Celia Kritharioti is the innovative designer and owner of the oldest Greek fashion house, which was established in 1906. Since 1988, she has confidently brought the House’s glorious tradition into the 21st century.
Celia’s couture is the ideal combination of femininity, finesse and elegance. Combining the finest quality fabrics and materials with her vision, Celia Kritharioti manages to make every woman feel unique, alluring and elegant, while accentuating the female body. The extensive, detailed work of every single gown, be it a 50’s influenced cocktail dress, a romantic set of lace and muslin, or a sensational summer night’s outfit, is recognized at first sight.
Celia Kritharioti is pinpointed in Vanity Fair UK as one of six couturiers to watch worldwide. Τhe Celia Kritharioti House of Couture is synonymous to sophisticated elegance, designing perfection and intriguing glamour.
In 2009, Celia Kritharioti decided to launch an exclusive prêt a porter line that highlights the iconic elements of Haute Couture . An affordable collection that illustrates the principals of her designs and is accessible to even more women. Finesse, femininity and class are reflected on each and every garment designed for all day and special nights’ occasions.
5226 presents two collections annually: Spring- Summer and Fall- Winter using the finest fabrics and materials. The name of the line was decided as a tribute to Celia’s father, her icon and role model, as it’s the date of his birthday.