Tara St James

After a decade designing mens- and womenswear in Canada and the United States, Tara St James launched the New York-based women’s label Study NY, which is defined by conceptual design and sustainability. Study NY cuts and sews collections in New York City’s garment district using ethical fabrics and production methods. St James also has critiqued and lectured at Parsons, Pratt, and FIT, where she focuses on educating the next generation of designers about the importance of sustainability. She also works as Production Coordinator and Research Fellow in the Sustainable Strategies Lab for Pratt’s new Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator.


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