ABOUT: Tania Kottoor is a first-generation Indian-American, who is a creative visionary and the design-forward Co-Founder and CEO of WESTxEAST, a purpose-driven brand. With WESTxEAST Tania has effectively married tradition with innovation. WESTxEAST is the world’s first AI powered design platform for custom-fit ethnic clothing and she has truly re-imagined the process of shopping for weddings and special events. WESTxEAST has produced over 1,000 custom and made-to-measure garments, allowing the next generation to celebrate momentous occasions. Tania’s mission to facilitate an end to end frictionless experience has garnered the attention of BRIDES, Brides Today India and Over The Moon by Vogue.
GIVE: If you’re in NY and need a place to get work done, hit me up! I work at a co-working space called Luminary in NoMad. I can invite 2 guests everyday.
GET: I would love to connect with anyone who’s in branding, fashion, CleanTech, supply chain and NFT/Metaverse world. Let’s chit chat!
FUN FACT: I conceptualized, designed and produced 75 custom WESTxEAST outfits for my wedding in Antigua, Guatemala! This led to a lot of press by major fashion and wedding publications.
NEWS: I’m a Tory Burch 2022 Fellow!
DREAM INTRO WISH: Leena Nair, who recently became the Global CEO for Chanel. As a fellow South Asian, I think this is a remarkable moment in luxury fashion. With admiration, I would love to meet her and get her insights on her journey to where she is now.