Designer / Co-Founder
Jess Laakso Hammond
Jess Laakso Hammond graduated from RISD in '05 with a BA in Apparel Design and from Istituto Marangoni, Milan with a Master's in Fashion. After working with designers in Italy, she returned to the US and got a job as graphic designer and stylist at La Garconne. Wanting to pursue her true passion for apparel design, she teamed up with longtime friend Katie Lerch to create a new line for women similar to herself, which became a reality for SS13.