Ellis Dixon's Profile
Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based designer Ellis Dixon, born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, boldly mixes her no-nonsense Southern roots with edgy New York style when approaching each new garment. Her eponymous women’s wear label is currently celebrating its fifth anniversary with the launch of its newest line, Ellis Dixon Bridal.
While attending the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she studied Fashion Design with a concentration in Sportswear and Current Scene, Ellis launched her career with handmade garments that were quickly picked up by stores and boutiques in both Brooklyn and Memphis. Two months out of college, Ellis was hired by Capacity International to design for the company’s sophisticated Aix en Provence (AIX) line. Just a year later, Capacity added the Ellis Dixon line to its exclusive collection—letting Ellis concentrate on her own designs…
- Born on January 30
- Joined February 27, 2009