Rachael is a Shapewear Designer, Business Advisor, and Startup Founder. Based out of Los Angeles, she hails from Wilmington, North Carolina. A Southern belle and a natural entrepreneur, Rachael turned a profit with her first clothing company at just 16 years old.
After earning a degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco, Rachael headed to New York to work for several large fashion companies. She was a Design Director by age 28, and had designed for Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Target, Forever 21, Kitson LA, Patricia Fields, Wal-Mart, Disney, Kohl’s, and many other retailers worldwide. To date, this fashion industry veteran has sold over 20 million units.
In 2006, her focus moved west as Rachael began consulting for various companies in California. In 2009 she conceptualized and built a Junior Intimates Brand that grossed $18 Million in two years. In 20013 she took her Intimate Apparel expertise and got to work making her Jewel Toned vision come true.
Rachael has been studying yoga and Eastern philosophy since 2001. In 2008 she became a certified yoga teacher after studying in Kerala, India. She’s able to apply this keen knowledge of the body’s movements to the products she designs.
Nowadays Rachael is best known as the Founder and CEO of Jewel Toned. She currently resides in West Hollywood with frequent stops in New York and Southeast Asia.