Mary Katrantzou RTW Spring 2013 collection

By: Farrah Estrella

Katrantzou was inspired by postage stamps and bank notes from different
countries for her RTW Spring 2013 collection. 

She used
stamps from countries such as Mongolia, Venezuela and Finland, and the
aesthetic elements of international banknotes as the visual fodder for her

Her inspirations
were printed on white backgrounds giving the models a clean Silhouette with
bold A-line dresses that made a big statement.

Some of
the evening gowns were made from Swarovski crystal-mesh that had been fused to
silk brocade and printed with intricate patterns.
Take a
look at the photos from the collection below and tell us what you think.
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to leave your comments.

By Farrah Estrella

Farrah Estrella is an award winning Latina, plus size, fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger. A native of the Dominican Republic, she was a previous writer for and has been the editor of the Estrella Fashion Report since 2012. Follow her on twitter at @FarrahEstrella and @EstrellaFReport

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