With an innate desire to create beautiful things, Detroit native Tracy Reese headed for Manhattan in 1982 to attend Parsons School of Design. In 1996, Reese launched her eponymous collection to rave reviews. Perfect for the modern woman, Reese's debut showcased ultra-feminine, polished pieces layered with intelligent nostalgia, charm and glamour; a distinctive look.
Tracy Reese spring 2014 radiates sensuality, energy and optimism with an array of bold, spirited styles infused with Afro-Cuban influences to create an aesthetic full of texture and movement. Balancing fresh, feminine styles and modern sportswear, the collection is rich in detail, including leather and raffia embroideries and authentic athletic accents.
Recognition & Awards
A member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) since 2000, Reese has severed as a member of the Board of Directors since 2007. She is also a key player in selecting recipients to receive grants from the CFD's AIDS-Fund initiatives.
The textile highlights included geometric laces, raffia embellishments, tribal embroideries and bonded technical knits. Reese's pretty prints anchored the collection. There's a masterfully mixed selection of tropical floral and tribal geometric patterns in a delightful palette of scarlet, blue, green, pink and ochre.
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