Anthony Vaccarello is born in Belgium and from Italian descent. From a very young age he cultivated an early interest in fashion and particularly, dressing strong women.

He studied fashion at the prestigious La Cambre school in Brussels where he graduated with much distinction.
His graduate collection was presented at the fashion festival in Hyeres in the South of France

in 2006 where it won the «Grand Prix mode». Afterward Vaccarello went on to work for Karl Lagerfeld at Fendi where he specialised in fur designs. He then decided to strike out on his own to create his own label and present his first woman collection in January 2009

Since March 2011, he shows during the Fashion Week in Paris. In July 2011, he won the ANDAM Fashion Award and a €200.000 endowment.