Mari Cruz was born in the small city of Cuenca, Ecuador and grew up South Florida, both of which formed her innate aesthetic. She aims to strikes a balance between feminine creativity with a touch of bohemian flair.
Mari has worked in e-commerce for years, and previously owned a small online boutique focused on accessories. As a hobby she began making earring pieces, which slowly grew to the line Kate and Mari. Since launching, her designs have
graced the ears of women all over the world, from Australia, South Korea, the Netherlands, to right here in the US. Her customer is the modern woman who loves feminine touches and details.
Currently Maria lives in Miami, FL with her husband and their two kids.