Mandolyna Theodoracopulos was born and raised in New York City.

She graduated from London’s Inchbald School of Design in 2001.

She established her company in Los Angeles, and has been based in Europe since 2008, working on projects in England, France, Switzerland, and Spain.

She lives in Vienna.

Mandolyna also runs Taki’s Magazine, a polemical webzine.

In 2016 her book In the Spirit of Gstaad was published by Maison Assouline.