iRi NYC

iri NYC
Latif Nawab & Janet Yeung

iRi NYC, is a contemporary footwear label started in 2016 by Latif Nawab and Janet Yeung.  Ms. Yeung who is the Creative Director of the label grew up in  South Korea and Hong Kong before moving to NY. Janet is a Parsons graduate and previously designed for Marc by Marc Jacobs and Steven Alan.

Latif Nawab worked retail in London before moving to New York where he developed wholesale businesses for Tim Hamilton and Waris Ahluwalia. Nawab has over ten years within the fashion industry and he and Yeung met via mutual friends.

The word Iri is actually the town that Yeung and her maternal grandmother hails from and according to her she wants iRi NYC to represent joy to the fashion world. The iRi NYC customer is one who is not afraid of  but revels in unique styles and color combinations.

Red patent leather boot
Red patent leather boot
Multi-colored leather sneaker

All of the above styles have a unique saw heel and are gender neutral.  Each shoe is made in Italy and can currently be purchased from the iRi NYC website

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