Casa Lefay launched in March 2016 its first collection, Journey from the Tropics, a sustainable collection inspired by the Colombian Caribbean. Made with organic pima cotton and printed with water based inks, this collection is an inner journey to the roots of a Tropical heart. All patterns and prints are reproductions of hand made watercolor artworks. Thanks to this collection, Casa Lefay has had the opportunity to appear in the designer profile of Vogue Uk magazine.
This Colombian brand advocates eco-friendly design, fair trade and art as pillars of its creations. The designer responsible for giving life to this project , Maria Jose Marroquin , studied literature with emphasis on arts at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Bogota Colombia , later a master's course in art criticism and dissemination at the IUNA in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
After taking several courses in fashion and illustration at institutions like the University of Belgrano, Argentina , and fashion design school Arturo Tejada Cano, Colombia, the designer has decided to continue along the creative path and work from the Andean mountains where attempts to lead a self-sufficient life.
Casa Lefay mission is to bring users new ways to see and experience the world from a sustainable perspective in which each individual is unique creator of his way in a globalized world.
We want to awaken the adventurous character and mystical bent that inspire the rediscovery of the world through travel and connection with nature . Bring through our products and our blog new knowledge about the culture that can recover mysticism and advocate for a look into the idea of a sustainable world.