For over a decade, Ivy Kirzhner has long served as one of the youngest creative leaders and veterans in the contemporary and designer footwear landscape. A native New Yorker with an irreverent obsession with multi-cultural aesthetic and eclecticism, Ivy first cultivated her artistic genius and technical prowess at the prestigious New York City “FAME” School – Fiorello H. LaGuardia School of Music & Art and Performance Arts before graduating Summa Cum Laude with the highest honors at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, majoring in Footwear and Accessories Design. The next decade was concentrated on successfully designing, rebranding and launching dozens of domestic and international contemporary and designer footwear labels. In 2012, Ivy launched her eponymous designer footwear label IVY KIRZHNER NEW YORK and established the Saint & Libertine New York design house with headquarters located at the heart of SoHo, New York City.
A multi-faceted creative soul and prodigy, Ivy is also an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, performer, photographer, writer, illustrator, stylist and creative director, with several works published and records released, and has participated in several artistic collaborations.
Ivy resides in New York CIty and works internationally.
She has a pet Holland-Dwarf bunny named Bonkers.