#NYFW | CASA MUZA & The NY Sustainable Designers You Should Know

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There is a sustainable fashionista's dream in the heart of the Lower East Side.  CASA MUZA. A co-working studio, boutique, and an event space started by a collective of women driven to promote New York based designers, artist, entepeuers and my favorite thing...sustainability, 

Yesterday, I headed to 83a Hester St to CASA MUZA for a NYFW presentation.

Here are the designers that you should keep on your radar. 

 


  Cordillera   Based between Puerto Rico and New York, Sylma Santos-Santori hand crafts statement pieces for the contemporary woman. Jewelry inspiration comes from organic and geometric shapes found in nature as well as patterns and modern forms.

Cordillera

Based between Puerto Rico and New York, Sylma Santos-Santori hand crafts statement pieces for the contemporary woman. Jewelry inspiration comes from organic and geometric shapes found in nature as well as patterns and modern forms.

  Skin Onion by Aris Mejias   Made in NYC with 100% "rican-nuyo" soul.- Aris Mejias. Garments without distractions. No logos. No Stretch Fabrics. Only woven textiles to capture the longevity and a blank slate to create stories and endless styles. Skin Onion is about layers and Aris Mejias is making a statement through pattern making.

Skin Onion by Aris Mejias

Made in NYC with 100% "rican-nuyo" soul.- Aris Mejias. Garments without distractions. No logos. No Stretch Fabrics. Only woven textiles to capture the longevity and a blank slate to create stories and endless styles. Skin Onion is about layers and Aris Mejias is making a statement through pattern making.

   Luiny    Contemporary metal jewelry with sculpture and wearability in mind. Luiny Rivera, designer and Puerto Rican native, created jewelry with her travels and lifestyle in mind from her New York studio.

Luiny

Contemporary metal jewelry with sculpture and wearability in mind. Luiny Rivera, designer and Puerto Rican native, created jewelry with her travels and lifestyle in mind from her New York studio.

 
  deeSerret   Goth, industrial, experimental and power. All traits of inspiration from the New York based designer Dee Serret, genderless clothing line, Wearable avant-garde garments for individuals that want to embrace their uniqueness and be put front and center.

deeSerret

Goth, industrial, experimental and power. All traits of inspiration from the New York based designer Dee Serret, genderless clothing line, Wearable avant-garde garments for individuals that want to embrace their uniqueness and be put front and center.

  Reigning GREY   Brooklyn based designer, Torey, is on a mission to create sophisticated jewelry designs that compliment the power of individualism. Focused on inclusion and empowerment, Reigning Grey, is a hand crafted jewelry line in limited runs female owned and operated.

Reigning GREY

Brooklyn based designer, Torey, is on a mission to create sophisticated jewelry designs that compliment the power of individualism. Focused on inclusion and empowerment, Reigning Grey, is a hand crafted jewelry line in limited runs female owned and operated.

  MUZA   "Bohemian, nomadic and fearless woman on the go." The "Muza" or muse self-taught designer Polet Guzmán creates lingerie for. A native of Puerto Rico, now designing in New York, Guzmán is propelled to empower women through wearable art.

MUZA

"Bohemian, nomadic and fearless woman on the go." The "Muza" or muse self-taught designer Polet Guzmán creates lingerie for. A native of Puerto Rico, now designing in New York, Guzmán is propelled to empower women through wearable art.

  Anitra Michelle// HOMME   Founded in 2016, American Fashion House,  Anitra Michelle// HOMME  was created to innovate the Menswear perspective. While initially masculine in intent, Michelle combines her feminine prospective to design garments that mesh texture and deconstruction to one of a kind garments.

Anitra Michelle// HOMME

Founded in 2016, American Fashion House, Anitra Michelle// HOMME was created to innovate the Menswear perspective. While initially masculine in intent, Michelle combines her feminine prospective to design garments that mesh texture and deconstruction to one of a kind garments.


 

CASA MUZA'S Motto

“We carry high quality, conscious, handmade studio and local brands with the fearless person in mind.”