Originally posted on March 28, 2020 @ 6:39 pm
Foe Designer Christian Siriano; there’s no correct size, shape, age, and color. Christian has been working in their fashion industry for a long time and also shared his experience on Bravo’s reality show Project Runway.
Now he’s not designing dresses but also making masks to fight coronavirus. Supplies of the mask have been short all around the world, but the good thing is he stepped up and offer to sew up masks. Let’s take a look to know everything about the fashion designer Christian Siriano.
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Christian Vincent Siriano is one of the renowned fashion designers in the USA. He was born on November 18, 1985, in Annapolis, Maryland. Before transferring to Baltimore School for the Arts, he studied at Broadneck Senior High School.
He has a passion for arts from an early age. In fact, he’s parents and sister supported him in pursuing creative fields. Siriano is of Italian and German descent. As a kid, he also studies ballet.
Christian Started Designing At the age of 13
Siriano’s interested in a custom design from an early age and always wanted to pursue his career in fashion. He began to design clothes while working as a hair washer and styling assistant at Bubbles Salon in his hometown. For the salon’s annual hair shows, he sewed clothes but rejected by the Fashion Institute of Technology.
After getting rejected, he went to American Inter-Continental University in London, England, where fashion designing course.
Siriano Was a Contestant in Project Runway
After receiving a degree in Fashion Designing, he auditioned for Bravo’s reality show, Project Runway, in 2007. During the show, he won three challenges. In the final episodes, he designs a twelve-piece collection at the New York Fashion Week.
During the finale, celebrity guest Victoria Beckham said his collection as being a breath of fresh air and should be honored to wear any piece of his clothing. Christina Siriano announced the winner of the Project Runway Season 4 and prizes included an editorial feature in Elle, $100,000 from TRESemme to start his own clothing line.
Further, Siriano mentored the designers on Project Runway Season 17 and 18.
Christian Siriano’s own Fashion Line
Project Runway Season 4 winner Siriano proved himself and others that he is here to stay in the fashion industry. In 2008, the Maryland native launched his own label and first Spring and Fall collections inspired by the Mediterranean.
Christian used metallic livers and Beings in his designs with matching handbags and shoes. He launched his first women’s Spring Collection in 2010 that revenue over $1.2 million.
Eventually, Christina collaborated on several mass marker retail collections. He also designed fifteen spiced collections for Puma in 2008. The same year, he signed a deal with a low-cost shoes and handbags line for Payless Shoe Source.
Additionally, he launched a more affordable limited collection dress, accessories for HSN called Striking by Christian Siriano.
Christian and His Team Making Mask to Fight Coronavirus
The fashion designer, along with his team, is helping the New York government by the manufacturing masks for hospitals. He took to social media and talk battle against COVID-19. He tweeted the offer to Cuomo on March 20, 2020. Read the tweet below.
If @NYGovCuomo says we need masks my team will help make some. I have a full sewing team still on staff working from home that can help.
— Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) March 20, 2020
Following the post, New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo tweeted a thank-you and asked the designer to DM his team for details. The protective gear is also known as N95 face masks.
We're in contact with @CSiriano. Appreciate his help so much.
Let's do this together, NY! https://t.co/4B43SKguVO
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) March 20, 2020
Siriano is an Openly Gay
Siriano rose to fame after he won the Project Runway Season 4. He never shies to talk about his sexuality. He is gay and even appeared alongside other gay notables for the magazines’ pride issue.
During the Project Runway, the designer practically spoke the word “tranny,” an offensive slur. To remove from his vocabulary, he heavily got involved with the LGBT community.
Christian Siriano’s Relationship With Brad Walsh
Christian is a married man, but unfortunately, his relationship didn’t last forever. He was previously married to an American singer Brad Walsh. The couple was together started dating in November 2007 and got engaged in July 2013.
Siriano shared the ecstatic news via Twitter and shared a photo of them, showing their snazzy engagement bling-matching bracelets. Prior to their engagement, they were in-live-relationship.
A few years later, Christian and Brad said “I do” on July 9, 2016, at their Danbury, Connecticut. The wedding ceremony attended by celebrities like Kelly Osbourne, Alicia Silverstone, Christina Hendricks, Jackie Cruz, and many more.
The couple’s bridesmaids wore white gowns from Siriano’s fashion home. Brad took to Instagram and shared a wedding photo of the two and captioned it; they’re married. The fashion designer shared numerous pictures of his wedding on his Instagram.
Christian Siriano and Brad Walsh Split in 2018
Like most celebrity couples, Christian and his husband, Brad Walsh, split after two years of their marriage. It was Siriano’s husband who broke the news of their separation through his social profile.
Fashion designer and musician Brad Walsh quit their marriage, nearly getting married for two years. Brad wrote, he and his husband separated a month ago, adding, it’s nobody’s business and didn’t want to discuss that topic with a shrug emoji.
Christian’s New Boyfriend Kyle Smith
Fashion designer Siriano is living his best life with his new love of life. After four weeks, Siriano started dating Kyle Smith in 2018. Soon, Kyle and Christina made their relationship official in September 2018 through Instagram. The duo is living together since 2018.
Siriano and Smith both travel together and also doesn’t shy to share the romance on social media. The Project Runway winner surprised his boy with ten dozen roses when Smith Came home in February 2019.
According to US Weekly, if Siriano has any interest in getting married again, he replied, not again. He often shares pictures with his partner on his social profile if you follow his boyfriend’s Kyle Smith’s Instagram, where he shared a lot of photos of the two with different captions.
How Much is Christian Sirian’s Net Worth?
Christian makes millions of worths from his professional career. He gained massive recognition in the fashion world after the title of Project Runway. With $100,000 amount, he launched his own label and brought his line in 2010 and made over $1.2 million. New York Times reported that Christian’s revenue was estimated at around $5 million.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Fashion Designer Christian Siriano has a net worth of $10 million. Further, he opened a store Christian Siriano flagship in Manhattan. Also, he launched his first fragrance in 2014.
Siriano is an Author
Aside from designing, he is a writer and published book titled Fierce Style: How to Be Your Most Fabulous Self on October 5, 2009. In his book, he helps readers how to look, feel, and act fierce in daily life.
He shared his experience, advice on creating personal style, building self-confidence, some of his own list fashion dos and don’ts. If you are interested in reading his book, then you get from Amazon.
House & Cars
Like his designer clothes, his home is also amazing. Back in 2013, he and his former husband bought a home that has the pair lounge in the huge colorful room. The country home is built in 1860, which has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Additionally, the Connecticut house has a table full of books, paintings resembling Topper and Bear, as well as a formal sitting room. Aside from that, he owns some expensive cars, such as a white BMW.
Social Media Presence
You can easily find Christian Siriano on different social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as “@csiriano.” Also, he has his website. Also, he has an official online store where he sells apparel like dresses, tops, blazers, jackets, outerwear, and much more.