Zero + Maria Cornejo goes bold on basics

February 14, 2018

by Ian Laughead

Local manufacturing. Eco-friendly fabrics. A sustainable design ethos. ApparelMagic client Maria Cornejo’s values reflect everything we want to see in the fashion industry. And more than that, they seem totally authentic to her.

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At her latest Zero+Maria Cornejo collection shown at New York Fashion Week, Cornejo pared back her designs to simple, elegant shapes. These are clothes that will last the test of time, with knockout draped gowns, cozy outerwear, and classic separates.

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Minimal doesn’t mean boring, however. A selection of garments from jumpsuit to coat in a tomato red corduroy were bold and camera ready, while her shearling trimmed leather coats are a street style snapper’s dream.