A native of Bucharest, Romania, Alexandra Popescu-York is a New York City-based designer and artist, a world-class power acknowledged by the industry's best early in her career. Her work is emotional, vivid and symbolic.
Combining her design work in the fashion industry with a true passion for painting, Ms. Popescu-York created a style uniquely her own, a bridge between fashion and art. Among the numerous accolades she has garnered is the recent inclusion of her paintings in the United Nations' 70th Anniversary International Art Exhibition in New York. Ms. Popescu-York's humanitarian efforts have earned her the 'Ambassador of Good Hearts and Romanian Culture' title.
Ms. Popescu-York is also known as Alexandra Suciu in her double role as wife and mother. Her sons Alexander Julian and Ralph have walked the Couture Fashion Week runway. Ms. Popescu-York's fashion creations are characterized by each piece's symbolic depiction of finely selected themes. Recent themes include 'Unleashed' (a rich collection of garments and accessories with a glamorous avant-garde look that is as edgy and unique as the eponymous New Yorker), 'Âme de l'artiste' (soul of the artist), 'Phoenix – The Legend', 'Metropolitan' (inspired by art, history and civilization highlights from the Metropolitan Museum of Art) and 'GranD'Or' (a collection based on Ms. Popescu-York's own artistic creations).In March 2015 the Romanian Cultural Institute of New York held the exhibit "Art & Fashion" by Alexandra Popescu-York, a retrospective of the latest years.