DESIGNER NAME: Mary Katrantzou
BACKGROUND: Mary was born in Athens, Greece. She 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).
SIGNATURES: “A hyperrealist aesthetic, bold graphics and industrial jewellery."
IDEAL CLIENT: “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.
Mary Katrantzou won the Emerging Talent - Ready-to-Wear award at the British Fashion Awards 2011.
Shortlisted for the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2012.