About BBD


Jennifer Bluemling, Co-Founder & CEO

Jennifer Bluemling, Co-Founder of Borrowed by DesignHi there! I'm Jennifer Collom-Bluemling, Co-founder & CEO of Borrowed by Design. I started this adventure with Kathryn a few years ago as just an idea shared over coffee one day. Our concept became more serious and I quickly fell in love with the concept of sharing my favorite garments with other women for their special occasions. From there, it's been all about getting our site up and running so that we can bring this unique marketplace to life. 

On a more personal note, I enjoy finding gluten free recipes on Pinterest and seeing if I can make them without commiting an epic failure, my three furkids take up a lot of time and then there's my passion for travel. I hope to reach every continent and touch the soil of more countries than years I have lived. I can not wait to meet all of you and welcome you to our Borrowed by Design community!!

Kathryn Ewing, Co-Founder

Kathryn Ewing, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Borrowed by DesignWelcome! I'm Kat Ewing, Co-Founder of Borrowed By Design. When Jennifer and I embarked on this journey, we made it our mission to connect women all over the country through fashion and community. We want this platform to be a source for borrowing dresses, but we also want it to become a place to connect with other women who share your size, body type, and sense of style!

More about me - I graduated from UGA (Go Dawgs!) and currently live in Midtown. I love taking my new pup on walks around Piedmont Park and exploring the city. I play and coach volleyball in my spare time and also love any and all shows on HGTV. Once again, welcome to our site - we hope you enjoy! 


Nikki Wolfe, CTO

Nikki Wolfe, CTO Borrowed By DesignHey there, I’m Nikki Wolfe. I am the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) here for Borrowed By Design. Some of my background includes being on both the design lead and front-end architecture side and I have lead design for the past 12 years for fortune 400 and 500 companies specifically in eCommerce. I’ve worked on this team in helping guide and lead the technology piece here over the past few years. We have a great team and we all are extremely passionate about this company, what we do and what we are about.

I love design strategy specifically UX and planning, experiences that are easy-to-use, data visualization, analytics and solving problems.

Some of my interests include traveling, music, painting and swimming.

Carley Gainous, Marketing Specialist


Jennifer Bluemling, Co-Founder of Borrowed by DesignHi! I'm Carley Gainous, a Social Media and Email Marketing Specialist for Borrowed by Design. I have been with BBD for a little over a year now and can honestly say there is nothing like this amazing company. From the inspiration of our two female CEOs, to our body positive message, Borrowed by Design is a company I've grown to love and admire and I can't wait for you too as well. Our unique lending and borrowing platform is exactly what the formal dress market has needed for a while, and we are excited to offer that to you!

As for myself, I am a recent graduate of the University of Georgia. I am obsessed with everything in the scope of digital media, it was truly my calling. In my spare time I love to cook and go thrift shopping. I am really intrigued by anything I can do from scratch. I am so glad you've found our site and can't wait to see all of your beautiful dresses.