Kristy Caylor

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cerci

Kristy Caylor is an entrepreneur, fashion innovator, and sustainability visionary. She brings both creative and business acumen to her newest endeavor, For Days, the first apparel brand designed for circularity. Previously, Kristy founded Maiyet, a pioneering luxury brand that seamlessly integrated world class design with a transformative social philosophy.  As president and creative director, Caylor presented Maiyet seasonally on the Paris runway, opened a store in New York, and sold to Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Saks. Deeply committed to sustainability, Caylor was an early innovator with Gap’s Product (RED) and has served on the leadership committee for Cradle to Cradle’s Fashion + and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Textile Initiative. She is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, where she is on the Lexus Fashion Initiative advisory board. She was honored by the Voss Foundation as the 2014 Woman Helping Women Honoree and regularly participates with the UN Foundation.  In 2016 Caylor was appointed to the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Consumerism.  Caylor has been profiled and featured in leading publications, including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Vogue, W and Elle. Kristy holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Fine Arts Painting from Northwestern University.