René Mantilla is a New York City based celebrity stylist and fashion designer. Born to a Puerto Rican mother and Ecuadorian father, he studied Fashion Marketing and has held stylist, retail brand developer and designer roles in NYC.
On August 2013, René followed his dream and launched a luxury chapeau collection. Each chapeau is a one of a kind piece of art custom designed for his clients and inspired by René’s fresh aesthetic and willingness to experiment with an array of eclectic textiles. Handcrafted in Ecuador out of leather, wool and rabbit cloth, style icons such as Alicia Keys, Pharrell, and Lewis Hamilton are regular clients.
Alicia Keys, Pharrell, and Lewis Hamilton
Ecuador, New York, Paris, London, Madrid, Hong Kong and Tokyo
Vogue, Vogue Mexico, Details, Latina Magazine and Ocean Drive Venezuela