Posts tagged "mary katrantzou"

Style Stealer: Kerry Washington’s Graphic Garment

Kerry Washington's Mary Katrantzou dress is sleek, colorful and totally awesome. It also costs upwards of $2000, which means you could either pay your rent for a couple of months, or buy this dress. We say, pay your rent and go for a less expensive version of this graphic, thoroughly modern look. Check out our…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 31, 2012

Cheap & Chic: This Mary Katrantzou Dress For Less

We love this Mary Katrantzou floral bustier dress. We don't love its $1,820 price tag. So we endeavored to find a floral dress with the same look and feel, at a fraction of the cost. Click through to see how our options stack up.

By: Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2012

Well Played: Elizabeth Banks “Expects” Excellence

You know, I never took Elizabeth Banks to be particularly on-point fashion-wise. And then she killed it earlier this week by wearing a gorge and very structural Mary Katrantzou dress to the Met Costume Institute Ball. Here, at a New York screening for her new film "What To Expect When You're Expecting," Banks follows it…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2012

That’s A Lot Of Look: January Jones Wears A Mary Katrantzou Mess

Mary Katrantzou is a designer who takes a lot of risks, and they often pay off. But in the case of this bizarre printed frock-cum-apron worn by January Jones at a screening of "La Revolucion Bleue," well, the risks certainly didn't pay off. As Coco Chanel once famously pointed out, before you leave the house,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 4, 2012

We’re In Love: Topshop’s New Designer Collab From Mary Katrantzou

This gorgeous dress is just a taste of designer Mary Katrantzou's forthcoming collection for TopShop. Not her first for the retailer, but by far her biggest, it will offer 14 pieces and hit stores in February 2012. Her work is characterized by a boldness of silhouettes and prints, and artful attention to the female form.  Katrantzou i…

By: Stefanie Blejec / November 6, 2011

At London Fashion Week, Mary Katrantzou Dresses Models Like Rooms

For her first collection, designer Mary Katrantzou sent models down the runway at London Fashion Week wearing graphic dresses depicting domestic interiors. On some, the skirts resembled lampshades. "With this collection," she told the press, "I wanted to put the room on the woman, rather than the woman in the room." [Style.com]…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 21, 2010