Avion is a women’s and men’s designer collection based in New York and Los Angeles. Its designs focus on old world technique, hand craftsmanship, subtle detailing and fine tailoring for a specific and elegant fit and silhouette.
Avion introduces a line of men's and women's luxury, utilitarian, unisex shirting, under the name Avion clothier. Taking on such classics as the oxford, cadet, and cowboy shirt, each style includes a unique detail, a crest on the pocket or sideseam composed of three colors of grosgrain. Each style and fabric has its own individual color crest combination appealing to the collector eye, where each piece is individual and limited in quantity.
The designer, Katherine Tsina Bird, graduated from Parsons School of Design in 2004, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Contemporary Dance from the University of California at Berkeley. Upon arrival in New York, Tsina Bird trained at the Merce Cunningham Dance School. She held an internship at Balenciaga America, and worked professionally as a fitting model in New York. Her designer women’s line, Avion Feminin was started in 2007, and focuses on made-to-measure with private clients. Her first brick and mortar flagship, Avion clothier, opened in December 2015 in Los Angeles located at 3153 Glendale Blvd.
Tsina Bird currently resides in Los Angeles with her family.