Mary Katrantzou Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear

It’s not the first time that we review the amazing Mary Katrantzou, and to tell you the truth, we kind of discovered her back in 2008, when she was graduating from Central St Martins. Since then, well, she became one of the most watched UK talents, selling in the best luxury stores worldwide. Katranzou is definitively one of our favorite pop-neo-baroque womenswear designer!

Mary Katrantzou is among the second wave of breakout stars of the digital print revolution that has been sweeping London’s designers.

She’d been looking at the highly stylized seventies photography of Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin when it occurred to her that the interiors in the pictures were just as important as the models.

“With this collection, I wanted to put the room on the woman, rather than the woman in the room,” Katrantzou said after the show.

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