Mary Katrantzou’s graduation show in 2008, which featured trompe l’oeil prints of oversized jewellery on jersey-bonded dresses, took the fashion industry by storm. Katrantzou was dubbed “The Queen of Print” by the press, a moniker that recognized the enormous influence of her work in the medium.
Katrantzou’s work changed the face of twenty- first century fashion, inspiring high fashion and high street designers alike. In her designs, Katrantzou plays with clashing aesthetics, mixes technology and artisanship and explores opulent innovative embellishments. Mary Katrantzou’s world is feminine, innovative, bold and artistic.
MARY-MARE is Katrantzou’s year-round resort collection. Postage stamps from exotic destinations & graphic seashell prints are emblazoned on natural fabrics such as cotton, linen and silk to create the perfect summer wardrobe.