World-renowned fashion designer Maria Pinto is deconstructing couture

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Justin Kaufmann and Maria Pinto

Famed fashion designer Maria Pinto joins Justin to discuss her career, growing up in Chicago, when she became interested in fashion, studying at the SAIC, moving to New York City to continue her development, how quickly the fashion industry moves, the impact of pop culture on the business, trying to stay ahead of the curve, her new boutique in the West Loop, how she came up with the M2057 name, why she decided to get back into the physical retail game, how she used Kickstarter for her latest project, creating a digital design concept and why she continues to live and work in Chicago.

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