Vicky Tay, the electrical engineering graduate is the founder
and creative brain behind Burgundy. Being fascinated by fashion
at an early age, Vicky had an option to study fashion design but
elected to study engineering at London’s Imperial College.
Graduating with first class honours, the electrical engineer-turneddesigner
decided to pursue her love of fashion instead. Having not been
formally trained in fashion design, Vicky credits her mother for
influencing her tastes in fashion adding that her mother’s love
for luxury brand’s like Ferragamo guided her towards her design
direction – a classic, minimalist timeless look.
Vicky Tay, who is entirely in charge of the companies creative
decisions, says she bases her decisions mostly on intuition.
“There is no big concept, or theatrics behind the designs, it is
simply a feeling of what women want,” says Vicky of her creative