Isabel Marant was born in Paris, France in 1967. Originally a jewellery designer, Marant launched her line of accessories in 1989 and introduced womenswear in 1994.
Inspired by her travels through India and Africa, Marant is known for bringing a bohemian ethnicity to Parisian style. Celebrity fans of her label include Diane Kruger, Chloë Sevigny and Rosie Huntingdon-Whiteley. She launched the sister label Isabel Marant Étoile in 2000.