Cesar Galindo

Cesar Galindo’s career as a visionary and highly sought-after A-list designer, stylist, and entrepreneur is an American tale of impassioned creativity, gritty persistence, and an uncanny flair for beautifully breaking new ground while staying true to the roots of his highly respected creative wisdom.
Galindo’s mother – a gifted seamstress – taught him to sew at a young age and sparked an interest within him that would soon grow into a bonfire of creative passion. His career journey began with designing corsets and period costumes for the Miami City Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera. He made his big break in 1993 with a revolutionary kimono dress design that was featured on the cover of Elle and that earned him a place in the fashion world. Over the course of 35 years in the business, Galindo’s eponymous brand and his reputation as a go-to contract designer, draper, and patternmaker are known the world over. His rare talent for bringing paradigm-shifting designs to life has shaped iconic brands, including Dolce and Gabbana and Calvin Klein, and helped establish and grow brands such as L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani, the Kimora Lee Simmons Collection, and the newest launch of Baby Phat.

After three highly successful decades as a celebrated style maker, Galindo is driven by an unquenchable desire to leave the industry better than he found it – determined to help lessen fashion’s environmental impact while creating new opportunities for the hungry and aspiring young designers of today and tomorrow.

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