Ontavia Roulette is head Designer of the namesake fashion house. Ontavia began her career in California in 2015. Ontavia Roulette independently debuted her pret-a-porter Collection "Nymph's of the Forest" at New York Fashion Week in September of 2017.
Ontavia has mostly recently designed gowns for clients attending Major charity events, Gala's and the 2018 Grammy Awards.
Ontavia Roulette's Design aesthetic reflect a collision of her operatic background, and her love for art, film and history.
Ontavia Roulette's mission is to provide innovative persons with a new sense of elegance by using creative materials and traditional craftsmanship to produce one-of-a-kind garments and merriment moments.
Located in Baltimore Maryland is Ontavia Roulette's Atelier.
"...strive to keeping the Parisian Tradition of Haute Couture standards as I create each piece, while staying true to myself as an artist. I believe in handcrafted, handmade, music, painting, pain, religion, textiles, and exciting all of the senses. Working with both the finest quality materials available, and random materials, or anything that inspires me."
All garments are individually handcrafted and entirely made here at Ontavia Roulette's Atelier.
"...My hands touch every piece that you see. I love my work. So having it in my hand molding it, embroidering it... feeling my creation come to life is a huge part of it's manifestation. It won't come to life unless I put myself into it."
Ontavia Roulette is a huge Advocate for Art and Education. Giving aspiring students the opportunity to work with her one on one a obtain a hands on experience at the Atelier. The internship allows students to travel to New York for New York Fashion Week, Photoshoots, Fabric Shopping and so much more. Ontavia also has the Roulette Fashion Scholarship given to students who study fashion.
"Student interns from the Institute or local universities to contribute to the studio life, they assistant at casting calls, shows, social media and so much more. With a incredible passion for Fashion. I love having young, brilliant, eager minds around."