Cotton blend. Hand wash cold. Elastic neckline. Button front closure. MARA-WS51. W602098280. Launched in 2000, this New York designer studied fashion design and graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Mara Hoffman has evolved from collections featuring hand-dyed couture pieces to her current collections which concentrate heavily on original silk prints. Her line encompasses everything from swimwear to cashmere coats pulling inspirations from nature, world travel, and fantasy.