Born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Viviane Valerius has been intrigued by design since the young age of 13. From her early teenage years throughout young adult hood, Viviane has truly be inspired by everything around her, from things as simple as the movement and grace of a butterfly fluttering through the sky or just two people casually walking by, she has always seemed to find beauty in almost anything that created emotion.
In the year of 1998, the Valerius' family fled Haiti to the city of Miami for a more relaxed living and an "American" lifestyle, where Viviane's love and passion for design was pursued for a career in Fashion. In 2009, she graduated from Miami's best international design school, Miami International University of Art and Design with a Bachelor's degree for Fashion Design. Her peers then, and now, label her work as innovative, avant-garde pieces that are wearable, due to the elegance and grace her designs carry.
Inspired by designers such as; Oscar De La Renta, Emanuel Ungaro, Valentino and Roberto Cavalli, Viviane has strived to make a name for herself in Miami over the past several years, having the accomplishments of her designs featured in prestigious magazines like Ocean Drive, Vanidades, Simply the Best and Miami Living. Creating visions, she continued with winning competions like "Design Your Future", organized by FGI in 2005, as well as the "Evening Wear" and "Couture" awards at the Miami Funkshion show in 2008 and 2009. More recently, Viviane has showcased her work during Vancouver Fashion Week, receiving star studded reviews.
Currently, Viviane focuses in her private atelier for her special clientele built over the course of her career in Miami, which focuses on women of all sizes and enlightening these women through her intricate yet simplistic and easy-to-wear designs. Having designed for Miami and Basketball housewives; such as, Lisa Hochstein and Jennifer Williams.In the Valerius house, you will find solid fabrics, with striking embellishments that really make, Viviane,