abouts

Cenia Paredes® a native of the Dominican Republic grew up in family dedicated almost entirely to the fine art of dress making. Cenia graduated Summa cum Laude from the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology in 2004. She then worked in New York's competitive fashion district for various renowned brands, but always kept her dream of designing her own line as her ultimate goal. In 2009, Cenia launched her first ready to wear collection, a clothing line that not only represented her vision and design sensibility, that would also help real women look their best no matter what shape.

Cenia blends inspiration from her Latin roots with her American influence to create a modern contemporary look that appeals to today's modern woman. Her sensibility for detail, choice of fabrication and her bold exclusive prints have set her apart as a raising star in New York's fashion scene.

In 2011, Cenia was chosen among 900 companies as one of the 22 participants of The Workshop At Macy’s, and she was one of 4 vendors chosen to launch her product in selected stores in the June’12.
 
Since then, Cenia has been shipping Macy’s stores in Florida, California, US’ Central and the East Coast and Puerto Rico.
 
Cenia has been featured in major Hispanic and main stream TV, newspapers and magazines outlets such as CNN en Espanol, Telemundo, Univision’s Despierta America and Sal y Pimienta, The Style Network's Empire Girls/Chicagolicious, The Today Show, El Diario La Prensa, Huffington Post Voces, La Nueva Voz Latina, Latin Trends Mag, Latina, Oh Magazine, People En Espanol, WWD, Bloomberg News Week, among others. In addition Cenia’s dresses are often wore by hot Latin celebrities such us Evette Rios, Maria Marin, Julissa Bermudez, Adrienne Bailon, Jinny Torres, Alejandra Oraa, Patsy Arias among others.
 
Cenia received the Latinas Destacadas award by el Diario La Prensa and was chosen as the featured designer by Orgullosa™- an initiative created to celebrate, empower, and fuel Latinas’ accomplishments and dreams- to design an exclusive collection for a “skirts only” fashion show in NYC to showcase and celebrate how the Latina community is made of mujeres con la falda bien puesta™. Cenia also designed exclusive skirts for Orgullosa’s Board of Faldas’s Maria Marin, Maribel Lieberman and Evette Rios.