After graduating from Carnegie Mellon, Gela Nash-Taylor was an actress until she entered fashion. She is married to John Taylor of Duran Duran. They and their two children live in Los Angeles and the UK. Pamela Skaist-Levy is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. A former costume designer, she is married to writer/producer/director Jefery Levy. They have one son and live in Malibu.
The partners launched their new line, Skaist-Taylor, in 2012.