Dear Shaded Viewers,

Lourdes Creative Director, Andreas Aresti has done artistic direction, creative consulting and styling stints for brands like Armani and Hood by Air and now launches : LOURDES New York Season 1: ‘Niagara Falls’. The name of the brand is inspired by the mother of Aresti and is a love letter to a city and explores being brought up by immigrant parents. His father is Greek-Cypriot and his mother Peruvian, he grew up in Queens, NYC and Woodbridge, New Jersey.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.