Friday, May 18, 2012

Sandra Harvey Designs


Sandra Harvey was among the first clothing and accessory companies to spring up and out of Orange County, California, alongside Volcom, Roxy Quiksilver, Stussy, Black flys, and Dita Eyewear.  Sandra caters to women in fashion who are inclined with a desire for demure sexiness. She Blends casual elegance with dark undertones, inspired from her beach lifestyle around the surf and skateboard culture in Laguna Beach, California, The Sandra Harvey Design Brand was sold at Specialty Boutiques, and Department Stores including Barneys, Macys, Nordstrom,and Fred Segal. Catering to a high profile clientele of Artists, and Musicians including: Trent Reznor, Perry Farrell of Janes Addiction, Hope Sandoval , Timothy Leary, and India Dupre. She has been featured numerously in the style section of The Los Angeles Times, and fashion related Magazines including, Detour, Revolt in Style, Manic, and Flaunt.
Sandra was married to Dana Harvey, of Harveys SeatbeltBags. They separated in 1993.
She later met and married Colin Hall. In 2005 he was killed in a car accident leaving her widowed with their two sons, Colin Hall Jr, and Samuel Hall. Colin is said to have been the love of her life. 

In 2009, Sandra moved with her two sons, Sam and Colin, to Asheville North Carolina. Known for its highly acclaimed Culinary Culture. There she was inspired to design a Chef Jacket for Woman that is elegant and functional. She attended Culinary School for two years, and worked alongside high profile Chefs in Western North Carolina.  March 2012 at the International Association of Culinary Professionals annual conference in New York City, Sandra launched a line of Chef apparel. With slogans "Your boyfriend is looking at me" and "Wear something the boys cant" Her Jacket has been featured in WNC magazine.
Providing Chef apparel to the A.I.R  'Chef's of Tomorrow' Scholarship Fund. http://www.airasheville.org/pages/air-giving-back .