Fashion Historian. Digital Marketer. Knitter. Designer. Mother. Wife. Daughter. Sister.
Alexandra is a fashion historian using a multidisciplinary approach to combine fashion, popular culture and art history. By applying theories from other disciplines, one is able to view material culture in a new light.
She is currently a PhD student in History & Culture at Drew University in Madison, NJ. Previously, she has earned a BA in Art History from Montclair State University, an MA in Theater with a concentration in Arts Management also from Montclair State, and an MA in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory and Museum Practice from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Additionally, she has taught Fashion Studies, Visual Merchandising, and Internship Advising as an adjunct professor.
Additionally, she is the Web Content Manger for the College of Education and Human Services within a large institution and also runs a freelance design business, Tri-Star Design. She enjoys building up her web design portfolio and working with a variety of clients, in addition to creating unique digital invitation designs for her Etsy Shop.
Her family is actively involved with Boston Terrier Rescue and fosters homeless Boston Terriers. She is also a member of the Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair and lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband David, son Matthew and Turbo the Boston Terrier.
(Portrait and wedding photos by Michael Rosengard of North Island Photography)