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Cuyana is an online fashion brand that believes in fewer, better things. The Company creates apparel and accessories, designed with a classic, modern aesthetic, sourced from the world's highest quality materials and crafted to last a lifetime.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings2.9


Cuyana is headquartered in
San Francisco, United States

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)71(+6%)
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Key People/Management at Cuyana

Karla Gallardo

Karla Gallardo

Co-Founder and CEO
Shilpa Shah

Shilpa Shah

Co-Founder and CXO
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Cuyana Office Locations

Cuyana has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
291 Geary St, San Francisco
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Cuyana Financials and Metrics

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Cuyana total Funding

$31.7 m

Cuyana latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Cuyana investors

Cuyana's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Cuyana has raised $31.7 m
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Cuyana News and Updates

How Cuyana Took On Fast Fashion and Became a Cult Favorite With a Two-Word Mission

Shilpa Shah and her co-founder grew their San Francisco-based fashion company, famous for a leather tote, from a small DTC brand into a retailer with stores across the U.S.

I packed for a 5-day trip using the $395 Cuyana leather weekender — it fit enough gear to run a half-marathon, attend a nice dinner, and explore the city

On principle, I never check a bag when I travel. For years, I've relied upon the Cotopaxi Allpa 35L for packing as much as two weeks worth of clothing. Recently, I started using Cuyana's leather Triple Zipper Weekender ($395) as an investment into more stylish — but still functional — luggage. The…

We asked female founders and CEOs of popular retail startups like Parachute, Brandless, and Cuyana for their top Mother’s Day gift ideas

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. We asked the founders of up-and-co…

For Cuyana, the leather tote bag wars are personal

The San Francisco startup has created a family of five leather totes, so every woman can have a bag perfectly suited to her tastes. Exactly six years ago, the leather tote bag became an essential in working women’s closets, along with a pair of blue jeans, black heels, and a simple button-down shirt…

Building a Fashion Business From Scratch | Part 2: Funding

Funding is one of the most perplexing aspects of growing a fashion start-up. BoF outlines what to know when going to investors.  

Cuyana Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cuyana founded?

    Cuyana was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Cuyana key executives?

    Cuyana's key executives are Karla Gallardo and Shilpa Shah.

  • How many employees does Cuyana have?

    Cuyana has 71 employees.

  • Who are Cuyana competitors?

    Competitors of Cuyana include GOOD AMERICAN, Getz's and Karl Lagerfeld.

  • Where is Cuyana headquarters?

    Cuyana headquarters is located at 291 Geary St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Cuyana offices?

    Cuyana has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Cuyana have?

    Cuyana has 1 office.