Apaulo Hart is a leather fashion designer and owner of the brand Leatharcore. He designs and makes each piece of wearable art by hand. He believes leather and fashion are a powerful communication of spirituality and gender. Growing up as a queer transgendered kid unable to be himself he found solace in the loving arms of “underground” music, fetish magazines, and BDSM. His eclectic artistic experience include graphic design, live painting, tattoo, and performing burlesque on the Spanish Web. His experience and understanding combines unique with durability that has helped him design for drag queens, rock opera, and Queer Fashion Week.