Kristine Plaude has a Masters degree in Environmental design and Art from the Academy of Latvia. She works in interior and exterior design within both the private and public sectors. Kristine has also received several design awards for her environmental pieces/installations and interior solutions.
In 2012 she was a part of the team that created the brand and concept store M50. It was here that her first highly appreciated garments were designed and after the "Born to be" collection came the the idea to create her own individual brand and in 2018 PLAUDE APPAREL was born.