OLIVELA Q&A
Style. Conscious

Maria Cornejo

Founder and Designer, Zero + Maria Cornejo
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My daily ritual includes …
Two cups of earl grey tea, a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to work, sushi for lunch, yoga or pilates when I can, and now that the kids are grown up, home to snuggle the cats and water the garden.
I am grateful for...
My family.
I wish more people could feel...
Empathy.
My favorite way to give includes …
Giving to charity on someone’s behalf.
If I could walk someone else’s path, it would have to be ...
I don’t want walk in anyone’s path. We all have our own path to follow.
My favorite term of endearment is …
Love.
The easiest way to connect with others is …
Being present.
The biggest misconception about fashion is …
That it is glamourous.
When I think sustainability, I imagine …
Innovation.
My biggest truth is …
That you have to appreciate every day and remain present.
My golden rule is …
Treat others how you would like to be treated.
My personal passion is…
Life.
One cause I wish everyone knew about…
RefugeePoint, which identifies and protects refugees who have fallen through the cracks of humanitarian assistance.
Zero + Maria Cornejo
Stella Shrug
$795
Olivela price $795
Provides 23 Days of School
The intention I set for my company...
“To be responsible and sustainable wherever possible, at every level”
— Maria Cornejo, Zero+Maria Cornejo
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