Welcome to The Fashion Squad School, a place that nurtures creativity, confidence, self-expression, comradeship, and fun!



What we do:

Our school is a safe environment where children and teens learn to sew and design fashion! We offer sewing & design classes with a focus on self expression and empowerment.

Every five weeks the students will work on a full look plus one accessory, that will be showcased to the parents during our Fashion show at the end of the 5 weeks. The students take home what they make throughout the course.

Class Schedule: 

The regular classes are offered throughout the school year Monday to Friday from 3pm to 5pm and Saturdays from 10am to noon.

Mondays- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesdays- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm **waiting list**

Wednesdays- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Thursdays- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Fridays- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm **waiting list**

Saturdays- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm



Membership Options:

A. One Lesson (Trial) - $95

B. Five Lessons - $405

C. Ten Lessons- $810 

D. Fifteen Lessons - $1,125

Memberships include all fabrics and materials. Catch up lessons are offered to Students that miss their lesson due to illness or holidays.


We offer after school pick up from PS 234 and PS 89.


Looking for a unique birthday party that your kids will not stop talking about? Click here to find out all about our Super Fashionable Birthday Party.

Summer Camp:

For the month of July we offer half-day and full-day camps.  Please email: 

for pricing and reservations.


Our Location:

The Fashion Squad School is located in Tribeca:

19 Hudson St

Room 501 (5th floor)

Buzzer #10 

New York, NY 10013



About Our Founder:

Layana Aguilar is the fashion designer behind the eponymous contemporary womenswear label that celebrates womanhood. 


Layana differentiates herself by blending her experiences from living in New York City with her native Brazilian culture.


While running her womenswear label for over 5 years, Aguilar became a mother of two and discovered a way to combine her love for fashion and children by creating the Fashion Squad School.


In February 2016, Disney turned to Layana Aguilar to design the Ballgown for its first Latin Princess, "Elena of Avalor". After appearing in season 11 of the fashion design competition show, Project Runway,  Aguilar was later hooked up with Disney through one of the show's judges, Tim Gunn.


 Drawing from her South American heritage, Aguilar tapped into a childhood memory of her grandmother embroidering colorful mandala flowers. In which Layana believes to be a perfect way to represent Princess Elena's story as well as her own. In Sanskrit, Mandala means "circle". This art represents the quest for personal discovery and fulfillment. 


Layana Aguilar, the brand, was established in New York City in 2013. The label focuses on clean and ethical production and supports domestic manufacturing in New York City.