Jeffrey Costello met partner Robert Tagliapietra in 1994. After years honing their skills designing clothing for various actresses and musicians, they created Costello Tagliapietra in 2005. Finalists for the CFDA/Vogue fashion Fund two years in a row, their work has been included in books and museums around the world. The Costello Tagliapietra collection is both elegant and timeless and borders on the couture in both technique and process creating items that are heirloom in quality; nodding gracefully between the heritage of the past to the wants and needs of the present and future.
Charlotte Ronson is a New York based designer and style icon. Her first collection, launched in 2000, gained instant recognition and the attention of fashion publications like Elle and Vogue. Her fashion show is now one of the top shows at New York Fashion Week each season. Charlotte loves to design wearable, fun, downtown, feminine, effortlessly chic clothes that women can wear day-to-night. Her inspirations often come from her family and friends, music and travel. Known for her impeccable style and trendsetting designs, Ronson’s clothing and accessories have quickly become a favorite among fashion toward celebrities, models and influencers.
Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai are originally from South Pasadena and Los Angeles, respectively. They both moved to New York in 1999 to attend Parsons Schools of Design. In 2003, three weeks after graduation the pair began making the first Vena Caba collection on their living room floor. They currently work out of their studio in Manhattan, NY. Since their launch in 2003 the Vena Cava collection has been going strong. They have been nominated twice for the coveted CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. In 2009 they were the runner’s up for the Fashion Finalist fund and have collaborated with brands such as Gap and Converse. The Vena Cava collection is carried at top retailers like Barney's New York, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bergdorf Goodman along with many more.