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About Us

The Company

Porte Mode offers a carefully curated selection of the best in emerging global fashion. For our first season, we are showcasing women’s ready-to-wear and accessories from exclusive designers from Japan, Korea, and India.

We have meticulously selected international designers with a unique story and are committed to delivering their products to you within 5 to 7 business days, without having you go through the hassle of dealing with duties and international shipping.

Whether it is artisanship passed down through generations, intricate hand embroidery, or an innovative approach to structure and silhouette, each of our designers disrupts the status quo and pushes the proverbial fashion envelope further with designs and techniques that are truly inspirational.

The Clothes

Our clothes are more than just thread and fabric sewn together – they redefine the concept of staples themselves. Our site features limited production and runway pieces from the forefront of global fashion. Our clothes are aspirational, yet accessible – a piece of art hanging in your closet.

The Mission

We challenge the idea of passive consumption. We believe that each piece of our curated collection only comes to life when the story behind its creation is revealed. We believe in buying with intention, wearing with purpose, and knowing your designers. In the competing space that is your closet – we invite you to let these clothes and their creators awe and inspire you every day. We hope you discover something new at Porte Mode – your very own gateway to global fashion.

The Customer

The Porte Mode woman has a strong point of view. She is a seeker of newness. She wants the trend before it’s a trend. She makes her own rules. She is an early adopter and not a follower. She has a keen appreciation for culture, travel, beauty, and art. She has a thirst for knowledge and is proactive in quenching this thirst. She is adventurous and fearless. She wants to try something new, and wants to share her new experiences. She wears her clothes, and never the other way around. She wants to promote talent and is excited to be part of the process of discovering new artists and designers. She believes in community and plays an active role in society by consistently engaging, educating and encouraging others. Are you a Porte Mode woman?

The Founders

Neha Chinai

Raised in Mumbai, India, and influenced by her creative mother, Neha is no stranger to Indian fashion and craftsmanship. Neha co-founded Porte Mode to provide a platform for emerging designers from around the world to showcase their talents to a wider audience. She is eager for fashion forward women to discover new designers and try something different. Neha has an extensive collection of black stilettos and her style motto for all things jewelry related is “more is more”.

Neha holds a BSc. in Finance and a BA in English from the University of Texas at Dallas. Neha also holds an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.

Jaewha Choi

Jaewha was born in Nagoya, Japan, and is a proud citizen and resident of Seoul, South Korea. In addition to being a founding member of Porte Mode, Jaewha works as a financial consultant at a top-tier consulting firm. Her passion for global fashion and her skills as a strategy consultant have made her an invaluable asset to the Porte Mode team. Jaewha is an EDM enthusiast, Avicii super fan and wants to be a DJ in her next life.

Jaewha graduated from Korea University with a BBA in Business and a BA in Statistics. She also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Shuchi Kothari

Shuchi grew up in Mumbai, India where Neha and she went to school together.  Shuchi's love of discovery and passion for finding that "rare" treasure, led her and Jaewha to conceive the idea of Porte Mode at business school. Their idea has since taken on a life of its own and Shuchi is committed to discovering and promoting new global talent. Shuchi is an avid online shopper and is accustomed to coming home to a towering stack of brown boxes.

Shuchi received a BSE in Finance & Retailing from the Wharton School of Business and an AAS in Fashion Merchandising Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Shuchi also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

PORTE MODE SHIPPING POLICY
Porte Mode offers free ground shipping on all domestic US orders over $300. Please allow 5 to 7 business days for your order to arrive (not applicable to "made to order" items) .
For orders under $300, as well as all international orders, you must select a shipping method of your choice from the options available on our website.
Shipping fees are calculated at check out and are charged when your item ships.  

PORTE MODE RETURN POLICY
Porte Mode accepts returns within 14 days of receiving goods.
Returns are only accepted of unworn items. All items must be returned in the same condition in which they were sent.
Merchandise returned without the attached security tag will not qualify for a refund.
Shipping charges are non-refundable.
Final Sale Items may not be returned.
To make a return, you can email us at help@portemode.com. Please provide us with your invoice number, first and last name, date of purchase, reason for the return, and the name of the item you are returning. We will email you an electronic return label to include on the returned package within 48 hours, should your return be eligible for a refund.
You will receive an email once your return has been processed.
Your credit card will be refunded within 5 to 7 business days of the return.


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