Born in Santa Fe’, Bogotá, in 1971, Haider Ackermann was adopted by a French family. He grew up living in various cities throughout Europe and Africa before finally settling in the Netherlands. After high school, Haider moved first to Amsterdam and then to Antwerp in order to study fashion design at the world-famous Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Haider worked for various fashion labels, he also worked as an intern at John Galliano’s Paris office, saving money and continuing to draw and imagine the possibility of his own collection. In 2002, After having saved enough money Ackermann presented his first female collection in Paris. Ackerman is now an accomplish modern designer.