Andrea Castro was born in Bogotá, she lived for 15 years in Italy and France. She graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design di Milán in 2002, where she studied fashion design.
Since then, she has worked at the design, production, marketing and merchandising departments of well-known brands such as: Gianfranco Ferré, Marithé Francois Girbaud, Benetton, Maurizio Pecoraro, D&G, Lonsdale, Tricot Chic, Prenatal, Chicco, Champions, Killer Loop, L’Oreal Paris, Biotherm, Lancome, Lancaster, Ralph Lauren & Adidas.
In 2004 she won a prestigious Design contest and started working for the renowned French brand Marithé Francois Girbaud, where she worked for few years, living between London, París and Milan. Her duties were to design garments and accessories.
In 2008, during Milan Fashion Week, she launched her first line of female garments named “Experimental Couture by Andrea Castro”. When Andrea discovers this new world of fashion, she cannot help but wonder. She learns
not to settle for the usual, to see with new and disenchanted eyes to discover something totally different, to look closely at the elaboration that hides on the reverse side of garments, the structure, trimming, out of all rules, creating unusual volumes and a silhouette of extreme modernity.
This collection has been displayed in Milán, París, Moscú, Los Ángeles, Nueva York, Miami, Dallas, Croacia, Bogotá & Medellín. And it has been marketed in Europe, US, Middle East, China, Dominican Republic,México, Costa Rica, Rusia, Kazakistán, Surinam & Colombia.