From a young age Lily has had an opportunity to live in various countries, to examine different lifestyles and to get acquainted with a multiplicity of cultures. Her main inspiration is art and the art of living.
Lily finds beauty in the way people express themselves through creativity. After living in the “Fashion Capitals of the World” – Paris and London, and spending time in Milan and New York, Lily believes that Fashion is a “Walking Art” – a dynamic interaction of designers’ visions and the choices that we make when selecting our outfits.
After completing 2 Masters Degrees, Lily has worked in Moscow as a brand manager for a number of international fashion brands. This experience has led her to realize that she would love to create her own looks and designs.
Lily is married and lives in the Bay Area. While here, Lily has finished a program in Apparel Design and Merchandising. Lily is able to create garments in a different categories and styles – from Couture and Bridal to a funky outdoor clothing.
Right now Lily is focusing on custom-printed fabrics and creating her own line. Taking inspiration from philosophy, mythology and heritage, while making analogies to modern styles.
Lily works with a number of artists, using their artworks to create her own prints for collections. Lily prints all the fabrics and creates all the garments in her studio in San Leandro. She is participating in international fashion shows, working in collaboration with other fashion designers, and widening her borders as a designer.
Website – http://lilymarotto.com/