Brought up in the world of contemporary performance, where her father composed music for, Mariana’s passion for fashion, costume and cinema evolved. This passion then paved the way for her visual knowledge and technique, which she then applied to costume design during the Central Saint Martin’s “Costume for theatre and film” course.

She debuted her first collection at Portugal Fashion Week in 2011. The designer’s talent and unique approach to ready-to-wear were swiftly recognised, leading her to receive the “Young Revelation” Award in Portugal.

After presenting her second collection at London Fashion Week Mariana was part of the five finalists of the British Fashion Council’s FASHION HUB. Her impressive and auspicious path attracted the attention of the media. Mariana Morgado’s statement pieces can be found in fashion editorials within the pages of highly acclaimed publications such as Vogue China and Contributor Magazine.

Mariana's future endeavours are to now apply her fashion background in costume and wardrobe design.