Born in Cuba, Laffita left his country for Czechoslovakia at the end of the 1980s.
Osmany Rodriguez Laffita started his career in his early years. His talent was discovered when the then only 15-year-old Osmany started his studies at the prestigious art school San Alejandro in his home town Havana, Cuba. This did not come totally as a surprise to his family counting several artists amidst whom his aunt: the legendary queen of Cuban Folk, Celina Gonzales.
Following his graduation he worked as an editor for a Cuban fashion magazine. At the age of 22 he moved to the Czech Rupublic where he decided to settle.
The Czech fashion market started to grow as quickly as Osmany’s career. During the 90’s he pumped experiences from such famous houses like Versace and Kenzo. In September 1999 he started to design independently.
In 1999 he established his own brand. Apart from Couture and Pret-a-Porter collections he presents the collection of Casa furniture and home accessories.
Next to his Couture and Ready-to-Wear line, Osmany presents periodically his line of home decoration called Casa. Just as glamorous as his fashion, the Casa line ia a contemporary revision of the richness found in Empire style furniture. An Osmany Laffita Jewelry and Eyewear line complete the collection.
Osmany presents his collections in Paris, New York and Miami. The prestigious fashion magazine Vogue En Espanol awarded him with the “Designer’s Choice Award”.
A look through Osmany’s designs reveals a glamorous, feminine, provocative and sensual style influenced by his natural exuberance. He understands and respects the woman’s body which always remains the real star of his collections. His preference goes to intricate fabrics to create innovative outfits with a little nostalgic eye wink to the great classics. Fashion made by Osmany Laffita is intended for women who are seeking elegance, which are not afraid to stand out and who want to dress creatively.
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