When Mariel Gamboa, (Founder and Ex president of TRANOI, Founder of the LENY project) teamed up with Yvonne Sporre for the LENY project, Mariel proposed to Yvonne to create a one piece limited edition design that would be presented at the fundraising event in New York (September 2007). Little did they know, this design would later become the iconic Maxi Hippy Dress and the beginning of the Yvonne S Label.
Following the LENY event, Mariel Gamboa encouraged Yvonne not only to design again but to create their own label where Yvonne would be the creative Power and Mariel would develop the business. This match made the perfect storm. With Yvonne’s endless and effortless creative talent and Mariel’s passion for creating and developing a business, the magic pair took flight and a few years later find themselves at the top of the selling charts in many multi brand stores around the world.
Yvonne Sporre an Iconic figure in the industry who’s career started as a teenager with her first successful Art exhibition at the age of 14. Soon after became a Top Model in the late 70’s through the 80’s. Worked with some of the most prominent photographers, Serge Lutens, Guy Bourdin, Paolo Roversi and many others. Was featured on every magazine cover world wide and was the face of Dior, Shiseido for many years.
This brought her naturally to become an editor for all the Vogue magazines and inspired many for her trendsetting stories in the Face magazine. Became quickly a number one stylist and was asked by many houses to become a fashion consultant. She worked with Missoni, Balenciaga, Loewe and others for many years.