Born on April 14, 1976 in London, Georgina Rose Chapman is an English actress and fashion designer. She is the daughter of a multi-millionaire entrepreneur, Brian Chapman and a journalist, Caroline Wonfor. Georgina was raised in Richmond, situated in the West of London.
During her college years, she resided in a Shepherd’s Bush apartment with her pet dog named Rocky. When she was in her twenties, she modeled in advertisements by Soothers and Head & Shoulders. In addition to this, she also posed for Brit Pop’s music video.
At the Chelsea College of Art and Design, Georgina met Keren Craig, her future professional partner. In 2001, Georgina Chapman attained her graduation degree from Wimbledon School of Art and henceforth expedited on her costume design career. Alongside this, she appeared in several films and television shows.
In 2004, Chapman and Craig launched a brand called Marchesa, which was inspired by the name of a socialite named Marchesa Luisa Casati. The label was invested in by Steve Witkoff and Giuseppe Cipriani. Two years later, the label won a place in the top 10 finalist list of CFDA and Vogue Fashion Fund.
Chapman’s elegant designs are worn by celebrities including Beyoncé, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sandra Bullock.
When Chapman launched her brand with her partner in 2004, she also began dating Harvey Weinstein, a film producer who had just left his first wife. Georgina and Weinstein married each other in 2007 in Connecticut. The couple distribute their time between a seafront house in Westport, a townhouse in West Village and a Los Angeles Mansion. In 2010, Chapman gave birth to India Pearl, their daughter. Two years later, they announced the expectation of their second child who came to the world in 2013 and was named Dashiell Max Robert.
She loves to travel at least once a month to various locations such as Cannes, Toronto, St. Barts, Nashville and London. Her dream place for a vacation needs to be ‘exotic’ according to her. She likes going to Belize in Central America since she prefers driving and being active. Chapman learnt driving at the age of eighteen in Thailand. The designer has also experienced driving in Vietnam, which she did not enjoy much. Her most memorable holiday activities have been trekking in Nepal, Andes and Peru. After living in New York, visiting the natural beauties of the world is like heaven for this designer. Chapman is a highly adventurous person, she adores camping and exploring what nature has to offer.
Moving on, there are some beauty products that she just can’t live without. These are Le Métier de Beauté palettes, including an eye shadow, a concealer and a bronzer. In addition to this, she never leaves home without SPF 30 naturally tinted moisturizer by Josie Maran.
While travelling, Chapman always carries her simple day and cocktail dresses, Zara’s leather jacket, a trendy jacket by Givenchy, some pashmina shawls, sandals by Christian Louboutin plus jeans designed by Helmut Lang.
In New York, she has places where she likes hanging out such as The Waverly Inn – home-like and cozy. To eat and drink, Georgina also goes to The Spotted Pig, Extra Virgin or San Ambroeus on West 4th. For a glamorous dinner, The Monkey Bar suits her.
All in all, Georgina is a woman who concentrates not just on her career but also on her hobbies/interests and family.