Jamaican-born, New York-bred Designer, Terese Sydonna Brown is an alum of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s, holds a dual degree in Economics & Business and Studio Art from Lafayette College, and a Fashion Design degree from The Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.). After obtaining a strong business foundation at Lehman Brothers and Goldman, Sachs & Co., Brown pursued her fashion career in design, production, buying, sales and merchandising for NYC Alliance, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, and Lord and Taylor to name a few.
Her line, Terese Sydonna is a New York-based contemporary ready-to-wear and accessories brand designed for the superhero in all of us. Inspired by bold prints, sculpture, and unexpected detail, Terese Sydonna’s collections celebrate a modern landscape where art, fashion and comfort intersect. Stylish, yet maintenance free, 95% of the collection is machine washable, quick drying, and wrinkle-free.
Terese believes that within all of us lies a superhero capable of saving the day in color, print, and comfort. Her clean lines infused with unexpected detail leaves the individual feeling powerful and confident while navigating an ever-changing busy lifestyle.
The Terese Sydonna superhero is a game changer with a busy lifestyle; realistic; sophisticated; reveling in the finest of quality; and remaining confident and cool in any situation.
Terese carefully designs each piece in the collection to be versatile without compromising on comfort. Hi-tech luxurious novelty knits and stretch wovens are transformed into beautiful multi-functional outfits that can be worn for any occasion. Her love for her culture, superheroes and the unexpected is evident in every collection. She credits her grandmother along with her experiences working on both the corporate and creative sides of the fashion industry for her understanding of fit, construction, prints and mixing fabrications. These experiences have set Terese apart, as she thoroughly understands the point of view of the customer as well as the buyer. She knows that the customer wants a wardrobe that not only is playful, but adds value to every aspect of their lifestyle.
Terese Sydonna has quickly become one of the freshest contemporary brands to watch, is stocked at the finest retailers on the east coast, Canada, and proudly made in New York.