Area clothing presents a design studio that specializes in material manipulation. Becket, who comes from Lexington, Kentucky, finalized his undergraduate degree at University of Virginia, after studying Architectural Design. Piotrek grew up in Holland, although she was born in Poland. She attended Artez Institute of the Arts and studied Fashion Design then secured employment at Chole in Paris. The designers met at Parsons while mastering in Fashion design and came together in 2013 to launch Area clothing that includes Area dress, Area shirt and Area pants. Their collaboration has given rise to a modern reworking of the fashion that is a favorite Michele Weinberger or Carrie Bradshaw.