CURRENT: Victoria is a fashion designer and illustrator currently residing in the south east. After working in the fashion industry in New York City she relocated to the South East to start her own company Victoria Cullinan. As a local designer in Charlotte, North Carolina she creates custom pieces for woman primarily for special events and social occasions.
EDUCATION: She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from Savannah College of Art and Design with a strong focus on Fibers. During her collegiate years she was honored with the YMA CFDA award for her business proposal and collection on sustainable fashion. She was also awarded with a Scholarship from Cotton INC. for her collaboration with Fibers major Jamie Bourgeois. Their innovative cotton design was showcased in Savannah Fashion Week.
EXPERIENCE: In New York she had the opportunity to work with several different fashion companies both as a freelancer and as a designer. Those include Ralph Lauren, LF USA, and Calvin Klein. She had the privilege of working alongside the Calvin Klein Celebrity Atelier team assistingtheir designer in creating gowns for celebrities and high profile clients. She also worked a few seasons with the Calvin Klein Collection design team for their ready to wear runway collection. In her final years in New York she worked as an assistant designer for both the head and senior designer at Rebecca Taylor.