Lela Thompson

  • Fashion Designer
  • New York, NY


Design Intern at Bernard Chaus

March 2016 – Present

Design co-op working for the CeCe by Cynthia Steffe brand

STAR Scholar at Shima Seiki Haute Tech Lab

June 2014 – September 2014 Philadelphia, PA

Designer at Descience

February 2014 – October 2014 Boston, MA

Collaborated with a scientist to promote her research in genetics

Created garment inspired by research for the Descience fashion show at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Developed portfolio that explained our design process and inspiration


BS in Fashion Design at Drexel University

September 2013 – Present


Creative Art & Design Award: First Place, Drexel Research Day

Selected Artist, Embracing Our Differences