Gallery | Saturday, May 20
Durham North Carolina native, Nina Means, took an unconventional path into the fashion industry after a career in public health. She took a leap of faith moving to Italy to learn under masters in apparel design. Upon returning to the US and graduating from Fashion Institute of Technology, she interned for Rebecca Taylor, designed for American Eagle Outfitters and H by Halston. The Nina Means Collection is an expression of elegant minimalism – the desire for fashion to comfortable yet elevated.