Hannah Marshall is a London fashion designer from the United Kingdom whose work primarily focuses on 'black' having been accredited with 'reinventing the little black dress' Her focus has been on creating constructed yet feminine pieces.
Gaining a First Class degree from Colchester School of Art & Design in 2003, Hannah has since established herself internationally as a designer, an entrepreneur and the face of one of the most immediately coveted luxury brands to launch in recent years. Her talent and wealth of experience with leading London fashion designers attracted the attentions of the first ever Creative Pioneer Programme to come from NESTA (The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts). At the age of 21, Hannah was the youngest of 30 young entrepreneurs to receive personal and business training to help transform their ideas into a business. Hannah is now supported by The Centre for Fashion Enterprise and has been recognised by organisations such as the Gen Art in New York, Channel 4 and New Generation sponsored by TOPSHOP at London Fashion Week. Internationally recognised, New Generation support has helped launch the careers of some of Britain’s top designers, including the likes of Alexander McQueen, Matthew Williamson and Julien Macdonald.
February 2007 saw the introduction of her distinctive AW07 ‘Quiet Noise’ collection which debuted at the On|Off exhibition, followed by SS08 ‘VoID’ in September 2007. For AW08 ‘Code Black’ was shown as part of New Gen at London Fashion Week, as was “Power Architect for SS09, and then Hannah successfully received the highly acclaimed New Generation sponsorship for the third season running and unveiled the much anticipated AW09 collection ‘Armour’ at The Exhibition at February’s London Fashion Week. Hannah Marshall debuted her first catwalk show at London Fashion Week with her Spring/Summer 2010 collection ‘”Encryption”, where British supermodel Erin O’Connor modelled for Hannah Marshall exclusively, due to the success of the show the British Fashion Council offered Hannah Marshall her first On-Schedule show for February 2010, where Hannah showed the Autumn/Winter 2010 collection, ‘Army of Me’.
Erin O’Connor, Janet Jackson, Roisin Murphy, Megan Fox, Julia Roitfeld, Alison Mosshart, Alice Dellal, Tori Amos, Skin, Florence Welch, Natasha Khan, Naomi Campbell, Marina and the Diamonds, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Estelle, Beth Ditto, Kelly Osbourne, Ipso Facto, Leah Weller