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February 24, 2020

MAREUNROL’S, Latvia

Mārīte Mastiņa-Pēterkopa and Rolands Pēterkops

Created in 2006, MAREUNROL’S is an internationally recognized Latvian fashion brand. Its founders are fashion designers Mārīte Mastiņa – Pēterkopa and Rolands Pēterkops. MAREUNROL’S works in various fields of art – creating fashion collections, participating in men’s fashion weeks in Paris, creating stage sets, fashion installations and fashion shorts, as well as stage costumes for opera in Latvia – Eugene Onegin, Rienzi. Rise and Fall, Mikhail and Mikhail playing chess, for the ballet performance Hamlet. Abroad – Salome at the Mary Theater in St. Petersburg and Eugene Onegin at the Mikhail Theater in St. Petersburg. Has participated in many international competitions and festivals, biennials and group exhibitions outside Latvia – at the 12th Prague Quadrennial, traveling exhibition “ARRRGH! Monsters in Fashion ” at the Benaki Museum in Athens and“ La Gaîté Lyrique ” in Paris and more.
In 2009, the duo won two major awards at the 24th International Hyeres Fashion and Photography Festival in France.
In 2016, MAREUNROL’S was nominated among ten European nominees for the prestigious Woolmark International Men’s Fashion Award.

Una Meistere, director of art and culture portal Arterritory.com: “MAREUNROL’ S collections are constructions of mind, imagination and sensations, which, like finely tuned antennae, detect the vibrations of their time, deconstructing them, extracting their essence and visualising them in the universal language of fashion. Artists pose questions, demand attention, experiment with the assumptions, perceptions and materiality. Their collections are spaces for contemplation as well as crossroads, where music, art, literature, cinema, life, dreams, the material and immaterial world meet. They are like wings of imagination that transcend the gravity of rationality and let us reach the territory of unpredictability and spontaneity and see that which otherwise would remain unnoticed.”

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In 2013, Phaidon’s almanac “Pattern” ranked MAREUNROL’S among the 100 contemporary designers of today. Lifestyle magazine Wallpaper chose MAREUNROL’S as its cover for its future fashion special edition.

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