KRIS MARAN is a women-designed Ukrainian brand founded by two sisters and mother – Kristina, Anna and Maria Stelmakh in 2018 and relaunched in 2022.
With the addiction to travel Kris Maran is built on a conception of ‘12 core gowns’ derived by generations (sisters-designers and their mother) and the philosophy of one luggage packable wardrobe for every life occasion. Each season the brand issue and rethink 12 categories based wardrobes with a unique inner code that reveal the spectrum of inborn women’s facets: from Sexiness to Severity, from Temptation to Restraint, from an Urban Queen to a Mysterious Heroine, the brand gives every woman the chance to choose what side she wants to empower this time.
In KRIS MARAN we believe ‘women don’t need dozens of dresses in wardrobes they just need a few right ones’ - Anna and Kristina say
Known for its minimalist approach and a clear focus on textures and fabrics, KRIS MARAN spirit navigates through a simplicity of shapes and abstract lines of avant-garde.
Since HFW 2022 the brand has increased its presence on international market and gained its reputation in fashion media as the brand, whose creations are “The celebration of female strength” (Harper’s Bazaar, US).
The KRIS MARAN family is growing every day. The brand has been featured in Forbes, Vogue, Haarper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Monocle, ELLE, Keyi Magazine, Glamour, The Saxon, etc.
Meanwhile, the designers-sisters are proud of their Ukrainian roots. With a local manufacturing office, the brand supports the art of Ukrainian craftsmanship and its artisanal values, as for the designers it is one of the main principles of sustainability.