Gretchen Christine Rossi is the C.E.O. and Creative Director for The Gretchen Christine Collection. Celebrating our 8th year of design, The Gretchen Christine Handbag Collection works with some of the most advanced textiles and materials available today in order to bring all of their creations to life, specializing in high quality Vegan leathers such as Croc, Python, Pony and dyed Calf suedes. After obtaining her BA from Baylor University in Texas, her love of design lead her to follow her dreams of entering the world of fashion and accessories. Gretchen Christine debuted her first handbag collection during New York Fashion week in 2009 with great success. In 2010, Gretchen’s desire to create and perform were noticed by Hollywood producers who approached her about joining the wildly popular NBC/Bravo Television series, “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” Gretchen embraced the offer as a business opportunity, she saw the show as a way to showcase her designs to the masses. In addition, Gretchen Christine Rossi was named in the top 30 on Twitters 2015 top 100 Entrepreneurs to watch.