Allison Nicole Berger, designer and owner of Allison Nicole Designs, was born and raised in Laurel, Maryland. Allison displayed her passion for design at the early age of 8, when remarkably she learned to use her grandmothers sewing machine. As she grew, so did her love for creativity and art. She found pleasure in drawing and later on transforming two dimensional patterns and drawings into real and tangible clothing. She worked and interned for a few different studios, and now has her B.S. in Apparel and Merchandising/Apparel Design and Production.