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Watch: The Business Esteban Cortazar Built

In an interview with ORDRE fashion director, Kirsten Lock, designer Esteban Cortazar discusses his business strategy and unveils plans for the label’s expansion.

Born in Colombia and raised in Miami, Esteban Cortázar moved to Paris in 2007 to be creative director of Emanuel Ungaro before launching his label in 2012 exclusively on Net-a-Porter. Eight years ago, the designer pioneered the model of producing collections before he'd even shown, which was formative for both his business and the entire fashion industry.

In this interview with ORDRE fashion director Kirsten Lock, the designer looks to the future, revealing the direction that he is now pushing the business in. Cortazar continues to be inspired by Paris, especially in the summer-time, walking us through his SS’19 collection and the looks he believes will be best sellers.

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