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LETICIA GARCIA’S PROWESS AS A DESIGNER BEGAN BY WAY OF MODELING INHER HOME COUNTRY OF MEXICO. AS A MODEL SHE WORKED WITH MANY PROMINENT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DESIGNERS. HER STRIKING FEATURES LANDED HER IN THE PAGES OF VOGUE ITALY AND MEXICO, HARPER’S BAZAAR RUSSIA AND ELLE MAGAZINES.

AFTER A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE THAT FORCED HER FAMILY TO MOVE OUT OF THE COUNTRY AND THE MENTALITY THAT “WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES ANOTHER OPENS”…..HER FORAYS INTO THE AMERICAN MARKET SPRANG FORTH LEKUIN.

IN DECEMBER 2010 WWD NAMED LEKUIN ONE OF THE SEVEN NEW DESIGNERS TO WATCH.

IT’S AESTHETIC IS BASED ON THE DICHOTOMIES OF FASHION AND FINE ART,ANTIQUE AND MODERN, RUSTIC AND INDUSTRIAL. USING ONLY RECLAIMED FABRICS, LETICIA GARCIA CAREFULLY

SHREDS AND DISTRESSESSES THE MATERIAL AND THEN PIECES IT BACK TOGETHER, ALL BY HAND. SOME OF THESE ONE OF A KIND PIECES THEN BECOME THE CANVAS FOR A HAND PAINTED DESIGN, WHICH FINALIZES THIS UNIQUE PROCESS OF WEARABLE ART.

LEKUIN GIVES US PUNK ROCK, URBAN WEAR THAT IS NONETHELESS SURROUNDED BY A DELICATELY FEMININE SPIRIT.

 

 

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