A FASHION FRENZY
Native to the island of Haiti, Nyndia Diligent was born to design. Her love of color, texture, and art can clearly be seen in her garments. She prides herself in making each piece of work unique!
She attended Lasell College in Newton, MA and completed an B.S. in Fashion Design & Production. There she polished her sewing, drawing, and design skills with the help of a gifted staff. She then pursued and completed an M.S. in Apparel Design & Merchandising from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, CO.
She believes hard work and perseverance are the only way to succeed in life. With this determination and undeniable dedication to fashion, she’s sure to make a lasting impression wherever she goes!
"It’s a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together." — Alexander McQueen
PRESS & LATEST NEWS
Nyndia Diligent has already begun making a name for herself! Her work has been featured in multiple fashion shows, competitions, and magazines! Check out the latest news as well as links to videos and articles featuring her design work.
Featured on Wild Flowers & Wanderlust!
The top selling 'Esme' wall hanging featured on list of 12 Awesome Macrame
Wall Hangings! Check out the link below:
Launched the Esmé & Olive Home and Atlas Earrings brands
Creating unique handmade pieces of home decor and jewelry. See SHOP tab for more details and information.
Designing for QVC!
Designing an exclusive fashion line for LOGO by Lori Goldstien distributed on QVC Television Network/QVC.com.
Promoted to Designer at Paris Blues, INC. in New York, NY
Designing denim, sweaters, and wovens for the Missy/Missy Plus market.
Fashion Editorial Published in International Fashion Magazine 2014
Images from Luana Sam's haute couture editorial were published in a six page spread in !N Magazine based in Portugal.
First Magazine Cover & Spread Published 2013
Images from Lynzi Judish's haute couture editorial were published on the cover and in a spread for Eloise Fashion Magazine.
Nyndia Diligent Designs Showed at Colorado Fashion Week 2012
Sponsored to present pieces from her Woman Warrior and Bloom Collections at the JW Marriot Hotel in Cherry Creek, CO.
North American Styling Awards 2012 - Newcomers Stylist Page
Design team chosen as a finalist for the Newcomers Category at the 2012 North American Hairstyling Awards hosted by Giuliana Rancic at Mandalay Bay/Las Vegas.
A Woman Warrior Collection Chosen for Gustafson Gallery at C.S.U.
4 out of 5 looks from Nyndia Diligent's mini-collection "A Woman Warrior" were judged by two industry professionals and accepted into a juried exhibit opened in February 2011 at Colorado State University in Fort, Collins, CO.
Costume Society of America Newsletter
Haute for Haiti Fashion Show Article
Presented designs in a fashion show which raised funds for earthquake survivors from the country of Haiti.
EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS
•December 2020: Launched Luna Reign brand
•October 2019: Launched Atlas Earrings brand
•June 2019: Summer Pop-Up Shop at Ode to Babel Bar
•May 2018: Launched Esmé & Olive Home brand
•October 2016: Teaching Shibori Dyeing at the Brooklyn Brainery, NY
•November 2015: Teaching Shibori Dyeing at the Brooklyn Brainery, NY
•December 2012: Enchante Grand Opening/Fashion Show, Fort Collins, CO
•November 2012: Quiche Thesis Presentation, Fort Collins Museum of Art
•October 2012: Denver Fashion Week Presentation, Cherry Creek, CO
•February 2011: “Woman Warrior” Mini-Collection displayed at the Gustafson Gallery
•April 2010: Haute for Haiti Fashion Show Fundraiser
•November 2009: “Fierce Stylez” Fashion Show II, Boston Teacher’s Union
•May 2009: The CELLebration of Fashion: Red Collection for the Boston Sickle Cell Anemia Association
•May 2009: Alumni Fashion Show, Lasell College
•April 2009: “Candy Land”, Fashion & Service Society’s Fashion Show Fundraiser
•March 2009: “The Essence” Fashion Show, Suffolk University
•March 2009: MACC Regional Conference, Presentation on A.C.E.S.
•February 2009: “The Awakening” Fashion Show, Northeastern University
•December 2008: “Fierce Stylez” Fashion Show, Roxbury Community
•October 2008: Featured on Style it Up Cable Access Television Show
•September 2008: College Board New England Regional Assembly,
Presentation on A.C.E.S.
•May 2008: Senior Fashion Show, Lasell College
•November 2005: The Costume Society of America, Region I, Presentation on Research Project