Spring/Summer 2016 Mary Katrantzou

Collections|June 28, 2016

In what was surely one of Mary Katrantzou’s most directly wearable collections yet, the designer returned to cosmology and the world as a starting point – we saw elements of it two seasons ago to spectacular couture-like effect, before last season’s beef-up when it came to size, texture, proportion and play. But the designer has […]

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Autumn/Winter 2015-16 Mary Katrantzou

Autumn/Winter 2015-16|August 21, 2015

It was a play on contradiction at Mary Katrantzou, a fact that could have been decoded from her runway; a maze of pyramid foam in Pepto-Bismol pink, equally spiky and hard edged, as it was soft and spongy. She said she was looking at the relationship between the horror vacui art movement and reactionary modernism, […]

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Spring/Summer 2015 Mary Katrantzou

Collections|April 26, 2015

MARY KATRANTZOU’S digital prints – the thing that set her brand alight in 2009 – should, by now, be but a distant memory. She broke away from them last autumn (they had reached saturation point – it was a well-timed call) with a collection of beautifully embroidered column gowns, and this season she continued along […]

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