Nicole Johnson is a Canadian born Fashion Designer, who has studied fashion design and merchandising at the Centre for Arts and Technology School in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Many can testify of her enormous ambition and fervent drive to be creative. A dreamer at heart, Nicole is positioning herself for a successful career in the fashion industry. Currently, Nicole is working on her business start-up venture, where she aspires to own and operate a small design studio in garment manufacturing offering custom-made services and ready-to-wear pieces.
Nicole previously studied at Dalhousie University in the Costume Studies program in her early years, where she learned the functionality of garments construction and its purpose for wear. To date, Nicole has self-produced 3 lines while in fashion school. The Mini-me, is a split collection of a Mommy and me looks, next Nicole designed the Strength of a Women which is an African inspired collection full of bright bold colors for a community fundraiser celebrating Black History Month and finally Flawless, her recent collection reflecting the effortless and timeless beauty of a confident female.
Nicole is one of the two fashion instructors stir heading the Fashion 101 class offered by the Vibe Arts Youth Program through Business is Jammin! This 8 week program is designed to offer young people the basic tools and techniques to learn how to draw and sew instilling long term life skills for both personal and professional use. Viewing a career in fashion as a viable business venture.
When asked why she enjoys designing, Nicole is quoted to say “In all that do, I want to glorify God. I enjoy the process of creating and bringing ideas to life and seeing it all come together in wearable form. Being a fashion designer allows me to be 50% talent and 50% career minded and yet 100% God inspired”.