About RAISON D’ÊTRE

Leyda Hernandez

Leyda Hernandez

Leyda Hernández is the Founder and CEO of C’est Du Luxe, a New York City-based consumer forecasting firm helping luxury brands understand new generations of customers, anticipate changes in luxury values and consumption, and respond strategically to these emerging opportunities. Hernández is an award-winning marketing expert recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and listed among the Top 10 Women in Tech by Everstring.

Hernández is an adjunct professor at several universities including the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York University, LIM College, General Assembly and West Virginia University where she develops and teaches courses on fashion, digital marketing, and analytics.

Hernández speaks nationally on the macro-environmental and generational influences that impact popular and consumer culture. In her spare time, Hernández enjoys attending fashion and beauty events, vlogging, traveling, and discovering new music.

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