In 2008, at 25 years old, Joseph returned to New York to launch his own line, ALTUZARRA. Since its first season, ALTUZARRA has grown in the breadth and depth of its collections. Joseph has developed trademark body-conscious, flattering and feminine clothing. In only 3 short years, distribution has grown to more than 50 doors and press coverage occurs daily. From the outset of ALTUZARRA, Joseph’s prodigious talent, imagination and vision have been highlighted and rewarded several times, recently he was awarded the first prize for the coveted 2011 CFDA/Vogue Annual Fund. Other awards include the Fashion Group International Rising Star of the Year, Out 100 Vanguard of the Year, 2-time CFDA Award Nominee, Ecco Domani Award and Forbes 30 under 30. |
A broad multi-cultural experience and from training with vanguard NY designers in a French couture house Joseph Altuzarra has forged his own distinctive voice.