By Carl Anglim | February 9, 2017
New York // 7pm Runway Show // Volcano Fall-Winter 2017
Maria Martinez was born in Guatemala, began her career as plastic artist, moved to fashion designer in 2004. Collaborated with the Swaziland blogger Zethu Dlamini, and coproduced with the African designer Foday Gassama, at her studio in Taipei.Presented the Rock N Roses SS17 Collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Guatemala 2016.
She loves the textures, colors and her inspiration comes from every experience, during a journey around the world, to the time traveled in the metro. Her collections explore global materials and new ways of production with small groups of local manufacturers to keep the sustainability of the pieces