Fe Noel: "Eat Well, Travel Often and Dress to Inspire"
Felisha Noel, a first generation American with Grenadian roots is the designer behind the womenswear brand Fe Noel. With the aspiration to make the world beautiful she is on the rise with her uniquely beautiful designs.
Felisha Noel always loved fashion and wanted to start her own business. With her grandmother owning a restaurant and her mother owning a daycare she already had some experience with the behind the scenes of running a business. So, by age 19, she started her own boutique. During her matriculation at Marymount College for Finance, Noel was simultaneously running the boutique. Then in 2012, lacking formal training as a designer, she launched her first brand Simply Intricate. While this brand was not as successful, she took the experience as a teachable moment and continued to drive forward. Owning a business of her own was the only vision she ever saw as a career path. She was determined to make her dream a reality and eventually started Fe Noel.
Fe Noel is a woman’s wear clothing line that is inspired by Noel’s Caribbean roots in Grenada. You can guarantee there will be bright colors and airy designs that make you want to travel and live your best life. As a smaller brand Fe Noel would show her collections at Harlem’s Fashion Row. Additionally, in 2019, you could shop a few of their pieces in Bloomingdales for the stores curated shopping experience inspired by the new Lion King movie. The following year, in 2020, Fe Noel collection debuted at NYFW. By this time the brand was already successful among the people, so presenting the collection during NYFW provided the brand with notoriety within the industry.
As Felisha Noel continues to grow Fe Noel, her designs have been worn by many different people, such as influencers like Jackie Aina, Show Hosts like Robin Robinson, music artists like Beyonce and former First Lady Michelle Obama.
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