The Signature of Valerie Garmino
Valerie Garmino is best known for being an expert in the tactile experience that fine clothing can offer, having grown up around a wide variety of textiles and fibers. Art, paint and music have always played a very important role in her life. Her main focus is watercolor paint as she uses this art as medium of expression. This background has allowed her to develop a keen eye for detail and advanced perception of beauty.
Her European fashion training and aesthetic are inherently evident in her precision-based design process that influences her to create thoughtful designs that are mainly inspired by the multiple roles that an empowered woman could play, while still maintaining her femininity. Her hard work, talent and keen eye for luxury have earned her both rewards and recognition in the ever-trying business of fashion. Garmino is recognized by her statement wardrobe essentials including effortless and elegant coats, capes and jackets and jaw-dropping blouses. Based out of Dallas, TX her brand has caught the attention of the public with her disarming serenity, maintaining that it is both her passion and her mission to bring elegance and authority to her work.
Accolades, Education, and Fashion Industry Recognition
After finishing a Design Process specialization in Paris and Apparel and Design degree in the U.S., Valerie established her business in Dallas, TX. Her experience in higher education taught her how to develop an original collection from concept to reality, using various inspirational and creative strategies. She developed skills in haute couture techniques that create traditional high-end finishes.
Valerie has been recognized by some of the fashion industry’s most established leaders and designers. She is a 1st place FGI Dallas multiple award-winner in the Runway Challenge Little Black Dress and Women’s Sportswear categories. She was also among the top 5 finalists for the Bridal/Evening Gown.