WHO WE ARE
- 100% cotton
- 100% alpaca wool
- 100% merino wool
- 100% leather
- 100% silk
CORE LOTI TEAM
LOTTIE BERTELLO, Founder + Designer
Lottie grew up in Lima, in a Peruvian- Italian household, and moved to South Florida with her family at age 15.
She taught herself how to sew at age 12 and knew she wanted to work in creating clothes since she can remember. Shes worked as a designer at brands including: Vince, & Other Stories and Paige.
Prior to launching LOTI, her work was featured in publications including: TEENVOGUE, WWD, NYLON Magazine, Fashionista
She's currently the Textile Specialist for the Peruvian Government in the West Coast of the USA and also works as a freelance Textile Designer and a Design & Production Consultant.
NORE ENSIZO, Head Seamstress + Master Tailor
Nore Ensizo is our head seamstress and the heart of LOTI. He's been a master tailor for 40+ years. He truly does it all, from drafting patterns to creating our samples to size grading, hes involved in every step of our small batch production process. On top of that, he leads and teaches his team how to make our pieces. Nore works alongside his wife, brother in law and occasionally, his brother.
Nore currenly lives in Lima, Peru.
LUZ CHAFLOQUE, brilliant seamstress
Luz Chafloque is our Accessory queen. She is part of the design + development of all accessory items, including our best selling patchwork bucket hats (collection 001) and our silk tie pieces (collection 002 and current).
Luz sews at home in order to stay safe and take care of her daughters.
She owns a beautiful vintage singer sewing machine, which has been in her family for 3+ generations.