Become acquainted with flairfashion designer Christie Nicole Trowbridge. A pipedream that blossomed into her own label at the youthful age of 23 years. Completing a Bachelor of Design in fashion, Christie landed the grand opportunity of an internship with one of the finest fashion icons of the century, Karen Walker.
Based in New Zealand, Christie embraced prospectus offers to learn the business and flourished with the continual success of where the brand has emerged today.
Christie Nicole took sexy intimate apparel pieces and tailored every woman with the desire to feeling and looking beautiful. Accessories are an ensemble when assembling an outfit. The designer’s exquisite handcrafted bralettes are carefully crafted in her personal Sydney studio.
A roundtable discussion with Christie about her passion – her label.
“Grabbing inspiration from anywhere & everywhere.”
What’s your name?
Christie Nicole Trowbridge
Did you previously study fashion?
I sure did, studied a Bachelor of Design
How did you get started?
Once I graduated I went an did an internship with Karen Walker in New Zealand for 8 months and I came back and I could not get a job anywhere within the design industry. So I decided to start my label and amazingly it has bloomed and all my time goes towards
What made you get into fashion?
My grandma, I remember her always sewing around me when I was younger, then I did textiles at school and really loved it!
Who’s your inspiration/ fashion designers who you look up to?
Riccardo Tisci – Givenchy – IN LOVE
What’s your up coming design theme for your brand?
My Spring / Summer collection is being launched early October, called the ‘The Great Escape’ – that is all I can tell you for now, you’ll have to wait and see J
What made you create this brand?
I always wanted to have my own brand from the start it was just a matter of when.
How many years did it take for your idea to hit reality and start producing and selling?
It honestly took about a month or two.
what’s your main focus on your brand, where is your label made?
My main focus on my brand is to produce beautiful products that everything lovely lady will want. At the moment I am taking everything one step at a time, its all a learning curve at the moment.
I hand make all bralettes in Sydney, Australia and leather clothing pieces are made in Indonesia.
What are your future plans with the label and your feeling for future trends!
A soon future plans would be to eventually expand into doing clothing etc
I do have a plan for the future but its top secret! :)
Special thanks to Christie Nicole xx