Gustavo Arango is a Latino designer working in the American fashion industry. He was born in Cali, Colombia, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has been designing clothes since he was 17 years old. In 1989, his passion for design and constant drive to create took him to New York City. Arango studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.), where he excelled from the start and obtained his first job in 1991 as an Assistant Fashion Designer for Pierre Balmain.
His appreciation for detail, intricate tailoring and draping techniques, as well as his keen eye for luxury and style characterize his successful 30-year plus career. His label reflects the lifestyle and taste of the very chic international jet set. He designs and supervises his business from his atelier in San Juan, Puerto Rico.