E&C is a classic and contemporary collection that has the chic twist of a modern brand. It suits the woman of today and her changing environment. The unique and special hand crafted techniques in addition to the attention to detail of each piece will provide women with the confidence and freedom to express her own sense of style. Inspired by the glamour of Hollywood, ESTE & CHLO creates gowns, cocktail dresses and separates for social occasions, red carpet events, galas, and special events. “Fashion is an art and we must find our own masterpiece”
DESCRIPTION OF THE BRAND
ESTE & CHLO Labels:
White Label: CLASSIC Line – More Comercial M.O.B, PROM, COCKTAIL, DESK TO DINNER, and GUEST OF.
Purple Label: LUXE Line – Has a chic look, commercial, suitable for PROM, HOMECOMING, CLUB & DESTINATION.
Black Label: COUTURE Line – Caters to major public figures and celebrities. Suitable for RED CARPET, GALA, and any prime social events.
Henry is the former Creative Director of JS Collections and has decided to start his own brand at this time. ESTE & CHLO comes to life under Henry’s extensive experience and well known reputation as an international designer in the fashion industry. Henry makes another footprint in the fashion world by bringing the success of his previous brands to ESTE & CHLO. Henry has caught the attention of many editors, stylists and celebrities and his designs have garnered a strong following including Lauren Conrad, Stephanie Pratt, Anna Lynn McCord, Carrie Ann Inaba, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Soledad O’Brien, and Dayana Mendoza (Miss Universe 2008). When Henry was a Senior Designer for Aidan Mattox his work appeared on a wide range of television shows including Gossip Girl, 90210, Dancing with the Stars, The Hills and The Today Show.
Henry began designing as a child in Costa Rica. As a teenager, he entered and won many art contests. After participating in fashion events, his desire to pursue a career in fashion was ignited. He emigrated from Costa Rica to New York City to attend The Fashion Institute of Technology. As a struggling young artist, F.I.T. recognized his talent and potential and was very interested in nurturing Henry’s career in fashion. In 1998 after graduating from F.I.T., Henry began working at Bob Mackie as an assistant and after only six months was designing three collections for the house of Mackie: B’Zar, Vesper and Bob Mackie Evening. It was there that Henry began creating one-of-a-kind wardrobes for celebrity clients including Joan Collins, Kristi Yamaguchi, Vanna White and Donna Da Varona. In 2002, Henry left Bob Mackie to be the senior designer at Demetrios where he designed evening wear, bridal, couture wedding dresses and prom. Henry brings his overall creative vision through his experience, passion for design and his desire to create beautiful dresses for women. Henry is very involved in every aspect that goes into making each dress with the color palette, the fabric, style, fit, and must importantly, is how it will made a woman feel. The attention to detail is a reflection of Henry’s passion for design.