About KLAWTEX

KLAWTEX is a New York City company, specializing in latex custom designs, in addition to other one-of-a-kind and hand-made objects for editorial, the everyday stage, and special occasion. From costumes for performance to runway couture to streetwear – and of course, fetish wear​.

The KLAWTEX Atelier and Store is proudly located in Brooklyn, New York, but can be found in retail outlets and boutiques all around the world.

 

Klawdya Rothschild, Owner, KLAWTEX

Klawdya Rothschild, Designer

Klawdya Rothschild is a curator, artist, educator and designer. Education: Fashion Design (LSF), Social Psychology (PITT), Fiber Arts (MICA), Curating (MICA), Museum Studies (NYU). As an artist, Klawdya’s work focuses on the body as sculpture and the material specificity of the somatic experience.  

Klawdya currently lives in Brooklyn NY, with her Quantum Physicist husband, and two cats. She is an active participant in the Alternative Sexuality and BDSM/Fetish community, and regularly teaches classes on latex craft, bondage, gender transformation, and sacred sexuality. For more information on Klawdya Rothschild, visit www.KLAWDYA.com.

 

 

Iva Stepanic, Asst. Production Manager and MUA

Originally from Croatia, Iva is as full of life as they come.  A licensed aesthetician, hair stylist, and couture seamstress, Iva learned latex and other costume

 skills by attending Klawdya's latex workshop and quickly became KLAWTEX family! Education: Maison Sappho School of Dressmaking and Design, Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics, Hair Design Institute.

 

 
 

Karla von Heels, General Manager and Asst. to the Designer

Fetish model, retail goddess, and budding designer. Karla brings her German precision and take-no-bs-attitude to KLAWTEX. 

 

KLAWTEX HAS WORKED WITH:

MAGAZINES:
VOGUE Italia, VOGUE, VOGUE Japan, Interview Magazine, V Magazine, Let's Panic, Elle, W., Blush, NeXt, GLASSBOOK, Vanity Fair ...............

VIPS:
Madonna, Beyonce, Niki Minaj, Brad Pitt, Caroline Murphy, Linda Evangelista, Katy Perry, Calamity Chang, Tiger Bay, Chris Harder.........................

FILM/TV/Stage/Broadway:
Pippin, The Following, BOYWOLF, Gravity!, Law and Order.............. 

DESIGNERS:
Chado Ralph Rucci, Alexis Bittar, Haleh Nematzhedeh, Haus of Dekay..............

PHOTOGRAPHERS:
Steven Klein, Luis Rocha dos Reis, Daniel Witterman, Jeffrey Clark-Grossman, Steven Meisel, Eddy Bogaert, Marco Ovando, 

STYLISTS:
Karl Templer, Jean Luc Francais, Sofia Karvela, Vanessa Chow, Elizabeth Sulcer, Ludivine Poiblanc, , Kareem James, June Ambrose (MODEsquad), Nex9… 

and many, many more!