Larissa Muehleder, a Brooklyn transplant with Nigerian and Austrian roots, is known for her ambitious, adventurous nature. As a newcomer to the country during her childhood, she found her style to be a powerful way to connect with her peers. Despite financial limitations, Larissa embraced her unique identity, creating her look from GoodWill finds. Her confidence grew as she developed design skills at the High School of Fashion Industries, crafting custom prom dresses and more. She pursued her passion by studying fashion merchandising and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Alongside her studies, Larissa boldly launched her own label, a rare feat for someone with no prior experience. She dedicates her brand to her mother who taught her what it means to work hard and never settle for less. Her brand is a tribute to her mother, who instilled in her the values of relentless hard work and never accepting anything less than the best.