Updated: Mar 23, 2021
Gabrielle Mallory a Clutch Made maker, sat down with us to talk about her brand Gabrielle Ginger. With a career in diplomacy and politics, and her life as a mother and wife, Mallory's products emphasise luxury, quality and functionality in style. Continue reading below for why she reached out to Clutch Made Factory, advice she'd give emerging designers, and more...
Introduce yourself and your brand.
Gabrielle Ginger is a lifestyle brand focused on curating accessories for living. Our products accent everything with sophistication and timeless style. What drives our brand is a commitment to refined and intentional design that delivers a polished look with a hint of effervescence and cheer.
I set-out to design luxury products — with a focus on style, quality and functionality — for wherever life takes you. Our clients are modern and professional people, working inside and outside the home. You can use our accessories to help balance your work or family life.
I am uniquely qualified to meet the needs of the modern professional because I am that person. A career in diplomacy and politics and life as a wife and mother are the perfect training ground for understanding the needs of today’s professional. Meetings, events, multitasking, family and home demand quality, reliable and sophisticated products that complement and accent my busy life.
What made you reach out to Clutch Made factory?
I reached out to Clutch Made factory on a recommendation from a business contact.
How would you describe yourself as a maker and designer?
I would describe myself as a designer as one with a focus on style, quality and functionality — for wherever life takes you.
What is the story behind your accessory/accessories?
The story behind my accessories is that a career in diplomacy and politics and life as a wife and mother are the perfect training ground for understanding the needs of today’s professional. Meetings, events, multitasking, family and home demand quality, reliable and sophisticated products that complement and accent a busy life. Gabrielle Ginger provides refined luxury products — with a focus on style, quality and functionality that delivers a polished look.
How has your making experience with Clutch Made been?
My experience with Clutch Made has been quite positive. I've been working directly with Laura and she's gone above and beyond not only manufacturing my product, but she also provides nuggets of business advice that have been essential to my progress.
If you could give one piece of advice to first-time makers what would it be?
One piece of advice I'd offer to first-time makers is to set a pace that you can maintain long-term. In my case, slow and steady is helping me win the race.