Founder and designer Guerda Pierre loves to infuse her Caribbean roots and culture by continuously updating the brand’s signature aesthetic with inspirational designs, vibrant prints and colors to create modern silhouettes in detailing the unforgettable fit to flaunt the right curves of a woman's body.
MY CRAFTMANSHIP AND ARTISTIC SKILLS ARE GOD-GIVEN GIFT THAT I USE EVERY DAY TO CREATE
Guerda migrated to The United States from Haiti and resided in Brooklyn, NY at a younger age. During her high school years in Brooklyn, she developed a deeper passion for fashion while helping her sister Michelle with her sewing project, fell in love; and decided to buy her first home sewing machine with her first summer paycheck and the rest is history.
Guerda studied fashion design at Newbury College in Boston, MA, Florida International University in Miami, FL. She also holds an BS degree in Professional Administration MGMT and an MS degree in Education Technology/TESOL from Barry University in Miami, FL. While being a fashion design/merchandising instructor at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale during her 12 years She then went on to further her studies in fashion and received an MFA degree at Academy of art University in San Francisco, California. She has worked in the fashion industry in various positions both in NY and South Florida where she had gained knowledge, skills and experience that enabled her to venture on her own to create Lordana brand.
Guerda also loves to teach fashion classes under her online school GP Fashion Academy, Besides being an entrepreneur, she still finds time to teach and consult others who have a passion for fashion.
Studio Lordana LLC is a 100% Black Women-Owned and run in the heart of Brooklyn NY.