Ana Romero is a Lifestyle Brand created by designer Ana Romero Monteiro. Launched in New York in 2012, the brand presents a selection of Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories that feature the designer’s signature designs: colorful, optical, kaleidoscopic, shift color prints.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Ana Romero graduated in Communication Design from the College of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. She specializes in developing prints for the fashion market, having established herself as a textile designer in New York through her own design studio. Her designs have been used by many brands in swimwear, sportswear, women’s and menswear, stationary and gifts, furnishing fabrics, packaging and more.
The collection is a celebration of color and beautiful prints and visually influenced by Optical Art. It’s young spirited, for people who enjoy fashion but don’t take it too seriously. For people who like bright saturated colors and want to stand out, but also want to feel sophisticated.
Ana Romero believes in creating unique products crafted with the highest quality materials and strives to make her products vibrant and fashion forward, to mix innovative concepts with a timeless graphic expression. She is interested in making products that people will cherish for their quality and high level of design, that spark their creativity and make them feel good through a unique experience of beauty and color. Her designs are influenced by her travel’s as the wife of a diplomat and the work of artists such as Victor Vasarely and Bridget Riley from the Optical Art Movement, Andy Warhol, Frank Stella and Sonia Delaunay.
The brand was featured on Gossip Girl and has been sold in luxury departments stores like Barneys New York and Harrods in London, as well as small boutiques in the US, Canada, Portugal and Japan. Her goal is to gradually expand the brand into a wider selection of products for the Fashion and Lifestyle markets. The company is based in Portugal, the designer’s native country.