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Ana Del Rio

Ana Del Rio is an award-winning British/Spanish fashion designer specialised in leathercraft. Intending to lead a leather revolution, through her brand ANA DEL RIO, she focuses on creating timeless contemporary leather garments which primarily focus on the fusion of the rich tradition of leathercraft with the innovation of surface techniques. Her main sources of inspiration come from her Spanish heritage and the many traditions she has enjoyed growing up in Madrid.

Awards she has received include the Real Leather. Stay Different: Overall International Joint Award; International People’s Choice Award; UK Overall Award and UK Apparel Award; the Graduate Fashion Week: Fashion Innovation Award 2023; the Leathersellers’ Design Award 2023 and the Roadley Award 2023: Supporting Innovation in Sustainability.

She has also been an active participant in the Artifacts Live: a Legacy in Leather project, a collaboration between the Museum of Leathercraft and De Montfort University.

Category: Fashion

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