Carlotta Actis Barone collections are the expression of her artistic and socially orientated background. She was born and raised in Italy, daughter of a visual artist and an author. She grew up in a very creative environment where she cultivated her interests in literature and the arts. After moving to London and graduating with honours from Central Saint Martins she gained experience with Stella McCartney, Balmain and BCBG Max Azria among others; building her knowledge and working towards establishing her own brand, which she launched at London Fashion Week in 2010. Carlotta's style is very unique with a strong signature, which relates extremely modern matters and draws on influences from the past. Her garments are tasteful and bold, conveying statements and messages through intricate shapes, slogans and symbols.