Christy Rilling is a New York-based couturier, whose clients include celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lawrence, and Bruce Springsteen. Established in 2010, her Christy Rilling Studio team works across premier fashion magazines and advertising, as well as with private clients to transform their existing wardrobes with exquisite tailoring.
In 2019, Christy Rilling Atelier Bespoke Collection was launched to great acclaim. These exceptional seasonal ranges come with one-to-one fitting and bespoke embellishments.
Basing her atelier in Manhattan’s Garment District, Christy is committed to keeping manufacturing alive in the USA and employs local professionals who can pass their knowledge on to future artisans.
To her great honor, Christy became Michelle Obama’s personal tailor in 2010, and fulfilled this role for the First Lady’s remaining seven years in the White House.
Obama remains a much valued client to this day, and said: “I’ve always appreciated the incredible artistry in all of Christy’s work. Her attention to detail and master tailoring has always left me feeling confident and beautiful, no matter what I’m wearing. With her years of experience, her new line of custom pieces will be a breath of fresh air for women everywhere.”