

Rumors and Controversy

In 2017, Melanie Trump wore a gown designed by her. While it was a proud moment for her as the First Lady of the United States of America was wearing her gown, some of her fans criticized her for designing the gown for Trump.

There are no rumors about her.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Lhullier has brown hair and brown eyes. She has not revealed her height, weight, and other body measurements.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

She is active on social media sites. She has around 42.4k followers on Twitter and around 426.6k followers on Facebook. Similarly, her Instagram account has around 1.5 million followers.

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