noun / fash.ion.is.ta/
A person who follows trends in the fashion industry, designs, sells and strives continually to adopt the latest fashions
The Veteran Fashionista is the vision of Jacquelyn Tacke, the President of Lauderdale Media, who is a proud Navy veteran.
She has worked with several designers from various reality television shows such as: Project Runway (Bravo), Project Runway All-Stars (Lifetime), The Fashion Show and All On The Line via the Sundance Channel; where she was also featured with her client Qristyl Frazier of Qristyl Frazier Designs. Qristyl is a plus size designer whose line went on to be sold in various Lane Bryant stores across the country and online.
Some of the designers represented by Lauderdale Media have been featured in the following television, magazines, retail stores or museums: Y&R, Dillards, Lane Bryant, the Smithsonian, Museum of African Art in NYC,Wendy Williams Show, Monique Show, BET, Black Enterprise Magazine, Essence, CNN International, BBC, Soap Opera Digest, USA Today, the Africa Channel, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Tom Joyner Show, Today’s Black Women, Centric, Elle Magazine and Black America Web ……..just to name a few!
Jacquelyn Tacke has over 20 plus years of experience in public relations for the entertainment industry focusing on brand marketing and sales. She has worked on Capitol Hill, for several NBA and NFL teams and is a proud Navy veteran. She has created ad campaigns for television, radio, cable and print; producing fashion shows for NYC fashion week, celebrity cruise ships and abroad. She was also a guest speaker at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise) in San Diego, Ca and is a member of Fashion Group International.
To be a champion for veterans in fashion arts through exhibitions, shows and charity programs, as a portal to the global fashion community on causes that directly affect Women of the Military