Laura Siegel is an award-winning fashion designer based in New York, Toronto and India. Her sustainable and ethically handcrafted, casual-luxury pieces are designed in collaboration with artisans around the world.
After receiving her formal design education at Parsons School of Design in New York City and London’s Central Saint Martins’, Siegel honed her skills in silver-smithing, knitting, natural dyeing, embroidery, and accessory design with top industry professionals and skilled artisans. Her work has taken her to all corners of the globe, enabling the young designer to apprentice for and collaborate with international designers such as Megan Park, Life with Bird, Yigal Azrouel, Luca Luca, and Arthur Mendonca. Siegel’s travels and insights into a diverse design processes and unique production methods have shaped her ethically handcrafted collection while enabling artisans in third world countries to preserve their cultures and crafts.
Most recently, Siegel was a finalist in the CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge, and has been featured in a range of industry publications such as Style.com, WWD, Vogue Italia, Elle.com, and Teeth Magazine.