Designer Spotlights

Designer Spotlight: Mary Katrantzou

Who? Mary Katrantzou

When? Born 1983

Where? Born in Athens, Greece but currently based in London

What? Pre-Fall 2016 Collection

Born to artistic parents, Grecian fashion designer Mary Katrantzou was destined to follow in their footsteps. She originally went to school for architecture and design, ending up with a fashion portfolio for the Central Saint Martins Master Textiles course. She opened the school’s graduating show and went on to rack up many awards and nominations for her work as a young designer. Now, at just 33 years old, her designs are sold in over 200 stores all across the world, have been featured in publications including Vogue and Grazia, and launched a collaborative collection with Adidas. In her Pre-Fall 2016 collection, she plays around with dizzying patterns for simple articles of clothing, offering optical illusions for the eye. See some of our favorite looks below and see the full collection here:

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