Tina's approach to style is raw, layered and deconstructed. With a subtle nod to historic generations, garments are modern, emotional and poetic. Mostly monochromatic palettes mix with gentle color to conjure fluidity in an organic rhythm. Tina's work is rooted in texture, tribal nuances and simplicity in construction, with unexpected elements & details.
Balancing sophistication and distressed raw edges and materials, natural fibers with earthy elements. Collections interact and attract empowered, confident women who appreciate individuality, craftsmanship and unexpected design.
Tina Givens is a multi-faceted artist and designer. Spending her childhood in Africa until 17, Tina absorbed a unique perspective within a diverse and volatile atmosphere, and yet a beautiful and exotic environment. Her family heritage was from England and Cypress with an extraordinary view on art, culture, and family.
Tina is a maker and crafter. She is a surface designer in textiles, paper and gift. She is an apparel designer, quilter and artist.
Apparel production for her couture collections has been maintained in the USA within small commercial sewing studios. Showing in New York, Chicago, Texas, and California among other avant-garde designers the lines were offered in over 120 stores. For a small boutique operation, it was a wonderful experience and brought great joy to Tina and her team.
2020 brings a break in production for the collection with Tina focused on bringing her love of apparel, design, art and