Keren Craig

Fashion designer

1976 –

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Who is Keren Craig?

Keren Craig is an English fashion designer. Craig, alongside Georgina Chapman are the co-founders of the fashion label Marchesa.

As teenagers, Craig met future partner Georgina Chapman while they were both students at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Craig graduated from Brighton Art College in 2000 with a BA in Fashion Textiles with Business and afterwards concertrated on print and embroidery design. This included freelance printmaking at Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana.

In 2004, Craig and Chapman launched Marchesa which is named after socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati. Investors of the brand include Giuseppe Cipriani and Steve Witkoff. In 2006, the label was named one of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's top ten finalists.

Recently it was confirmed in the UK Press that Chapman and Craig will be designing the wedding dress of footballerWayne Rooney's fiancée Coleen, for £100,000.

Craig married her boyfriend of the past 11 years, Piers North on 5 July 2008 . North is an Art Director for Mother Advertising in New York.

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Born
Feb 27, 1976
England
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Education
  • University of Brighton
  • Chelsea College of Art and Design

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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