Maria Intscher-Owrang is a fashion innovator. Her critically-acclaimed designs have been featured on the covers and pages of the international fashion press for two decades. A graduate of London’s prestigious Central Saint Martins MA Fashion program under the guidance of legendary Louise Wilson OBE,
Maria is an experienced design leader, having worked at top fashion houses across 5 countries, as well as for her own eponymous brand founded in Antwerp, Belgium. Her research into sustainable and ethical luxury began in 2006, while designing for two of the first pioneering brands to take on these initiatives. Skilled in design direction, research, trend analysis, fashion illustration, textile design/sourcing, and draping, Maria is a highly creative designer with international experience and a passionate advocate for the modernization of the fashion industry.
Advisor for sustainable on-demand domestic manufacturing system
Positive change within fashion has the power to change the world. Fashion can lead the world as a platform for new sustainable business models and methods of manufacturing. We now have the opportunity to modernize manufacturing within the fashion industry. This will have a global effect, due to both
the size and the visibility of the apparel industry. Fashion can be part of a positive movement towards less environmental impact from manufacturing of products.
Concept and design for women's diffusion line (wovens and knits), color and fabric selection, print design
Concept and design for women's collection, sustainable and fair trade fabric sourcing/manufacturing
Team leadership, design for ecologically sustainable runway collection, bags and fabrics. Pioneering sustainability research, development and innovation
Team Leadership, creative direction, concept and design for wovens, knit, accessories, denim and prints, fabric sourcing
Design for women's runway and denim lines
Design for wovens, knits and accessories and fabric sourcing for women's runway collection
Design support, patterns and production for showpieces
cross-functional team management
highly effective communicator
Carte Verte / Permis de travail américain
Mobilité géographique envisageable