Keren Craig

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Keren Craig
Born (1976-02-27) 27 February 1976 (age 38)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Nationality British
Education Brighton Art College and Chelsea College of Art and Design
Occupation Fashion designer
Labels Marchesa

Keren Craig is an English fashion designer. Craig, alongside Georgina Chapman are the co-founders of the fashion label Marchesa.

As teenagers, Craig met future partner Georgina Chapman while they were both students at Chelsea College of Art and Design.[1] Craig graduated from Brighton Art College in 2000 with a BA (Hons) in Fashion Textiles with Business and afterwards concertrated on print and embroidery design. This included freelance printmaking at Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana.[2]

In 2004, Craig and Chapman launched Marchesa which is named after socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati.[1] Investors of the brand include Giuseppe Cipriani and Steve Witkoff.[3] In 2006, the label was named one of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's top ten finalists.[2]

Recently it was confirmed in the UK Press that Chapman and Craig will be designing the wedding dress of footballerWayne Rooney's fiancée Coleen, for £100,000.[4]

Craig married her boyfriend of the past 11 years, Piers North on 5 July 2008 . North is an Art Director for Mother Advertising in New York.

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