Bio

Jeriana San Juan is a New York-based costume designer and stylist who’s diverse career has spanned fashion where she got her start, to Broadway, concert tours, Dance, Commercial, Television, and Film design. Most recently Ms. San Juan has been featured in Variety as 2017’s “Artisans up next” report as one of the entertainment industries rising costume design stars.

Her credit highlights include bringing back 70’s fashion flair in Baz Luhrmann’s THE GET DOWN, for which Ms. San Juan created vibrant costumes for young Bronx teenagers with signature early hip hop style to fabulous disco stars of Studio 54. Covered by W, Vogue, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times, Ms. San Juan has received accolades for having interpreted the period fashion for the screen with a freshness that relates and feels fresh to audiences today and was cited as having influenced fashion. Recently, Ms. San Juan designed USA Network’s 1930’s 1 hour drama DAMNATION, premiering this fall. The show follows the mythic and bloody struggle between affluent big money and America’s hard working heartland. Ms. San Juan also designed the acclaimed MTV television series, I JUST WANT MY PANTS BACK, where she collaborated with executive producers, Doug Liman and David Rosen in creating the ‘ultra-cool’ and effortless street style of young adults living in Brooklyn, one of the first shows of it’s kind that broke the fashion barriers in scripted television, styling 20’s somethings in eclectic mix of vintage and contemporary fashion reflecting the real street style of New York. Other career highlights have included FX’s SEX & DRUGS & ROCK & ROLL starring Denis Leary, for which Ms. San Juan designed intricate costumes for a rock and roll band hoping to make a mainstream comeback, and the Acclaimed NBC series SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Seasons 32 through 38 for which Ms. San Juan created over the top characters for parody commercials, music videos, and incorporated her fashion styling roots for episode photo shoots, and promotional bumpers.

She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she received the 2004 Fashion Design Art Specialization award, and the Patricia Zipprodt Award for “Excellence in Costume Design”, as well as a NY chancellors award. Most recently Ms. San Juan received the National Accessories council 2017 ACE award as style influencer of the year.

Ms. San Juan’s work and commentary has been published in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Marie Claire, Vogue, In Style, WWD, Variety, Fashionista, i-D, Hollywood Reporter, Emmy Magazine, and Vanity Fair.

A Miami native, Ms. San Juan learned dressmaking at an early age from her Cuban grandmother who designed and made clothing at home using newspaper to create dress patterns and re-purposed fabric for materials. This early introduction to tailoring and dressmaking taught Ms. San Juan that with ingenuity and style anything is possible.

She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and their dog.