Leela Jacobs - a modern renaissance woman, bringing a mix of skills and knowledge to everything she does.
Throughout her extensive career in the hair industry, Leela has had the opportunity to train and present across Canada, Europe and the United States. As a result, she opened her own hair studio in Marda Loop in 2020. Leela has had ample opportunities working alongside the top leaders and creators in the industry. These experiences have lead her to work in the editorial fashion industry as a Creative Director.
Leela began her tenure with nvrlnd. - an artist run foundation in 2019, when she took on a studio space to set up her atelier. With a background in Couture sewing and design, a love for accessories and her exploration in the fashion industry, Leela began her work as a milliner and created a line of leather toques.
Leela believes in elevating Arts + Culture in Calgary and continues to do that through her Board of Directors role as a creative director at nvrlnd.