Chasing Grace, a faith-based luxury garment and jewelry company, has officially launched, and to say we are excited is an understatement! The Christian company was founded by three inspiring women with a desire to combine their faith with luxury fashion. With the belief that God and fashion shouldn’t be mutually exclusive from each other, Chasing Grace marries the two together.
Allison Sebastiani, one of the founders, reflects upon a conversation she shared with Sarah Anderson who quoted Sophia Amoruso, “Clothing is ultimately the suit of armor in which we battle the world.”
Allison says, “I believe this to be true and it stuck with me all these years. What I put on to battle this world should reflect and honor my deepest beliefs about love, forgiveness, humility, hope, and truth.”
Each of the founding partners, Allison, Beth, and Stacie, are incredibly particular about their style, so when the opportunity was presented to develop a clothing line that represented their faith, they trusted that jumping into business together was the right decision to make. Since doing so, the trio has not only developed a fashion line of luxury graphic tees (launching early fall), but also a fantastic jewelry line, as well as a collection of hats.
Allison, Beth, and Stacie have been friends for many, many years, but starting Chasing Grace together has brought them so much closer than they ever thought possible. Allison says, “To witness someone you truly love and respect push their own limits of creativity, vulnerability, and risk taking is probably one of the coolest experiences that I have ever had. I am so honored and proud of each of them for where they have taken themselves and where they have taken me on this journey.”
As rewarding as starting a business is, there are many lessons to be learned throughout the process. Beth, Allison, and Stacie quickly realized that Chasing Grace was born out of passion and desire rather than necessity, which was helpful during those moments that beg to question, “Why are we doing this?”
A quote from Beth that I think resonates will all entrepreneurs, “Always remember why you are doing it and who you are doing it for, and never feel guilty if the answer is: you.” Stacie also adds, “Surround yourself with people who believe in you. Have confidence in your creativity and excitement for what you have to share with the world. Have faith that we all have something that inspires others.”
It should not go without mention that Chasing Grace is a proud supporter of the Compassion Collective, which provides for and supports children in need. Allison, Stacie, and Beth have a strong belief that the world’s children belong to all of us, and that it is our sacred responsibility to safeguard them and provide for them, particularly those that have unfulfilled, basic needs. A portion of each Chasing Grace sale is donated back to the Compassion Collective as a way of giving back.
Chasing Grace products are available for purchase online and are made with the choicest fabrics and materials; each collection showcases Christian essence and imagery. We absolutely adore the Onyx Neck Wrap and the Long Rose necklace and cannot wait to see their clothing line this fall!
Now, head to instagram to enter to win a Chasing Grace hat before they are available to the public!
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