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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Superstar Designer Tracy Reese to Keynote Jackets for Jobs Celebration

Tracy Reese

Tracy Reese

Detroit, MI — 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 in Detroit, Michigan 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.eventbright.com [search: Jackets for Jobs] 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.

Karen Love
(313) 598-7532

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