Maria Lucia Hohan
Portrait of an Iconic Designer
Nothing is more important than the love you hold for yourself and for the people around you. This is the strong belief of Maria Lucia Hohan, who invites women to be self-confident, intriguing, playful, feminine, and urban diva no matter the context she finds herself in. The outfits come as a powerful accessory that should enhance her strong personality and inner beauty.
She claims her rights to be noticed and admired. And she does that by wearing sheer silk, colored mousseline, glazed sating that come together with leather, metal textures and laser cut details used as unique accessories.
Leather is the distinctive sign of MLH and it comes in combination with glittery textures, adorning elegant fancy tops and gowns or in vintage, creased, burnt or laser cut corsets. Deep velvet fitted jackets with crystal details or extremely fine and sheer Italian jerseys, basic tees and tank tops with Swarovski buttons, shirt georgette dresses with bow ties, or suit pants with gold zippers.Maria loves to play with unusual combinations that permit her to be curious, playful, creative and free.
After getting her degree in fashion textile design at LISAA-l’institut Superieur des Arts Appliquees-Paris Maria Lucia Hohan left straight to Milan where she worked for a short while as illustrator for Krizia, under the supervision of Mariuccia Mandelli.
Beginning 2003, when Maria Lucia was only 23 years old, the design studio she had opened in Bucharest, started to be a fast growing business. Over the next 3 years MLH had constant monthly featuring in al the local editions of fashion magazines such as ELLE, Cosmopolitan and Glamour and started being the style advisor and designer for the elite of Romanian artists, TV stars and successful women.
In February 2006 she decided to go international, by participating to the tradeshows and showrooms in Paris, where the brand had instant success and got orders from all around the world. MLH is currently selling in Copenhagen, Oslo, Athens, dubai, Singapore, Kuwait, Riyads, New York, Tokyo, and of course in Bucharest.
To find out more about Maria Lucia Hohan and to view her collections please visit: www.mlh.ro