Born in Granby, Quebec, Lina’s passion for creation is rooted in her childhood. She was introduced to fashion modeling at the age of five. Before long, she was modifying her friends’ and her own clothes, personalizing her vision for fashion and helping to bring out individual expression in others.
Later, her drive to succeed enabled her to satisfy the demanding requests of professionals requiring custom designed fashion. Her collections were sought out by high end fashion boutiques and galleries in Quebec, acquiring a unique reputation that emerged from her very special trademark; reversibility. Every coat is reversible – two coats for two different occasions. Her latest creations called (the Tree of Life) and vitality of nature. They are sculptural pieces fusing design, leather and pyrography method techniques.
Residing in Vancouver since 1987, the Canadian West Coast life style and environment has inspired Lina’s designs, all created with natural materials reflect her love for finely woven fabrics, textures and natural fibers.