Antthony Mark Hankins studied fashion design at the Pratt Institute of Design in New York City and the prestigious Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris France. Antthony has worked at the great design houses of Yves Saint Laurent, Willi Smith and Adrienne Vittadini.
In the early 90’s Antthony opened his very own design studio named “Antthony Design Originals”. Antthony’s exclusive couture collection of social dresses and detailed separates are made exclusively in the United States of America of European fabrics.
Antthony’s social dress designs are reflective of the 50’s, with a modern approach to the resurgence of the cocktail dress being worn by women of the world, from the Hollywood darlings to sophisticated socialites to busy professionals. His designs bear an American sensibility of design and construction. The Antthony Design Studio collection is sold in specialty department stores and select boutiques across the nation.
Antthony also designs an exclusive line of soft dressing related career separates for the Home Shopping Network channel, this diffusion of his better line reaches a contemporary stylish American woman who gravitates to better styling but demands an affordable price point.