John Byrd-Olivieri. Head designer and Creative Director for Byrd-Olivieri Atelier has always appreciated all forms of art, but realized at a very young age that his passions and obsessions were all centered around fashion.
The Byrd-Olivieri brand epitomizes the true meaning of “Individuality”. John’s company focuses on providing the powerful woman with beautifully constructed garments that fuel her to put her best foot forward as she takes on any challenge thrown within her path. Inspired and influenced by the masculine silhouettes of Yves Saint Laurent, the feminine details exhibited by Valentino, and the creativity personified by Alexander McQueen, Byrd-Olivieri Atelier touts the embodiment of all of these iconic designers. He is known for his cross-cultural inspirations, masterful craftsmanship, and the impeccable fit of all of his garments. With over 10 years of experience, John has been taught by some of the best tailors and seamstresses in the nation.
He has been featured in several fashion publications around the country, constructed garments for product lines such as Jessica Simpson, Alice and Olivia and Meskita - which are currently sold in Saks Fifth Avenue, and walked the runways of New York Fashion Week at Lincoln Center.