Spend 5: Christie Nicole

When it comes to delicates and undergarments, Christie Nicole was our go to before they became the next big thing. With a distinctively feminine yet edgy aesthetic, Christie mixes delicate lace with metal embroidered bralettes. A little something for everyone – from your dream t-shirt undergarments to editorial worthy pieces. Ahead of Valentines Day, TWAIN  spent 5 with the face behind the namesake label, Christie …

Name: Christie Nicole Trowbridge

Occupation: Fashion Designer / Christie Nicole

Hometown: Northern Beaches, Sydney

But one day you will find me living in: Paris or Point Piper (DREAM BIG)

My morning doesn’t begin until: I check my emails then coffee

Personal scent: Daisy by Marc Jacobs

Go to beauty product: Mascara

Every girl should own beautiful delicates because: they make you feel beautiful, sexy & powerful

The Christie Nicole design philosophy: I’m all about gorgeous fabrics & different textures & this is what influences my designs.

Favourite fabric or texture to work with: Lace

Favourite bralette from the upcoming SS range: It would have to be the ‘Gabriella’ Bralette (Don’t go by seasons)

On styling a bralette, rule to live by: Have your bralette little bit showing under a garment or on the side, you want people wondering what is that beautiful piece underneath or wear your underwear as outerwear in an appropriate way!

My personal style is: Black, I wear a lot of back

Go to labels: I don’t have any, doesn’t matter what label it is if I love it I’ll buy it!

On my hit list: Travel to America next year, by myself!

To wind down I: Watch Greys Anatomy on repeat

Drink of choice: TEQUILA

Currently reading: Not That Kinda Girl by Lena Dunham

On my playlist: Banks, Beyonce, Aaliyah, Alt J.

Life Motto: Do what makes you happy, make your dreams come true