• Fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki dies aged 47

    28 days ago - By The Guardian

    Known for her elegant drapery, the Greek-born designer created gowns for the red carpet, costumes for the Greek Olympics and chic wedding dresses Sophia Kokosalaki, the London-based Greek designer, has died at the age of 47. Kokosalaki was known for her talent for drapery and clothes that had a female-friendly glamour. They were worn on the red carpet by Chloë Sevigny, Kirsten Dunst and Jennifer Connelly. The fashion world took to social media to express their grief about the news. Journalist Melanie Rickey, writing on her fashioneditoratlarge Instagram account, called Kokosalaki: “a...
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  • The Incredibly Talented Greek Designer Sophia Kokosalaki Dies at Age 47

    The Incredibly Talented Greek Designer Sophia Kokosalaki Dies at Age 47

    28 days ago - By 10 magazine

    A very sad day here at Ten Towers, with the news of Sophia Kokosalaki's passing. An incredible talent, and wonderful woman, she will be deeply missed by all who knew her, and the wider fashion industry as a whole. A Central Saint Martins graduate, Greek Kokosalaki launched her brand in 1999 and established a signature style of combining classic draping with modern silhouettes. Over the past 20 years, Kokosalaki has worked on some incredible projects, including stints at Vionnet when it relaunched in 2006, designing womenswear for Diesel Black Gold and even creating the outfits for the...
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  • Designer Sophia Kokosalaki Dies at Age 47

    28 days ago - By WWD

    MILAN - Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki has died at age 47.
    Based in London, Kokosalaki was born in Athens and was singled out early in her career to work with Italian leather manufacturer Ruffo on capsule collections for the firm's experimental line Ruffo Research, which over the years collaborated with designers including Raf Simons, Veronique Branquinho and Haider Ackermann, to name a few.
    Kokosalaki launched her signature collection in 1999 after graduating with a master's degree in women's wear design from Central Saint Martins, one of the wave of young designers coming out of London...
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  • Renowned Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki dies

    28 days ago - By Fashion United

    One of Greece's most successful designers
    Sophia Kokosalaki, who dressed A-list stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne
    Hathaway and Julie Christie, has died, the culture minister said Monday.
    The London-based designer's clients also included Kate Hudson,
    Cristina
    Ricci, Tilda Swinton, Jennifer Connelly, Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley and
    Diane Kruger.
    "It is extremely sad when a young person dies, a creative spirit, a dynamic and self-made woman who starred in the harsh and competitive world of international fashion for a 20-year period," Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said.
    A former head...
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