Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Mariana Castro has displayed a deep love for fashion since she was a child, while observing her grandmother, a Spanish immigrant, tailoring dresses for clients of the elite society of Argentina.
Following her cosmopolitan education, she pursued her passion in arts and fashion living in Florence, Italy. In 2003, she graduated from the “Polimoda” International Fashion School of Florence, one of the most prestigious schools in fashion.
Since then, she has commenced her professional career in fashion collaborating as a designer for “Salvatore Ferragamo”. Years later, she lived in Lisbon, Portugal, and afterwards in the city of Lausanne, Switzerland, working as a designer and stylist for different brands of fashion in Europe and South America.
In 2010, she created her own fashion house, where she launched her first collection under her name.
Mariana returned to Argentina in 2013, where she launched her collection at “Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires”.
In 2014, she is invited by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina to participate at Miami Fashion Week, to present “Gladiator Goddess Collection”.
Passionate about beauty in all expressions, Mariana has been inspired by arts and history of all centuries, and through her travels around the world. Her creativity plays with the most simple and pure shapes, revering the beauty and femininity of woman.
“Mariana Castro” offers an exclusive Ready-to-Wear and Accessories Collection, created especially by expert dressmakers, with luxurious fabrics and many finished details like the bias cut, gems embroideries and crystal applications with a 3D effect, all handmade.