My Short Biography
Gia’s love for design started at a young age. She grew up in a large creative family that encouraged her to develop her own style. Her family is what fueled her creativity and allowed her to become the designer she is today.
She studied fine art throughout her schooling with a concentration in drawing and painting eventually graduating from Pratt Institute with an Interior Design Degree. Here is not only where she studied her craft, she also learned how design can aid in people’s lives, creating environments for people to enjoy and dwell in. Attending the institute allowed her to take full advantage of many trades and skills she could get my hands on; printmaking and fashion classes were some of her favorites.
She started making handbags for gifts, bridal parties, and to coordinate with her own outfits. Her frustration for the visions she had in her sketchbooks, that were no where to be found on the retail market, she began designing clothing. First for personal use than her friends need for custom outfits, turned into friends of friends, It transitioned into starting her own business.
What really fuels her designs, whether it’s a handbag, accessory or a garment, is the joy when someone loves the things you make by hand and feel beautiful wearing them!