A penchant for fine craftsmanship, all things timeless and global artistry is the quintessence and charm of the brand Nandi Chin and Nandi herself.
Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Nandi possesses an innate design sense which was expressed at a very early age. Trips to the fabric stores and to the dressmaker with her mother were the pinnacle of her childhood romance with designing. Nandi also spent her early years watching her mother meticulously create intricate wedding cakes for clients. Today her mother is now creating cakes for Nandi's clientele. Nandi believes this is the foundation for her passion for all things wedding inspired.
Nandi attended New York's Fashion Institute of Technology and their affiliate school, Polimoda, in Florence, Italy. It was during this time, Nandi developed her style aesthetic, skill set and specialty in ready to wear and bridal.
In 2011 one of Nandi's bridal gowns graced the July cover of Brides Magazine, a crowning achievement for a budding bridal designer. She was announced the winner of their annual "Operation Dream Dress competition" on Good Morning America.
Many blushing brides have walked down the aisle in her creations. Each piece is a unique work of Art and exudes her sense of style. Her designs epitomize sophisticated elegance, boast vintage charm, and evoke an ethereal quality with a modern flair. Her design philosophy lies in her exquisite attention to detail and her innovative approach to design.
Nandi expanded her design house to include event planning, décor and floral artistry in 2014. She is sought out for her style aesthetic and impeccable attention to detail and planning. Nandi has facilitated many couples in making their dream day into a reality.