Dana Keaton thoroughly enjoys creating unique, eye-catching pieces that women of all ages can wear and feel great in! Her many collections vary from season to season. She is focused on the woman who wants to go out to an elegant event and stand out in a crowd. Dana always likes to challenge herself to create new fashionable works of art. This is why each design stands on its own as far as innovation and structure.
Dana's "Jolie Collection" for the Summer 2020 Season has been delayed due to the virus. The collection will debut Summer 2022.
Dana is currently branching out in other U.S. cities. Dana is also a fashion educator and is currently teaching her award-winning Fashion Design and Modeling program to youth ages 8-17. Her students have been featured in various events all over Detroit and have been published in domestic and international magazines. Dana serves as a mentor to future up and coming designers and aspiring models all over the Detroit Metro area.
Dana just finished her "Women's Entrepreneurship"
certification at the ivy league University of Cornell. She also has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and an MBA.
Dana is an educator at The College for Creative Studies and various other facilities in the Detroit metro area.
Dana has been dabbling in the fashion industry for many years. She started out as a runway model and when approached with a career debacle, she decided to open her own business as a Fashion Designer.
Dana has worked with some of the top celebrities in the business and have been published and featured in some of the Fashion Industries top magazines.
Dana is the founder, President & CEO of her very own 501(c)(3) organization "The Fashion Atelier", located in Detroit. TFA's mission is to provide students ages 8-16 interested in the areas of fashion design, beauty, art and business with learning opportunities that enhance critical thinking with a wide variety of creative and business experiences through mentorships. Partnerships with industry leaders help to foster meaningful curricula that best suit our student's needs. We are constantly striving to bring the latest and greatest information and trends to our students. We are always in need of sponsors to grow our much-needed program within the City.
"I am inspired by life's architecture. The world is full of amazing colors, shapes and sizes. I am amazed at the creations that are set before me and take great wonder and respect for life as I venture out every single day! "
*Photo: Gavin Beckford Photography