Maria Cornejo

Owned and run by women, Zero + Maria Cornejo offers clothing uncompromised in quality and value while staying committed to its social and environmental impact.

Astrological sign?
Libra

Lucky number?
7

Favorite color?
Blue

Morning, Noon, or Night?
Morning

Uptown, Midtown, or Downtown?
Downtown/Brooklyn

Oscars, Tonys, or Grammys?
Grammys

Met, MOMA, or Movies?
MoMA

Football, Baseball, or Basketball?
None

Green Tea, Black Tea, or Herbal Tea?
Black tea lapsang souchong

Sugar, Splenda, or Stevia?
Honey

Red, White, or Rosé?
Red

Spicy, Salty, or Sweet?
Spicy

Sandwich, Soup, or Salad?
I like a mixture of salad with grilled fish.

Black, white or color?
Neutrals in the city, color on holidays.

Is your closet messy or neat?
Neat

What’s your favorite room?
My sitting room

What do you collect?
I collect my kids art

Dream dinner guest?
Michelle Obama

Sunday ritual?
Yoga

Favorite flower?
Gardenias

Cheat meal?
Pizza

Talent you’d like to have?
Musical

Quality you want to be remembered by?
Kindness

Best thing about New York?
Its diversity and energy.

What does Considered Luxury mean to you?
It’s sustainable and thoughtful of planet and people.

Who is a woman in your life you are inspired by and why.
Michelle Obama. She is a mother, wife and an amazing lawyer and human being.
 
Favorite female singer to listen to when you need some motivation?
Cat Power

What are three words to describe your most fabulous female friend?
Humble, fearless, nurturing.
 
Name three things all women need in their life. 
Love, good friends, plants.

What does giving back mean to you and your brand?
Supporting women and causes close to us.

What’s one thing you’ve learned in the last year?
Not to plan. To keep going with the flow and people will constantly surprise you and rise up to the challenges.