Born and raised between London and the English countryside, Stella McCartney graduated from Central St Martins in 1995. Her unmistakable style, based on elegant tailoring and designed for a confident, sexy and feminine woman, emerges from her first collection and in 1997. At the 2012 Olympics, Stella McCartney was named by adidas Creative Director of the Team of Great Britain. It is the first time in the history of the Olympic Games that an internationally renowned designer designs the garments of a national team for all the disciplines of the Olympics and Paralympics.

Stella McCartney