ABOUT THE COMPANY

THE BRAND

Lafayette 148 New York creates collections for sophisticated, confident women. Produced with the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship, our enduring designs are renowned for their exceptional fit and quality. With extensive styles and unique versatility, we give you the pieces you need to discover a new you with each collection.

 

THE COMPANY

At the heart of Lafayette 148 New York is a global team with a wide range of expertise and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Founded in 1996 by Shun Yen Siu, Deirdre Quinn, and Ida Siu, Lafayette 148 fuses the energy of its cosmopolitan New York roots with strong Chinese heritage resulting in a unique fusion of East and West.

 

Our namesake Manhattan street address is home to our company’s headquarters, where our design studio, showroom, merchandising, brand communication, and sales departments thrive together under one roof. Our New York team works seamlessly with our talented team of artisans in Shantou, China resulting in an alluring combination of craftsmanship with modern, minimal designs.

Our vertical, integrated structure allows for a production turnaround unparalleled in the industry, as well as the flexibility to achieve the creative visions of Team 148. It enables us to not only accommodate large production orders, but also special orders and custom fits for individual clients.

 

Our hands-on approach brings an expert eye to every aspect of production, from conception through creation. A highly skilled team of experienced patternmakers produce each design with precision and care, and the collections are created using the finest, globally sourced leathers, cashmeres, cottons, and wools.