SPERO VILLIOTI - THE
Spero believes that all women are inherently beautiful and sees
his role as a designer to emphasise their unique and special
beauty. He believes that they all have the power to seduce and
designs to enhance this quality but without ever being vulgar. His
designs make his clients feel younger and zappier.
He draws inspiration from living life and seeing the
attractiveness of the women around him.
This inspiration has lead to many elegant, stylish and glamorous
creations which have been recognised in many ways during his
career. He has been awarded the South African J&B Rare Designers
Award, the London Frank Usher Award, the Most Successful Art
Student Award at the London School of Fashion and the Textilia
Young Designer Award in Greece.
Most of all though, Spero believes that his work must be
recognised through the appreciation of the women who wear his
After so many years at the top of his profession, Spero looked for
a way to give back to the industry from which he had so liberally
received. He saw the opportunity to train up new talent in South
Africa by starting a design school where he could offer students
an opportunity to learn the craft of couture which he felt was
lacking in South Africa.
Spero Villioti Elite Design Academy is registered with the Department of Education as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration Certificate No. 2009/HE07/008.
Spero Villioti Elite Design Academy's Diploma in Fashion and Bachelor of Fashion programmes are accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE)
Spero Villioti Elite Design Academy's program is registered in the
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) National
The Academy is accredited through the internationally renowned
City and Guilds of London