SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23, 2012/ —Stephina Touch was raised in Bakersfield, California and attended California State University Bakersfield, earning a B.A. in Business Management. While earning her M.F.A. in Fashion Design at Academy of Art University, she worked as intern at gr.dano, creating patterns and producing samples as well as finished garments.
Touch looked to traditional Asian architecture when designing her Spring 2013 collection, gleaning inspiration from the clean lines and tiled roofs.