Agatha Ruiz de la Prada
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada is one of the most famous and personal designers in the Spanish and international fashion scenes. Her bold and colorful creative universe reflects a point of view full of love, humor and optimism and conveys a concept of life focused on the smallest details and a world composed of vitality. With this unique combination of elements, she infuses a very organic and distinctive personality in all her artworks: textiles, furniture, crockery, technology, childcare, etc.
Born in Madrid (Spain) in 1960, at the crux of the Pop Art movement, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada was inspired by this vibrant, artistic mood of the era. She invoked this splash of pop onto her first collection which debuted in 1980 in her hometown of Madrid. Her creative designs spurred an instant success and went on to showcase on the catwalks of major fashion capitals of the world, including Paris and Milán, leading Ruiz de la Prada to open her atelier in 1982 in Madrid.
With shops now open in more than 150 countries, Ruiz de la Prada’s brand has extended its market to include men’s, women’s, and a children’s fashion as well as shoes, eyewear, make up and even toys. Her collections have been exhibited as works of art in museums such as Museum of Modern Art in Paris and others in Japan, India and Latin America.
Each piece in her collection, as Ruiz de la Prada intended since the beginning, is a wearable piece of art destined to an absolutely free woman.