Olivia Cheng, the visionary founder behind Dauphinette, embarked on a transformative journey in 2018 armed with $2,000 and a unique vision for sustainable fashion. What began as a modest collection of upcycled vintage coats has blossomed into a renowned brand celebrated for its innovative use of nontoxic resin-dipped flowers adorning exquisite garments. Dauphinette’s creations have graced the runways of NYFW, found a place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ”Made In America” collection, and adorned celebrities like Keke Palmer and Gigi Hadid.
Cheng’s commitment to eco-conscious fashion extends beyond aesthetics; it’s a philosophy woven into the fabric of Dauphinette. The brand has become synonymous with a harmonious blend of style and sustainability, setting a new standard in the fashion industry. With an impressive trajectory, Dauphinette is poised to reach $1 million in revenue in 2022, a testament to Cheng’s entrepreneurial acumen and dedication to ethical fashion practices.
Dauphinette’s success story doesn’t end there. Cheng is gearing up to introduce the brand to new audiences with pop-up shops in Los Angeles and Paris. As Dauphinette continues to redefine the fashion landscape, Olivia Cheng emerges not just as a founder but as a trailblazer, proving that style and sustainability can seamlessly coexist in the world of haute couture.