Katie Gibert is the founder and head designer of Katherine Vier, a custom designed bridal and events dressing line. Every garment is designed and created individually based on the clients dream dress.
Katie always knew she wanted a career in Fashion, she was gifted a sewing machine and from there she taught herself to sew. Through reading store bought pattern directions and altering clothes in her closet, Katie began creating. She studied design at The University of Alabama and then launched her career in New York City. She Designed for DVF and Elie Tahari Collection during her 6 years in NYC, where she picked up invaluable techniques and trade tips. She has established fabric suppliers in both NYC and internationally and works to bring high end textiles to her clients. She continually studies runway shows and new techniques to bring intricate details to compliment her clients design.
Katie is constantly drawing inspiration from her everyday life, "whether its seeing a detail on the shirt of someone walking down the street or the pattern of a wallpaper, I am always finding new and interesting details to compliment my clients designs."
Katie has made her ultimate goal to offer women the opportunity to be a part of the designing process of their dress. From sketch, to materials, to fittings the client is part of every process in making their dress.
Images provided by Coleton Phillips .