Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos is the designer behind the label DIMITRI. The son of a Greek father and an Italian mother graduated from renowned fashion school ESMOD and subsequently finished his “Master of Fashion Design” at Instituto Marangoni Milan.
As early as a child, the 38-year old developed a great affinity to fashion. His fascination for fabrics and cuts was always with him and developed further over the years. Dimitrios worked for well-known designers around the world, such as Jil Sander, Hugo Boss and Vivienne Westwood and is now thrilling international customers and fashion press with his own line DIMITRI.
The label DIMITRI was founded in 2007 and stands for quality, precision and personality. Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos is running his own creative studio and, since 2010, is presenting his collection regularly at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. Dimitrios designs miraculously feminine collections for women who want to stand out from the crowd and are looking for exclusive fashion. ‘I design for women who embody taste, charisma and self-confidence and who also want to radiate this to the outside world’, states the designer himself. Accessories such as bags and jewellery complete his portfolio.
The DIMITRI collection is produced in Italy, evening gowns and couture dresses of the line DIMITRI Atelier are handcrafted in his own studio. The collection can be purchased at selected retailers as well as online on www.bydimitri.com.
In October 2014, DIMITRI was awarded the “Goldene Nase”, a fashion prize for creative design, by Ruth Haber.
BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 21: A model walks the runway at the Dimitri show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Autumn/Winter 2016 at Brandenburg Gate on January 21, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Dimitri)
Photos Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin