Sisters Tina and Piarvé Wetshi combined their opposite-but-complementary backgrounds to create a space where aspiring fashion professionals would educate themselves on how to break in the industry, while also discussing topics they felt are often overlooked – topics they are passionate about: entrepreneurship, sustainability and technology.
Having earned a B.F.A. in film and worked as a film-trailer editor later on, Leeorah Betan-Hartman decided to eventually turn her lifelong-passion and hobby, jewelry making, into a full-time career. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Lulu & Shay channels the designer’s inspiration in natural surroundings, incorporating the storytelling nature of filmmaking into handcrafted, hand-carved pieces.
Educated in Argentina and having begun her career in fashion working in Ecuador and Lima, Peru, Guila Saltos’ life-long fascination with magazines ultimately led her create her own publication. She started Yoko Magazine to create opportunities for underrated talent globally to showcase their work.
After graduating and working for mega-brands the likes of H&M and Karl Lagerfeld, Maxime Cartens established Teym with a mission to build an “impeccable wardrobe” launching one item per year. Designed and developed in the brand’s studio and showroom in…