After a succession of jobs in the fashion industry, immersing herself in modeling, styling, and design interning, Parsons graduate Kristi Vosbeck made her move and formed KRISTI VOSBECK LLC March 2009. She represents the new voice of couture high fashion in legacy (vintage) designs with a fresh, edgy twist. Each design is a unique work of art that pairs elegance with her special brand of creativity.
Kristi is a visionary, who is influenced by different cultures, and invokes her memories of Paris, Greece and Madrid with intricate designs that are strikingly classic, in the most opulent, luxurious fabrications, and couture attention to detail.
She is inspired by Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney. KRISTI VOSBECK is part of a new breed of innovative young designers, with an eye for glamour, focusing on the classic beauty of the female form.
She envisions women who have a passion for fashion, at any age, and sees her dresses being worn to parties, galleries, and very special occasions, by women who want to flaunt and flirt. She is inspired by Hollywood movie star glamour and names her dresses after the stars - Rita, Elizabeth, Grace, Ava, and Brigitte.
The KRISTI VOSBECK Collection features a variety of sophisticated looks that say "cherchez la femme"!
KRISTI VOSBECK IN THE WORLD
KV is becoming internationally known in Canada and Saudie Arabia and taking the fashion world by storm. Having graced the store windows on Madison Avenue in New York City, with an original design landing on the cover of the New York Post, KRISTI VOSBECK is an emerging designer to watch. Now setting her sights on Paris, there are infinite possibilities!
KV enjoys giving back to the community – recently teaching a three week class to fashion lovers who had been diagnosed with cancer, opening up her studio to teach. The organization is called Fashion Fights Cancer (FCC) and KRISTI VOSBECK will be partnering up again this Fall 2012 with FFC to help support the fight against cancer. Other opportunities to get involved in the community, including serving as a judge for a high school talent competition called the T.O.R.C.H. program.
Kristi was recently chosen to be one of thirty five designers chosen from New York’s top emerging designers to study free of charge at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology this summer. At the end of the intensive classes the designer’s are able to present business plans to industry professionals. This program is fully funded by the city after a prompt from mayor Bloomberg to bring New York’s garment center and fashion industry flourishing and support emerging designers like Kristi.
Future plans for KV include a dress/jewelry collaboration that is sure to make it’s mark next Fall 2013. And KRISTI VOSBECK dresses will also be featured in a movie called Plato’s Reality Machine where Kristi was the costume designer. The film is expected to be released next year. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting venture!