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CHARLOTTE RONSON

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  • OCCUPATION

    Fashion Designer

  • HOMETOWN

    London, UK

  • CURRENT RESIDENCE

    New York, NY

Born in London into an artistic family and raised in New York, Charlotte Ronson followed the tradition by developing her own unique style at an early age.  In 2000, Ronson launched her first collection, C. Ronson, which gained instant recognition and the attention of renowned publicationsIn May 2002, Ronson opened her flagship boutique in New York’s hip Nolita neighborhood.

As a fixture in the fabric of New York City life, Ronson has fostered many relationships with family and friends and developed a number of strategic partnerships resulting in innovative collaborations.

Known for her impeccable style and trendsetting designs, Ronson’s clothing and accessories have quickly become a favorite among such fashion forward celebrities, models and influencers including Blake Lively, Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Richie, Rihanna, Diane Kruger, Leighton Meester, and Kate Moss.

Her success has also lead to design deals with some of America’s largest, respected retailers and has catapulted her into the spotlight. I [Heart] Ronson for JCPenney made its debut in Spring 2009 hitting 600 of Penney’s stores as well as their online site and catalogues.

In 2011 Charlotte Ronson was inducted into the CFDA and launched the Charlotte Ronson Beauty line with Sephora.

What would the title of your auto-biography be? “Dear Charlotte Charlotte”

What can’t you travel without and why? My phone/Blackberry because it allows me to keep in touch with my friends and family while I’m traveling.

Where is your favorite travel destination? Harbour Island.

If you could choose one person to show you ‘their’ New York City, who would it be? Jackie O.

What or who has inspired you recently and why? My twin sister, Samantha…always.