Mauricio Quezada started his career in fashion working for Alex White at W Magazine. After positions at Vogue and Men’s Vogue, he left magazines to work with legendary stylist Bill Mullen. In 2008, he co-founded his own brand HESTER, which was a semi-finalist for the 2010 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award. He then went on to work in advertising for Calvin Klein under the creative leadership of Raf Simons before starting out on his own. He holds a degree in English and Art History from Columbia University.