Meet Our Vendor: Luna by Karina Potestio
Who are you and what do you do?
I am Guatemalan native now living in Portland OR. I am the designer, and maker of Luna by Karina Potestio, selling both wholesale and retail.
What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on?
Velvet jumpsuits, with pockets!!!!!
What was your first memory of making something?
Growing up in Guatemala I learned to sew by deconstructing my clothes to see how they were made.
What is your favorite new product for 2018?
Wide leg pants, high waisted, and pockets of course!
How far will you be traveling to come to UCU?
I will be traveling from Portland Oregon
How did you get started in your business?
As a stay at home mom living in Portland I began making skirts for my 3 little girls. I made more skirts to give to friends and soon began receiving custom orders. My hobby quickly grew into a business and now my clothing line is sold in stores around Portland and the United States.
My girls are not so little anymore 15, 17 and 19 they are my biggest fans and help me with the business.
Is this a full-time business for you?
Yes, more than full time as it happens when you have a great passion for what you do 🙂
Who’s your biggest fan?
My 3 daughters
What do your customers love most about your product(s)?
Comfort and simplicity.
We’ve got another giveaway! Today enter to win your own Luna Jumpsuit in green velvet. Looking for a party outfit? This Luna Jumpsuit IS the Party!!!!! Winner chooses size in my booth XS-XL. Retail price $120. Get on it!