Linda comes from a Tanzanian-Dutch background and has been influenced with fashion since the age of 8 when she used to insist on designing her own holiday & special occasion clothes and have local tailors sew the dresses. As a teenager she lived in several different countries in Europe which developed her fashion vision and exposure. In her 20’s she moved back to Africa (Tanzania) and continued contributing to the fashion scene there as a top beautician with involvement in various beauty pageants in conjunction with some of the top African female singers such as Mblia Bel & Vivic Motuwa.lia Bel & Vivic Motuwa.
In her late 20’s she moved to USA and got involved in the men’s world of fashion as well and owned &managed several menswear stores in different malls in the US in the past. To Linda….Fashion is a PASSION and not just a business. She enjoys designing and creating unique and chic styles. She is a fashion designer (couturier) that gets involved fully in the whole process of creating the dress from concept to material choice and the dressmaking so the final product comes out exactly as she visualized it.
Recent Achievements and Awards include
•Dressed Ms. Georgia Plus America 2013 (Became1st runner up at the National Pageant Level)
•Dressed Mrs. Alabama Plus America 2013 at the National Level-Winner “ Best Dressed”
•Dressed Reigndrop Lopes at the Lisa Lopes “Left Eye” “T.L.C” Music Fest
•Dressed Miss Jamaica Universe 2012 Chantal Zacky at ATL Fashion Night Out
•Dressed Reigndrop Lopes at the Movie Premiere for Crazy Sexy Cool in NY City
•Appeared in the TV reality “TRACY SIPP SHOW” as a recognized ATLANTA fashion designer
•Dressed “Sasha the Diva” of Kiss 104 while hosting the ATLANTA MAYORS MASKED BALL
•Dressed American Cancer Society WINTER WHITE PARTY models 2014
•Featured as an Atlanta Fashion Designer on COMCAST TV
•Dressed Ms Georgia Plus America 2014 and won Best Dressed at the National Level
•Awarded Fashion Designer of the Year by Women of Wealth Magazine
•Awarded VIVA INTERNATIONALE Magazine Designer of the Year 2014
•Invited to attend and auction off a dress at the CUN 16th OSCARS VIEWING PARTY in Beverly Hills CA, Feb, 2015
•Attended the New York Festivals Int’l TV & Film Gala as the recognized fashion designer for Cinemoi North America-Apr, 2015
•Dressed Ms. Plus America Ms. Tannesha Smart during the National Miss Plus America Pageant 2015 and won the title – July, 2015
•Appeared as Diaspora Fashion Designer in the African Leadership Magazine – Aug, 2015
•Dressed Kathleen Bertrand, Founder of the BRONZE LENS FILM FESTIVAL & AWARDS – Nov, 2015
•Auctioned a dress at a Gala benefiting the AFRICA SOUP Organization for Orphanage in Uganda – Dec, 2015
The LB line is for the modern, elegant and confident woman who also appreciates quality and uniqueness. An LB dress will always be noticed every time you make an entrance because of its unique design and feel. LB dresses are alluring, intriguing and captivating. If off the rack items are not your thing then the LB Collection is for you.
Be the Unique, Elegant, and Fashion Forward woman that you are with LB!