Nina and David began their collaborative partnership at Pratt Institute in NYC over a decade ago. As designers, they have received accolades from publications including WWD, Nylon, Elle, and Surface.
In 2016, a passion for wellness led them to create Alder New York where they bring their design sensibility and attention to detail to their line of uncomplicated, high performing personal care essentials.
"Everything Nina Zilkaʼs and David Krauseʼs Brooklyn based hair, skin and lifestyle brand, Alder New York, makes is fabulous," - Goop
We formulate vegan products with the best plant-powered extracts and clean, dermatologist-approved ingredients. We use universally beneficial ingredients, so you know they will work for you no matter your skin type. No complicated instructions or esthetician’s license necessary.