Erik Nelson:

Grew up under the Southern California sun, spending his youth playing competitive sports and swimming in the cool waters of the Pacific Ocean. Graduating in 2002 from the Academy of Art University with a degree in Fashion Design, Erik immediately moved to Italy to study the culture of art and beauty--native to Italian style. After returning to the United States and settling in NYC, Erik became an outerwear and cold weather design specialist for over ten years creating scintillating menswear collections.

 

Emily Cummings-Nelson:

Grew up in the verdant hills of Vermont and spent her youth both playing outside with her four brothers as well as creating intricate doll fashions with her sister. Emily is an accomplished ballerina with a degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco. In addition to her degree in Art History, she has over twelve years of working industry experience at companies both small and large. Emily has expertise in many facets of design, construction, pattern making and entrepreneurship.