Tracy Reese

Featured Designer, Fashion Finale Judge

Tracy Reese is an American designer whose signature rich, daring colors and unique prints are crafted into joyful, feminine pieces for the modern woman of all shapes, sizes and colors. Upon graduating from Parsons School for Design in 1984, Reese apprenticed and worked at some of the industry’s top fashion houses, including Martine Sitbon and Perry Ellis.

In 1996, Tracy Reese launched her eponymous collection, featuring modern silhouettes and fresh designs. Her secondary line, plenty by Tracy Reese, was introduced in 1998, embodying the modern bohemian spirit with distinctive color palettes and playful details. Plenty DRESSES by Tracy Reese was later launched in Spring 2014.

Tracy Reese designs have been featured in the top fashion publications. Her distinct point of view has made her a favorite among fans and celebrities, like First Lady Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker and Taylor Swift.

A member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America since 1990, Reese serves on its Board of Directors and is a key player in selecting recipients to receive grants from the CFDA’s AIDS-Fund Initiatives.

Tracy Reese collections are sold nationwide in top department stores and specialty boutiques, as well as retailers throughout Europe & Asia.

Vogue, ELLE, Glamour, InStyle, O, the Oprah Magazine, Essence, and WWD