Otto Finn is a sustainable fashion brand that is committed to
minimum waste, maximum comfort and authenticity.
Our passion for sustainable fashion drives us to create
unique, handcrafted jackets using colorful kanthas
and intricate hand-stitching.
We strive to reduce waste, promote a circular fashion economy,
and make a positive impact on the environment.
Rona Chang, the creative force behind OTTO FINN, is a Taiwanese-born artist who found her creative home in New York City. With a background in printmaking and photography from The Cooper Union School of Art, Rona combines her artistic skills with a deep appreciation for cultural exchange.
Her bicultural upbringing in Taiwan and NYC has shaped her artistic perspective, fostering a profound openness to the richness of diverse ideas. Drawing inspiration from her extensive experience working in museum environments and engaging with art collections, Rona's unique style at OTTO FINN showcases textiles that with rich histories and feature bold colors or prints.
During her time working with the Japanese woodblock prints and Indian paintings in the Asian Art department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rona found a deep wellspring of inspiration that continues to influence her work today. Through OTTO FINN, she celebrates the fusion of cultures and the power of textiles to convey narratives and ignite imagination.
Melanie Yi, our invaluable patternmaker and technical details guru, brings her expertise to OTTO FINN, ensuring that every design is perfected down to the smallest detail.
With her meticulous attention to craftsmanship, Melanie plays a crucial role in enhancing the functionality and practicality of our garments. She skillfully transforms our visions into reality by making those pockets bigger and deeper, adding an element of practicality to our creations.
Melanie's dedication to her craft and her keen eye for technical details make her an essential part of our team. Her expertise ensures that every OTTO FINN piece is not only visually stunning but also functional and comfortable.
Jac Johnson, our esteemed Head of Production, brings a wealth of artistic talent and expertise to OTTO FINN.
With a degree in Fine Art and a strong background in textile-based studio practice, Jac's creative vision and attention to detail are invaluable assets to our production process. Her deep understanding of materials, techniques, and craftsmanship ensures that each OTTO FINN piece is meticulously crafted to perfection.
As the driving force behind our production team, Jac's leadership and artistic sensibility ensure that our designs come to life with the utmost precision and quality. Her passion for textiles and commitment to excellence are evident in every garment we create.
Tasha Yarowenko, our talented team member at OTTO FINN, started as a sustainable fashion summer intern and quickly became an integral part of our team.
Her contribution to our brand includes the creation of our beloved Betty Sewing Pattern, which embodies our commitment to sustainable fashion. Tasha's creativity and passion for environmentally friendly practices have played a significant role in shaping our brand's identity.
In addition to her work on the Betty Sewing Pattern, Tasha assists us in various areas, including social media management, strategy development, and production sewing. Her diverse skill set allows her to contribute across multiple facets of our business.
You may also spot Tasha representing OTTO FINN at some of our shows and events. Her dedication and enthusiasm make her a valuable asset in connecting with our audience and sharing our brand story.