Gazzelle Champy attended the prestigious Parson’s School of Design where she excelled and won The Most Creative Design Award containing a distinguished panel of judges such as Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karen, Stan Herman.
Throughout her career as a Seventh Avenue Evening Wear Designer she worked under her own label "Gazzelle Ciampi" carried by Neiman Marcus, Saks' and fine Specialty stores, throughout the county. Though out her career she has created Atelier bridal gowns for her private clientele.
For Gazzelle, it began as a child, watching her mother a Cuban socialite in the fifties wear beautiful clothing from Designers such as Adolfo and Balenciaga, so it was only natural for to develop a passion for style and grace and devote her life to dressing a women’s body.
With Cuban parents Gazzelle’s Latin heritage always shows setting the attitude of her pieces
"I’m designing for women who know quality and demands timeless pieces. Women who are strong self assured and enjoy attention.
Gazzelle freelanced on several projects throughout the years, including teaching at Fashion Institute of Technology, while continuing to create for private bridal clientel
Professionalism and passion is the reason brides choose to work with her.