Nicole Stephanie Burton was born in Lincolnton, NC and raised in Charlotte, NC. Ms. Burton has always had an eye for fashion from a very young age. Using her artistic ability Nicole began sketching designs in her early teens with ambitions of becoming a fashion designer. She pursued her dream in 1996 studying Fashion Design at Bauder College in Atlanta, GA. Her dreams were temporarily placed on hold in order to marry and take care of her growing family.
In 2016 Nicole launched her ready to wear fashion collection under the name Nicole B. Designs UnDaunted and later introduced her lingerie and swimwear collection ThickUMS and DEEP swimwear! Nicole quickly became a reputable sought after designer and grew her branding introducing her classy yet edgy couture gown brand NicCouture in 2017. Her work has graced the covers of magazines internationally and been worn by a celebrity gospel artist.
Not only is Nicole a self taught Designer, she rips the runway as a model as well. Nicole has been in shows all over the country and internationally. Her words of confidence to the many models she mentors are, "Walk in confidence and people can't help but notice". Nicole is a signed model and also the owner of PowerTeam Model and Talent Agency, LLC.
Nicole mentors and coaches models in NC, SC, TN, GA, FL and NY. She prides herself for being an influential leader in the Charlotte and Atlanta fashion industry.
Her edgy style and unconventional view on fashion leads to her fashion motto on style "Dare to wear what you care to wear". Look good and feel good in Nicole B. Designs