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"I'm starting to try to figure out how to branch out and become a larger company and maintain sort of the environmental awareness, and it's really hard," she said.
While they're still producing a lot of intricate leather pieces and accessories, and the popular legwarmers and lingerie, they're now creating more one-of-a-kind evening wear pieces.
"We've been doing a lot of evening wear," she said, gesturing to a leather piece in progress on a nearby dress form.
At the upcoming Cornucopia show, they plan to showcase some of these newer, sexy, backless designs coupled with some more risqué lingerie items paired with reconstructed rock T's.
"It'll get a little saucier as it goes," Lara said with a smile.
They've been working steadily for the past three weeks on designs for the show, and will be sewing up until the last minute.
"I work well under pressure," she laughed.