Shoes and accessories designer, Ashley Cole, had a passion for business and fashion at a very young age. She was fortunate to be surrounded by an entrepreneurial family. Her father, David Neeleman, is the founder of JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian Airlines.
Ashley created Cecelia New York in 2013. She named the company after her daughter. Her designs incorporate style and comfort with the highest quality of materials and craftsmanship. She uses Italian leathers with a range of authentic and luxurious materials. After graduating Fashion Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Fashion Merchandising, she worked for Giorgio Armani, Diane von Furstenberg, and JetBlue Airways. While at JetBlue, Ashley pioneered the effort to brand the airline as a fashion forward company.
Ashley lives in Darien, CT with her husband Matthew Cole, her two sons, Samuel and Eli and her daughters, Cecelia and Naomi.