2021 Designer of the Year

Audrey Swanson


2021 Designer of the YearAudrey Swanson is an accomplished fashion designer and owner of Revel Rey, which she founded in 2015 in Washington DC.

Revel Rey is an upscale swim and resort wear company. The brand combines fashion and art flaunting unique custom hand painted and designed prints and one-of-a-kind styles.

Audrey’s style combines modern with a touch of romance that is inspired by a modern lifestyle and exotic lands spanning six continents of world travel and experience.

Audrey studied Fine Art and Interior Design at James Madison University. She practiced as an interior architect in Washington DC for six years. She was introduced into textiles and manufacturing through her design work. This experience sparked Audrey’s desire to create her own business—Revel Rey.

Audrey’s love for culture and eye for distinctive architecture are the inspiration behind her pieces. Her free spirit and desire to bring art to life motivates her to express herself and tell a story through her brand. The Revel Rey brand is a fashion-forward look that balances the traditional female aesthetic with a contemporary body and new age attitude.

Revel Rey collections are carefully crafted from a variety of luxe unique textures and color palettes, carefully laid out to give the Revel Rey woman an unmatched level of quality and durability, at a contemporary price point.

Revel Rey can be found at retailers worldwide—including Saks Fifth Avenue, Revolve, Anthropology, Neiman Marcus.

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