An even more impressive collection than the previous one. Mary Katrantzou is taking prints, again, to the next level! Mixing but still keeping a serene balance that makes you dream. Celebrities love her designs more than ever!!! How can Mary Katranztou do that?
Designer name: Mary Katrantzou
Origin: Athens, Greece
Design background: Mary attended Rhode Island School of Design and then completed both her BA and MA at Central Saint Martins. She has previously worked for Sophia Kokosalaki and freelanced for Bill Blass, amongst other designers. She was awarded NEWGEN sponsorship for six seasons (spring/summer 2009 – autumn/winter 2011).
Design signatures: “A hyperrealist aesthetic, bold graphics and industrial jewellery.”
How would you describe the Mary Katrantzou woman? “She has a liberated spirit and a strong sense of style.”
Trademark piece: “A dress inspired by the filtered beauty in design, mapped around the female figure.”
What encapsulates fashionable London for you? “Somerset House during London Fashion Week.”
Three autumn/winter 2012 inspirations: “Still life, crayon box and Victoriana.”
What does 2012 hold for your brand? “Collaborations with Longchamp and Topshop – both set to launch in February – and big developments for our own range.”
Where do you go in London to seek artistic inspiration? “I often go the ICA; it is a very well curated space that always shows interesting and totally different exhibitions.”
Celebrities wearing Mary Katrantzou
Images: Style.com, Mary Katrantzou facebook
Have a lovely Day!!!