A free spirit and traveller, Yadira Capote Tondike was born in Havana, Cuba. She took her first steps in the fashion world in 1997, at the age of 17, with her family. She became popular among her private clients thanks to her modern, sensual elegant style.
Her dresses have soon been worn by Cuban artists and musicians. In 2008 she moved to Italian Switzerland. Since her arrival, she started to work together with the ateliers of the Lugano District. She has been dressmaker and costume designer during events of the local Music Association, by gaining popularity among her private clients.
At the same time, she started her career in Milan, until becoming a Fashion Designer. Yadira’s successful cooperation with photographers, designers and ateliers in Italy and Switzerland has increased her know-how in the fashion world.
In 2013 she created her namesake brand and she introduced in Paris and Milan her spring/summer collection Helyades, dedicated to an elegant woman with a pinch of modernity. National and international press immediately noted her creations; stars of the world of Italian show business wore them.
Recently, she started the creation of the accessory line by Yadira Capote Firenze, as a result of the designer’s passion for Tuscany and Florence.