Noor Bchara is a New York based Fashion Designer and sustainability consultant, specializing in the scalability of upcycling and repurposing.
She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, and Polimoda in Florence, Italy. She got her start in Fashion by interning at Marc by Marc Jacobs and also has designed for Zac Posen, TAHARI ASL, Ellen Tracy and currently Kate Spade.
Noor Bchara founded NOORISM in 2015 after being disheartened by the volume of poorly-made, practically disposable clothes produced by the Fashion industry every year. NOORISM is a Brooklyn based women's wear brand that produces clothing and accessories using repurposed jeans, all made in New York. Noor Bchara is a former Venture Fellow at the Brooklyn Fashion Design Accelerator, a Pratt initiative. Noor is also an adjuct professor at FIT; her class Reworked and Upcycled Design will be offered as a non-credit class as part of the Design Entrepreneur Certificate program in Spring 2019.