• Maria Cornejo on Border Politics and Being a Working Mother

    1 month ago - By WWD

    “It's sort of bittersweet,” said Maria Cornejo Wednesday evening, away from the pack gathered for her 20th anniversary celebration at the Zürcher Gallery neighboring her Bleecker street store. The designer was surrounded by her family, her staff and her staff's babies, and, naturally, was feeling rather sentimental.
    “My son is 20, my daughter is 27; when I opened the store he was eight months old,” Cornejo said, sipping a mezcal cocktail. “It's a hard business to be in but at the same time it started as a family. And my daughter still shoots my campaigns, my husband still shoots...
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