Ian Garlantis the creative director of the famous British fashion house, Hardy Amies. His career started soon after completing a fashion degree at Kingston University, when he moved to New York. This was before coming back to London to work as studio assistant at Hardy Amies. But he was to move again when he was then invited to Moscow to design for the Bolshoi Ballet, before becoming head of menswear design at Aquascutum.
In 2002 Ian returned to Hardy Amies. His spring 2004 collection became the first ever couture collection to be shown in China and more recently he designed Helen Mirren’s red carpet outfit for the premier of the hit film ‘The Queen’.