Jessica McClintock Designer History:
Jessica McClintock was born on June 19, 1930 in Frenchville, Maine. She relocated to California in 1969, then a widowed mother of a young son, with a qualification in school teaching. Wanting to be a teacher, Jessica in short time discovered a little clothing business called Gunne Sax. Before long a small investment decision she had made, brought the beginning of a leading style house Jessica McClintock, Inc.
Jessica McClintock, is a brand name associated with romance, she applied techniques mastered at young age from her dearest grandmother who was a sewer and dressmaker, to turn out to be a fashion symbol for a whole generation. In a short time, Jessica had transformed Gunne Sax into an empire now referred to as Jessica McClintock, Inc. Persistently developing new and impressive designs, Jessica has widened her single range of dresses, Gunne Sax, to a diverse clothing business, consisted of style divisions that provide to the bridal, designer, missy, junior and children's wear clients.
Always faithful and emphasizing on her main theme of romance, Jessica McClintock, Inc., now includes a huge nationwide and worldwide wholesale enterprise marketing Jessica's creations across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Through the same love and ingenuity, Jessica has also broadened her company by going into the extremely competing retail industry with more than 40 company run boutiques, and projects for starting new ones.
Jessica McClintock has created a licensing division for her product collections that include Handbags, Jewelry, China, Eyewear, Handmade Area Rugs, Home Furnishings and Furniture.
Jessica has attained many accolades and wide acceptance through the years for her romantic creations. She has received the California excellence award, the California Mart's California Designer of the Year Award, the Bridal Information Resource's Retail Choice Award for 1996, and the special 1996 Tommy Award from the American Printed Fabric Council and in 1997 for Social Occasion and Bridal Apparel. Since 1994 Jessica has been systematically titled concerning the list of Top 50 Working Women's Business Owners. She has been awarded a Doctorate of Humane Letters by the Academy of Arts College in San Francisco and has been given twice the lifetime achievement awards and once the Excalibur Award from the American Cancer Society.
Jessica McClintock, a woman that has achieved success in her own efforts, always establishes herself as a leading innovator in any industry she goes after. Utilizing modern technology, industry insight, and inventiveness, Jessica McClintock holds the challenges of the next century.
Jessica McClintock Fragrance History:
In 1988 the Jessica McClintock brand presented its first aroma in select Macy’s stores. The brands homonymous women’s fragrance, created by Roure Bertrand Dupont, was a gentle twist of lemon, citrus, basil, rose and jasmine. Remarkably, the perfume was not licensed to a fragrance or cosmetics company, but it was rather developed by the business own means. In 1992 this was accompanied by Scott McClintock the brand’s first men’s fragrance.
Given its name after Jessica’s son, the fragrance was a powerful blend of incense, flowers and spice. Today additional well-known aromas for the company feature New Victorian, Gunne Sax, the bridal-inspired Jessica McClintock Silk Ribbons, and 2001’s Jessica McClintock #3, a refreshing, watery aroma presenting fruits and lilac. Her latest creation is Dancing perfume that has recently rolled out.