From the Designer:

I am a professionally accredited Fashion Designer & Couturier. I design, construct and sell women’s clothing in Gainesville Florida.  My studio, Jacquelyn Brooks Designs, offers various clothing services including women’s custom clothing design, alterations and tailoring (men’s and women’s) and my boutique carries my clothing collections for purchase; signature game day dress line, formal dress collections and my partnered line “Strawberry Blonde Clothing”.  Recently I designed a gown for the 2014 Miss Florida pageant! If you would like to schedule a clothing consultation or fitting with me, please call 352-375-6462 or email jacquelynbrooks@gmail.com

About the Designer:

Jacquelyn Brooks is a professionally accredited fashion designer who holds a Bachelors of Science in Apparel Design and Technology from The Florida State University.  Jacquelyn specializes in designing women’s apparel and has been doing so in the Gainsville area for over 15 years! Design examples include bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, pageant gowns, formal gowns, game day dresses, casual dresses, children’s apparel and canine apparel.  If you are looking for an expert fashion designer to create a custom garment for your wedding, social event, or everyday wear, please call Jacquelyn at 352-375-6462 or email at jacquelynbrooks@gmail.com to book an appointment.  Please “Like” us on facebook and follow our most up to date news at www.facebook.com/JacquelynBrooksDesigns.

Jacquelyn’s most recent accomplishments include being named one of Business in the Heart of Florida magazine’s “Fierce List-Women who are shaping business in Gainesville”, becoming a finalist in the Belk Southern Designer Showcase 2015 for her Ready-to-Wear Clothing line “Strawberry Blonde Clothing”, showcasing the “Strawberry Blonde Clothing” collection at the Atlanta Apparel Mart 2014 & 2015, designing a gown for Miss Gainesville for the 2014 Miss Florida pageant, designing a red carpet gown for the ESPY Awards, dressing the Orlando Fashion Week 2015 hostess, Estee Martin, both Friday and Saturday nights, being named one of HOME magazine’s “Forty under 40″, reaching the semi-final castings for “Project Runway” and “Fashion Star” on her first and only attempt, showcasing her talents at “Orlando Fashion Week 2013 & 2015″, “The Southern Women’s Show- Orlando 2012, 2013″, “The Southern Women’s Show- Jacksonville 2013, 2014″ “Gainesville Fashion Week 2011, 2012, 2013″, “Fashion Week Nashville 2010″ and producing her own annual charity fashion show event, “Jacquelyn Brooks Designs’ Runways and Rescues 2011, 202, 2013″, which raises funding and awareness for local animal rescues.  A strong advocate for community service, Brooks donates custom-designed dresses to several local charities’ silent auctions. The live auction piece she designed for the Cure by Design Fashion Show raised $5,000 for the American Cancer Society!

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