As an admirer of French couture, developed her love of fashion early through perfecting the art of retail displays while receiving her Bachelor’s of Art degree in fashion design from Washington State University, with a minor in Fine Art. Her designs have appeared in catalogs across the country.
In addition to design, Reenee has spent over 13 years as a buyer in the textile industry. Her knowledge of fashion spans the entire life cycle of a collection from trend analysis, illustration, and manufacturing to packaging/display, promotion, and maturity of a garment.
On a personal level, Reenee enjoys developing Sunday School programs and youth outreach activities for her church. She resides in Pennsylvania with her supportive family and loves to cook and entertain on a regular basis.
Started her design career with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Consumer Textile Sciences from The Ohio State University (go buckeyes!). Her love of fashion is routed in color theory and fabrication.
You may have seen her work in the pages of Women’s Wear Daily Magazine (WWD), the #1 business-to-business fashion publication in the world. While with WWD, she worked with several celebrity personalities, design houses and the fashion elite to provide event planning for Golden Globe Awards pre-show parties, styling cover spread photo shoots and writing editorial pieces for print publication.
Presently, Nicki serves as an officer at a Fortune 50 financial institution and plays a very active role in giving of her creative talents to non-profit organizations whose focus is on teaching life skills to at-risk youth. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and happily resides in Maryland with her husband.