Born in England, Philippa moved to Los Angeles at the age of 10, where she fostered a strong love for science and design, ultimately studying the latter at Parsons in New York City. After graduation, she moved back to LA to work at Commune , specializing in architecture and design. Soon thereafter, she left the company to form GUNS. GERMS. $STEAL [G.G.$.] in collaboration with Smiley Stevens, a boundary-defying mens- wear label inspired by the street, and looking to the future. The brand has drawn international praise from the likes of Vogue, WWD, Vice, Creators Project, as well as tastemakers like Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky and others. Every piece, hallmarked by its layered and fluid style, was hand-crafted in Downtown Los Angeles, and available to a highly-curated selection of retailers in the US, Asia, and Europe.