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Establishing a new standard for creating products through conscientious means.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

CHIYOME is a New York-based design studio and online retailer co-founded by designer Anna Moss and her business partner Jenna Cao. CHIYOME is a line of bags and small leather goods, generated through continual structural and material investigation to establish a new standard for creating products through conscientious means. Target consumers are 20-34 year-old urban, progressive consumers with a focus in design and creative fields.


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    Anna Lynett Moss
    Co-founder / Designer

    After graduating from RISD with a BFA in Print Making, Anna cultivated her manufacturing experience at premier print and publishing house, Gemini G.E.L. In 2010, she was nationally recognized on Project Runway and in the fashion industry. Anna then moved to NYC to realize her calling as an accessories designer while enabling CHIYOME as design studio motivated by the challenge of determining balanced solutions.

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    Jenna Cao
    Co-founder / Chief Operating Officer

    After graduating from Cornell University, Jenna developed business acumen at Citi Investment Bank specializing in Mergers and Acquisition. Her subsequent experience working in Direct-to-Consumer Retail Finance at Cole Haan contributed to her retail business knowledge, both offline and online. As COO, Jenna manages operations and finance while overseeing marketing and business development. Jenna also obtains her MBA at Columbia Business School.