Skip to main content

Mateo Founder On The Relationship Between Progressive Moments And Small Businesses | Forbes

Published 1 year ago
By Forbes

Matthew Harris founded Mateo New York in 2009. His jewelry has been featured in Vogue Paris, W Magazine and The New York Times Style Magazine; and has been worn by celebrities such as Rihanna. An immigrant from Jamaica, Harris has faced his fair share of racism in the fashion industry; and he seeks to be a role model for Black and LGTBQ+ men in the industry. We spoke to him about his start in fashion, the recent protests in Los Angeles and the community he’s seeking to build through his brand.

Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1

Stay Connected
Forbes newsletters: https://newsletters.editorial.forbes.com
Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbes
More From Forbes: http://forbes.com

Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter Daily Update

Get the best of Forbes Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent.
Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about about our products and services. By signing up for newsletters, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.