Hello Everyone:
Wonderful news about fashion designer Tracy Reese as the  keynote speaker for Jackets for Jobs,Inc.’s brunch on Thursday, April 23rd.  See details below.  Visit:  TracyReese.com
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April 14, 2015

Karen Love
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Detroit, MI (BlackNews.com) — Mark your calendars fashionistas! The internationally heralded Tracy Reese, fashion designer to dignitaries and celebrities, will deliver the keynote address at Jackets for Jobs Inc’s brunch, “Celebrating 15 Years”, at Midtown’s historic Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Thursday, April 23, at 10am.

A Cass Tech and Parsons The New School for Design graduate, Reese has created stunning designs worn by First Lady Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker and Taylor Swift. Her daring designs are featured in leading stores and boutiques in the U.S. and abroad. Committed to bringing out the beauty in women of all shapes, sizes and colors, Reese’s creations are inspired by nature, art, dance, travel and global cultures. Inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America, she serves on its Board of Directors. She champions many charities and social issues.

“We are thrilled to have Tracy Reese, a Detroit entrepreneurial success story, as our keynote speaker,” says Alison Vaughn, founder/CEO of Jackets for Jobs. “Her career path perfectly reflects our mission and theme, ‘Educating, Empowering, and Enriching Lives.'” Under Vaughn’s leadership, Jackets for Jobs, Inc. has assisted more than 15,000 individuals with professional clothing, career skills and employment interview etiquette.

American Idol finalist from season 2014, Malaya also a Detroit hometown hero will perform and sing one of her songs from her debut singles “Worth It All” and “Drown”.

Tickets for “Celebrating 15 Years” are $35 per person and can be purchased at: www.jacketsforjobs.org by April 17, 2015. Sponsorship opportunities are available by calling (313) 579-9160 or visiting the website at www.jacketsforjobs.org. The first 100 attendees will receive a free TJ Maxx gift card.


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Here are a few of my favorite Tracy Reese frocks that First Lady Michelle Obama has worn.

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, alongside former President Bill Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter, attended the Let Freedom Ring Commemoration as part of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington August 28, 2013

For the occasion, Mrs. Obama wore a gorgeous Scarlet and Black Embellished Flared Frock by Tracy Reese.  Visit:  TracyReese.com

First Lady Michelle Obama gave a heart felt grand slam speech at the 2012 DNC.  The First Lady’s Custom Silk Jacquard Print Dusty Rose and Blue dress was designed by Tracy Reese.

​The annual Easter Egg Roll April 25, 2011.  First Lady Michelle Obama wore a fabulous Grey and Yellow Sunflower dress designed by Tracy Reese to oversee the annual Easter Egg Roll festivities.
In the hunt are children, the Easter Bunny and Malia Obama.

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City for her three-day visit to Mexico in April 2010.  Stepping off the plane, wearing a fabulous Indigo Floral Jersey Frock byTracy Reese.    Visit: TracyReese.com



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