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Jolie de Kay Acknowledged by Marquis Who's Who for Achievement in Textile and Fashion Design

Jolie de Kay is a creative entrepreneur and dedicated fashion industry expert

Her expertise resides in creating unique designs for a wide variety of clothing segments, including women's attire, menswear and baby clothes.

    PALATINE, IL, September 19, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jolie de Kay has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. de Kay is the current creative director at Jolie Moda, where she has excelled as a textile and fashion designer since 2008. Her expertise resides in creating unique designs for a wide variety of clothing segments, including women's attire, menswear and baby clothes. Her extensive professional experience includes work as a graphic designer for Make a Hollywood Movie in 2004, and she thrived as an haute couture fashion stylist with European Moda between 2004 and 2008. As a founder of Kay Designs Studio, she created art and graphic designs, established corporate identity, and designed brochures, flyers and logos that were published on the e-commerce section of its website. She contributed to various exhibitions of watercolors, acrylics, and oil. Additionally, Ms. de Kay gained critical entrepreneurial proficiencies as the co-owner and designer of a family business and fashion boutique, K&K Co. In her own boutique among some established labels, were sold her own fashion creations.

Ms. de Kay's profile is in part defined by the successful pursuit of higher education.
She completed a dual degree: a Bachelor and a Master of Business Administration from the Academy of Economics, and additionally a Master of Arts in Fashion Design, from the Art Academy, as well as a Master of Fine Art in Textile Design from the Academy of Art University. Ms. de Kay subsequently accumulated additional industry expertise through the completion of coursework in fashion merchandising which inspired her to create an extension line that featured a combination of jewelry and womenswear.

Numerous accolades have marked the artistic and professional milestones of Ms. de Kay's career: In 2008, she gratefully accepted an honorable mention from numerous women's fashion magazines on behalf of her signature haute couture fashion collection.

She received mentions from luxury lifestyle magazines for her men's hand-painted silk neck tie collections and ladies hand-painted silk scarves. At static shows she showcased her impeccable textile designs that got recognition for their uniqueness by critics. She also participated in numerous design contests.

She attributes her comprehensive success thus far to her father's example and mentorship (he was a strong industry professional, running French Haute Couture subsidiaries) regarding trends and fashion design, which motivate Ms. de Kay to consistently pursue unique challenges and realize outstanding outcomes. When she was a little girl she had been enthusiastically attracted to the fashion/textile business and products. One of her excitements had been to go with her father on a garment "journey", i.e. trips to the brick and mortar textile/clothing manufacturing factories, and prestigious international trade shows/fairs.

One of her earliest ambitions was to become a famous Hollywood actress and star. Among others, some of her design collections were inspired by the world of cinema.

Ms. de Kay has successfully forged an international presence through diverse appointments abroad, including as a French-speaking marketing assistant with Turner New Zealand between 1998 and 1999. She had collaborated as a luxury consultant with a Canadian fashion design company for jewelry and accessories. Furthermore, since 2002, Ms. de Kay has enjoyed giving back to the global community as a childcare volunteer and by making meaningful contributions to broadly conceived creative projects for various charitable organizations in France and Germany.

Diverse pursuits have shaped Ms. de Kay's career thus far; notably, she is a certified neuro-linguistic programming coach and a certified life coach, as designated by the American Union of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and she holds certification as a hypnotherapist. Looking toward the future, she aims to establish relevant partnerships to facilitate the creation of a nonprofit organization to support youth who have suffered abuse, and Ms. de Kay plans to persist in her creative endeavors by assisting clients with residential exterior and interior design work.

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