Brigitte brings an international sensibility to her current East End lifestyle.
Relocating to New York City from her native Montreal in 1999, she has firmly established herself as a consummate design professional having worked with big brands such as Sam Edelman, Steve Madden and Kenneth Cole in the US, Europe and Asian markets. Brigitte specialized in design direction, trend forecasting, merchandising, private label and research and development of brands.
Brigitte has also lived in Amsterdam and Miami, acquiring an intimate knowledge of these markets and their influences. She currently resides in the Hamptons where she turned her professional eye to the real estate world. Her personalized approach with attention to details provides her clients with a unique vision.
Whether you are new to the Hamptons or a native first time buyer or renter, Brigitte will find you the right property for your needs.In addition to a discerning taste for luxury at every level in architecture and home design, she will provide the best home staging of your property before it is listed on the market.
Brigitte's conviction and global background affords her an uncanny sensibility in servicing the needs of an international clientele in the purchase or rental of luxury properties.
Brigitte speaks English, Italian and French.
Nikki was born in South Africa and travelled the world as a fashion model from the age of 17. Through her travels, she gained a sense of style and independence that is reflected in her work as a designer, constantly striving to set herself apart from the pack.
Nikki’s design experience stems from 19 years of running her fashion design company in New York City. She has designed jewelry, shoes, handbags, home accessories and clothing under her brand name nikki-b.
American Vogue named her Queen Bead in 1998 as one of the first designers to make beads fashionable. Relocating from New York City to Chile in 2003, she set up a small cottage industry with local artisans to hand make her collections. Over the course of 7 years she opened four lifestyle retail stores selling her nikki-b products. Through her efforts with working with the Fundacion Artesanias de Chile she travelled throughout Chile offering design expertise to local artisans to modernize their home products and brought these items to an international audience in New York and Paris.
Nikki fell in love with the real estate business when she and her husband bought and renovated their first home in 2000 in Southampton. They went on to buy, build and renovate 5 homes in South Africa, Chile and The Hamptons. She has a keen eye for properties that have the potential to increase in value after she completes the make over. It’s really all about the details, creating space and unlocking the potential in a home.
In 2012 Nikki moved back to East Hampton where she currently resides with her family. She is fluent IN English and Spanish.