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In The Know is proud to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. During this month our team will highlight a wide range of brands owned by Latinx. We encourage you to support today and beyond.
Part of what makes fashion so much fun is discovering new designers and trying new styles and trends every season. If you’ve been wearing the same uniform day in and day out, it’s time to mix things up.
To help you do just that, we’ve compiled a bunch of amazing videos owned by Latinx fashion marks that should be on your radar. Whether you are looking for clothes or accessories or have a lot to spend or just a little, these brands are worth buying every time you update your wardrobe. Check out some of our favorite Latinx-owned fashion brands below.
Founder: Carolina Herrera
About the brand: Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan fashion designer who has dressed Jacqueline Onassis and Michelle Obama. While she offers him luxury ready-to-wear clothes website, his eponymous brand also sells accessories, shoes, jewelry and leather goods.
Founder: Cristina Rose-Guizar
About the brand: Centinelle is a California-based, women-owned, slow-fashion brand BIPOC that creates artwork illustrations on scarves, housewares, loungewear, and hair accessories. Brand founder Cristina Rose-Guizar illustrates her work drawing on influences from her Mexican heritage, her northern Californian roots, her obsession with Japan (their words), love of animals and simple pleasures in life.
Flor de Maria
Founder: Flor by Maria Rivera
About the brand: Flor de Maria Rivera (the founder) was born in Peru and emigrated with her family to the United States at the age of 14. Rivera decided to launch his shoe brand, Flor De Maria, after spending years searching for the perfect pair of shoes. Today you can buy a mixture of sandals, pumps, mules and boots on the website.
Founder: Gabriela Hearst
About the brand: Born and raised on her family ranch in Uruguay, Gabriela Hearst now designs high-end, luxury, ready-to-wear clothing and accessories sold at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf goodman. His handbags are particularly coveted; they are produced in limited quantities and only available by special order.
Isabella Springmuhl Tejada
Founder: Isabella Springmuhl Tejada
About the brand: Isabella Springmuhl Tejada is a Guatemalan fashion designer. Her work has been showcased around the world, including at London Fashion Week’s International Fashion Showcase in 2016. In the same year, she was voted to the BBC’s 100 Women List.
Founder: Johanna ortiz
About the brand: Latin American fashion designer Johanna ortiz is known for its vacation clothing and accessories. She has collaborated with H&M and her luxury designs are sold at Neiman Marcus, To mix together, Saks Fifth Avenue and more.
Founder: Valeria del Rey
About the brand: La Gotta mission is to redefine the swimsuit story, one outfit at a time. Each swimsuit is designed to enhance its beauty through creative designs. The brand’s goal is to cultivate unique, sustainable pieces that express feminine individuality.
Founder: Monica Sordo
About the brand: To say Monica Sordo’s jewelry is like wearable art is not an exaggeration. Each piece is beautiful, taking inspiration from the many places the designer has spent time. Born in Venezuela, having worked in New York and traveled throughout Peru, Sordo’s designs are timeless treasures that you will love and admire for years to come.
Founder: Nancy Gonzalez
About the brand: Nancy Gonzalez is a Colombian-born handbag designer who launched her first collection in the United States in 1998. Her beautiful pieces use bright colors and exotic materials such as calfskin and crocodile. Buyers can buy his bags on the brand’s website website or to Saks Fifth Avenue.
Founder: Narciso Rodriguez
About the brand: Known for his high styles and elegant silhouettes, Narciso Rodriguez rose to prominence after designing the wedding dress Carolyn Bessette wore for her wedding to John F. Kennedy, Jr. Today the brand is worn by the fashion elite, including politicians, celebrities and global influencers.
Founder: Pepa Pombo
About the brand: When it comes to great knitwear, Pepa pombo never fails. Founded by Colombian designer Pepa Pombo, the brand is a bright and colorful collection of sweaters, dresses, jumpsuits and more for women, as well as coordinating miniature models for little girls.
Port de Bras
Founder: Clarissa EgaÃ±a
About the brand: Port de Bras is the definition of athleisure with style. The brand specializes in everything from bodysuits to crop tops, jumpsuits and jackets that help make training a lot less stressful and a lot more chic. In addition to buying parts directly from the brand, you can also buy Port de Bras on Saks Fifth Avenue, Carbon 38 and Neiman Marcus.
Founders: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough
About the brand: Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough met at Parsons School of Design in New York, and their thesis project became Proenza Schouler’s first collection. The luxury womenswear brand founded by Latinx has won five CFDA awards for its designs.
Founder: Silvia Tcherassi
About the brand: Colombian designer Silvia Tcherassi was a known pioneer of Latin American couture and made the historic transition from interior design to fashion. She became the first Latin American designer to be invited to Fashion Weeks in Paris and Milan. All his creations are made in Colombia, with a particular focus on sustainability. The motto of the Latinx-owned fashion label is âeffortless eleganceâ. Buy her creations on silviatcherassi.com or to Operating mode.
Zero + Maria Cornejo
Founder: Maria Cornejo
About the brand: Zero + Maria Cornejo is a Latinx-owned fashion brand designed and manufactured in New York City. The brand is known for its modern yet timeless designs and is sold in more than 70 stores around the world, including Bergdorf goodman and 11 Honore.
Contributors: Ellie Conley, Moriba Cummings, Jeanine Edwards, Julia Webb
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