Co-Founder | head of creative and buying
buyer. travel freak. collector of cool sh*t.
An avid world traveler, her closet and home are full of special pieces she has collected from her travels. every piece tells a story of the journey, experiences and people she's come across along the way. blogger, foodie and visual storyteller, christel loves sharing the stories behind her travel adventures.
as a fashion buyer with over 10 years experience, she thrives in curating a truly rare and special assortment. years working with large retailers selling mass produced goods, she felt today's socially conscious consumer yearned for items as unique as their own journey. her dream was to create a business that combined her merchandising expertise with her passion for traveling in a way that brought a positive social impact on the world.
Christel holds a master's in fashion merchandising and marketing from the polimoda institute of design in florence, italy and a bachelors in economics and psychology from the university of california, davis. her keen eye for product and expertise in financial planning is brings a strong mix of art and science.