Born & raised in the beauty and wildness of Santa Fe, NM and ever inspired by her current home of Los Angeles, Leah Shlaer's designs are a hybrid of influences; a bohemian upbringing in Santa Fe filled with the esthetics of painters & artists, punk bands, skaters, vibrant Native American and Spanish culture, and a love of all things beautiful.

Leah Shlaer is self taught, beginning designing Women’s Contemporary in 2003 for a number of successful brands in Los Angeles. She began her own label in 2012 and co-founded and designed the former label Lezard Swim. 

The aesthetic of Leah Shlaer that is very much rebellious & crossover and always feels beautiful to wear. The newest collection is inspired by home and recent travels to Tibet, Italy and Mexico City.