Ebony Giles is a self-taught seamstress with over 16 years of experience. She is the proud owner and operator of Elegant & Royal Collections, which she founded in 2011. Her tag line is “Be Original with Your Style.” Elegant & Royal offers men’s accessories and custom clothing and alterations for all occasions. In September 2019 Elegant & Royal expanded beyond the home office and opened its first public location.
Ebony has participated in local Fashion shows for the past three years, sharing her designs and collections with the community. Ebony’s participation in shows, such as Central Virginia Fashion Week, Danville Fashion Week, Hill City Handmade, and Gift Forest, have encouraged her to perfect her craft and has opened doors of opportunity for her success.
From the conception of Elegant & Royal, Ebony has had the motto of “keep sewing alive.” Ebony knows the value of sewing and is committed to helping keep this craft relevant and exciting through teaching.