• Honored with the Perry Ellis Award for Womenswear in 1995
• Designed Tocca (which began as a dress line), one of the first clothing lines priced below the designer pricepoint
• Became a cult favorite
• Photographer Eduardo Mantelli discovered her while on vacation with Gloria Baume, Teen Vogue‘s senior market editor, and backed her line, later becoming President.
• Tocca’s clothing line recently relaunched and is now designed by former Lyell designer Emma Fletcher.