Exclusive Interview With The Designers Of Maria Ke Fisherman

After viewing their exciting plush dream Fall/Winter 2014 collection we caught up with Maria and Victor, the designers of Maria Ke Fisherman to hear a little about what helped them for inspiration and some news on upcoming features.

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There were so many nostalgic pieces in this collection, what were some of your influences this season?
We were thinking in a mixture of Monsters Inc., Parisien couture, Aprés Ski in the seventies and kawaii patisserie.

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What music do you like to listen to while you work on a collection.
We love to hear 90s hip hop, wu-tang clan the most.

How long have you worked together? What is the best part of working as a team?
We have been 7 years working and living together since we first met in an afterparty in Madrid. Working as a team provide us two points of view, Maria is more artsy and Im more techie, the result is a mixture of wild styling and mathematically perfect pieces.

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What are some of your favorite designers from the past and present?
We love classics like Prada, Chanel and Versace from the past and nineties , Bernard Wilhelm, Balmain and Hood By Air of today, to name a few.

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Who would you love to see wearing your designs?
80s Harrisson Ford and Sean Young.

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Which piece took the longest to make?
Some handmade crochet pieces take more than 1 month, 8 hours a day to be made!!

Any exciting news we should keep our radar on?
We are just launching our Maria ke Fisherman x Buffalo led light shoes and MkF for Opening Ceremony handmade crochet SS14 collaborations. We love mixing traditional techniques in futuristic ways.


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