August 20 2014

styledotcom Tom Hanks has an app?

Subscribe to Style Magazine

Katrantzou Diaries


For the finale look of her Spring ’12 runway show, Mary Katrantzou used all the Swarovski crystals in her box. The Brit designer, known for her painstaking attention to beautiful detail, spent two months laboring over the 3-D dress made of crystals and cans. In The Diary of a Dress (above), debuting exclusively on, the designer offers a behind-the-scenes look at the ever-changing process of creating the final piece in her collection.

“It was really intense to do a fully crystallized look, but I felt that we should do something special with Swarovski Elements that encompassed what the entire collection was about,” Katrantzou tells

Designer Update