Laura Siegel is an award-winning fashion designer based in New York, Toronto and India fashioning relaxed, effortless pieces for the globally conscious woman. Her sustainable and ethically handcrafted, casual-luxury pieces are designed in collaboration with artisans around the world to sustain traditional cultures and crafts. Along with ensuring ethical working conditions and living wages are provided to the skilled artisans, her team collaborates with organizations to ensure they receive mentorship and workshops to learn how to maintain practicing their craft, provide for their families, education on wealth management, business practices and more. She firmly believes the hand can produce something beautiful that machines will never be able to, no matter the technology. Thus, helping in elimination of heavy energy consumption and the resulting pollutants that disperse into the environment of these communities.