Fashion Designer

Angelos Bratis

Born in Athens in 1978, Angelos Bratis grew up in the studio of his mother, who worked as a seamstress. Growing up he enrolled at the Veloudaki Fashion School in Athens, while graduating he continued his studies with a scholarship at the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, known as the Arnhem Fashion Institute in Amsterdam. He, then, worked as an assistant at the Couture House in Paris and Rome, until his return to Greece in 2005, where he founded his own fashion house. Upon his return to Italy, he collaborated with the fashion houses Vionnet and Roberto Cavalli, while he continued to present his eponymous collections. In 2011 the designer's career and fame were enhanced when he won the "Who Is on Next?" Competition, founded by Franca Sozzani of Italian Vogue and Fendi and Alta Roma designer Silvia Venturini. In September 2012 he was selected to present the SS15 Moralis collection at the Teatro Armani in Milan. Its light silhouettes and characteristic drapes composed a new form of elegant simplicity. His collections over the years have run on catwalks in Milan, Paris, New York, Beijing and Athens, attracting much international media attention. He has also worked with companies such as, L’Oreal Paris, Wella Professionals, Mattel’s Barbie, Johnnie Walker Black Label and Harris Tweed. For the last 4 years he has settled permanently in Athens, participates in the fashion show GNTM, while he opened his studio in the former office of the famous Greek architect Ioannis Despotopoulos.