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Established in 2005, CR3D (Carlos Romero Design, Development and Direction) is a unique “boutique” design firm located in New York City with the mission to provide exceptional design packages, development of outstanding products, overall fashion intelligence and trend forecasting services to individuals and businesses.

CR3D offers an alternative to the increasing cost of development and manufacturing. We possess an extensive network of connections that are eager to provide the best creative product solutions to be tailored to the immediate specific needs of fast growing  businesses. We guide our clients through their styling DNA challenges while enabling them to achieve their market share value. Our goal is to provide real fashion trend industry intelligence derived from a knowledge that expand over a period of over two decades of inside trade information and vast business experience. This enables us to keep our skill set dynamic, sharp and current with the industry’s rapid changes. We consistently deliver detail presentations that translate into increased revenue for our clients. Collaborating with CR3D will always result in stand-out-collections of products that will strengthen your brand exposure and lines that are always superbly detailed and strategically planned.

Today we are most exited to be involved in the process of collaborating in the creation and the growth of our existing clients. We are commitment to our upcoming lines which will be defined by products that reflect the entrepreneurial spirit of a real “Globe Trotter Savvy” character.

The key message associated with CR3D is one of a youthful soul that reminds us of the ease and beauty of timeless classics that are tasteful, refined and luxurious in their essence.

 

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CARLOS E. ROMERO, SENIOR FOOTWEAR DESIGN CONSULTANT

I am an accomplished designer who has been part of the New York City fashion design and art scene for more than twenty years. Having identified the need for a unique design service that meets the demands and high quality standards of a fast paced, global fashion industry, I established CR3D, Carlos Romero Design, Development and Direction, a boutique design studio.

With passion for my work and an intense attention to detail, I provide my clients with customized, detail design packages that reflect their aesthetics and elevates their styling requirements. I personalize my client’s experience by tailoring my design expertise and skills which include classic women’s fashion and all occasion footwear, trendy unisex athletic footwear and artistic accessories and components.

I have had extensive experience with the follow up to the technical design, development and rendering for the manufacturing of footwear brands such as Vince Camuto, Vince Camuto Signature, Tory Burch, Donna Karan DKNY, Donald Pliner Sportique, BCBG Max Azria, Banana Republic, Pro-Keds For Jeffrey’s, BCBGeneration, Dillard’s Private Labels, Arturo Chiang, Jessica Simpson Footwear, Lucky Brands, Nordstroms Private Labels, Saks Off Fifth Private Label, Macy’s INC Private Label, among many.

With a successful career in footwear design and a dedication both personally and professionally to the worlds of fashion and art, I will continue to propel CR3D to the highest level of design excellence.

My design mission and philosophy of life are characterized by an of “of the moment” approach which offers unique products and services that helps us ease into a dynamic lifestyle that promotes the well-being and emotional intelligence of energetic individuals who live their lives with passion and to the fullest of their capacity.