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Dana Burke, Alligator Visit Gainesville local Jacquelyn Brooks at her shop, Jacquelyn Brooks Designs, located in Midtown. Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012 12:15 am | Updated: 9:36 pm, Wed Apr 4, 2012. Among the people in Gators T-shirts, jerseys and frat tanks in the Swamp on football Saturdays, a few girls stand out from the […]
Trend Report: London Models walked- er, marched down London’s catwalks in Military inspired clothes. Top Shop Unique used the camouflage color palette in a slouchy tunic, a heeled combat boots, and an oversized cream jacket, while Moschino Cheap and Chic took this trend in another direction- a giant stark coat against a silkened yellow tie […]
Trend Report: Milan Both New York and London had been drenched in red and orange hues. Milan’s rebuttal was black Gothica. It was a return to dark romance. There was an alluring mystery to the clothes but without the offensive cuts. Shadowy garments with high neck lines, sheer dresses, lux coats, and voluminous gowns were […]
Trend Report: Paris Paris confirmed that the Eastern inspiration is here to stay. Let’s not forget how this season’s New York Fashion Week’s Jason Wu, London’s Peter Pilotto, and Milan’s Marni introduced to us Asian inspired prints, iconography, blossoms, and kabuki-soled shoes. Paris 2012 continued by sending out deconstructed kimonos, dragon embroidery, and familiar Asian […]
This season, I was pleased to find pops of bright colors and metallics used as accents with the usual go-to dark colors associated with fall. I am a huge proponent of color and find way too many designers mainstream with black and tend not to think outside of the “Fall” box. The Fall 2012 lines […]
Gainesville Fashion Week 2012 preparation is in full gear with the final model callbacks. Last Wednesday I was asked to help judge the finals and find the best of the best to work the catwalk in April. Here are some of the pics hot off the runway………
HOME Magazine “Forty under 40″ recipient, Jacquelyn Brooks By Caitlyn Finnegan Bringing one of a kind style to the community, Jacquelyn Brooks has used her talents as a fashion designer to tailor new charity opportunities in the area. Brooks never doubted that with a little extra work, she could be successful at whatever she wanted. […]
Sewing an Arbor of Opportunities By Elise Donini | Dawn McKinstry Photography For any fashion designer, creating the dresses that will be featured at beauty and talent pageants is an incredible accomplishment. Generating enough reputation and buzz to become the go-to for crafting the perfect look for premier local events is a great […]
Check out our new selection of game day dresses! We are open before kickoff this Saturday September 3 from 12-4p. You can also stop by the game day studio M-F: 10:30a-6:00p.