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About Veteran Fashionista

This Is My Story

The Veteran Fashionista is the vision of Jacquelyn Tacke, the President of Lauderdale Media, she is a proud Navy veteran who held a Top Secret security clearance during her tenure in the military. 

She has worked with several designers from various reality television shows such as:  Project Runway, Project Runway All-Stars, The Fashion Show and All On The Line via the Sundance Channel; where she was also featured with her client at the time, 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!

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The Veteran Fashionista will be partnering with various non-profit organizations and major retailers to bring much needed support and fashion makeovers to all of the very deserving female veterans who have proudly served this country!


If you or your company would like to show your support in these endeavors or feature the VeteranFashionista blog, please don't hesitate to contact us: or


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Coming soon Veteran Fashionista merchandise!

Meet Our CEO

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Jacquelyn Tacke

Jacquelyn Tacke has over 25 plus years of experience in the public relations field.  Some of her marketing and branding expertise was gained via Capitol Hill, the Memphis Grizzlies, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia 76er's.  Additionally she has created advertising copy for radio, TV, cable ad sales and digital campaigns.  She's was a featured Guest Speaker for FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise) in San Diego and was a member of Fashion Group International. 

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Jacquelyn Tacke is the fourth person from the left in her graduation picture from Naval Administration  School in Pensacola, Florida 1986 

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