female business owner
Consumer Trends Expert
Ashley-Victoria Smith, the visionary founder behind Voglia Swimwear, is a trailblazer in the fashion industry, renowned for her creativity, entrepreneurship, and dedication to empowering women of all shapes and sizes. Growing up with a stylish-mom ahead of her time, Smith started modeling at the age of four however it wasn't until many, many years later that she'd dream of starting a swimwear brand. After college, Smith ventured in many areas of interest including becoming a certified barista, a published model, participating in pageants (Ms. SC American Beauty 2017), and producing fashion shows at NYFW and Miami Swim Week.Smith is passionate about women's right, sustainability and an advocate for higher education. She currently resides in Garner, NC with her two fur babies.