About the Brand
Giana Abreu-Christopher, professionally known as Regal, is a mother of five, a self taught seamstress and designer from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
CEO and founder of designs by Regal, a brand created to encourage an appreciation for Caribbean culture and how we can further express pride for our heritage through the use of madras fabric.
Innovator of many unique statement accessory pieces and crafts, she is also the innovator behind the "Rock Your Crown" signature apparel line, an extension of the Regal™ brand designed to make a statement of self confidence and royalty.
Regal seeks to influence our clients to define their style with bold, colorful, trending madras apparel and crafts .
Our products reflect island apparel reinvented to keep cultural identification alive with the use of the Caribbeans identifying and unifying print, madras.
Madras, a brightly colored tartan print originating in India, making its way to the Caribbean islands during the diaspora.
It is the fabric that speaks of our rich and vibrant island colors intertwined with the lines of tradition, history and culture working together to create a tapestry of beauty that is the Caribbean.
designs by Regal™ has collaborated with established and upcoming photographers in the Virgin Islands territory on several fashion editorial projects.
Regal and her design features include:
-Kids Rock 2017
-Simply Sophisticated Troupe Launch 2018
-Hispanic Heritage Month Nominee 2019
-VI Trailblazer Nominee 2019
-Savage Festival Troupe Launch 2019
-Caribbean Collection Fashion Show 2019
-Carnival Meets the Runway-Sanctuary Launch 2019
-Crucian Cultural Group 2019
-Madras Reimagined 2020
-Teddys Drive-Thru Christmas 2020
-Crucian Cultural Group Window Display 2020
-Crucian Christmas Festival Poster 2020
-AJ Ventura's "Your Body" Music Video 2021
-WTJX/PBS VI Women's History Month Nominee 2021
-Destination Magazine Cover & Feature 2021
-Crucian Cultural Group Window Display 2021
-Crucian Christmas Festival Poster 2021
V.I. Madras: A Fabric Symbolic of the V.I. People, Environment, History, Fashion, Festival and Art
Designs by Regal Collaborates with Aesthete Noire to Change Perspective of Madras
Destination Magazine Online Flipping Book Cover and Article Feature
WTJX/PBS VI Women's History Month Nominee
V.I. Millennials Push Boundaries With Music Video Putting on Display Territory's Cultural Attire, Urban Culture And Artistic Creativity