New Zealand born Kelsey Genna is the twenty-five year old designer by the eponymous label. Kelsey graduated with a Bachelor of Fashion at age 18, during her studies she spent her time commissioning pieces for an international clientele. The designer went on to launch her namesake label in 2011.Coveted by modern, feminine women Kelsey Genna specialises in bridal and evening-wear sold online and through selected stockists. The label offers a unique bespoke service operating from the designers Auckland address.
Kelsey Genna is proud to be an independent, eco-conscious company. All pieces are made one-off or in limited runs and are all proudly handmade in New Zealand. In 2017 the designer plans to launch a line of bespoke lingerie created from fabric waste. Growing up in the countryside, Kelsey finds inspiration and design references in nature and florals. She has a love of feminine shapes and colours.
The designer spends much of her time traveling and feels most at home on the road. When not designing, Kelsey works as the editor of Well Travelled Bride. Gathering teams of leading vendors she travels the world creating visual wedding stories in beautiful destinations.
In August 2016 the designer and partner David eloped in Amalfi, Italy. The two are currently planning there own formal celebrations for 2017.
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