Mary flew to Istanbul for the GREAT! Festival of Creativity held in Istanbul. The Festival aims to offer an exclusive view of all that’s best in fashion, design, luxury, technology, education, food, drink and above all creativity. Presented by the thought-leaders, subject experts and business individuals the audience was offered a unique programme of intimate masterclasses, example-rich presentations, well-organised networking sessions and, direct access to proven creative thinkers who drive their business forward with imagination, innovation and flair. The Mary Katrantzou Installation was held throughout the festival and Mary spoke at the Festival about developing a fashion brand, her business and channeling her creativity.