Jessica McClintock – The Designer
As a forerunner for empowering the lives of young women and women of all ages, Jessica McClintock created a multi-million dollar lifestyle brand from her signature dress collection. With a small investment and entrepreneurial spirit Jessica built one of the most respected fashion brands that lives in the hearts of women today.
Jessica leveraged her humble beginnings and applied what she learned at an early age from her beloved needle trades grandmother to become a multi-generational fashion icon and American success story.
The ideal of romance infuses the Jessica McClintock brand essence. “I believe Romance is beauty that touches the emotional part of our being.”
Her fashions are worn all across the country during the most memorable celebrations in a girl’s and woman’s life from Sweet Sixteen parties, Quinceanera, or Bat Mitzvah to Prom, Weddings and Galas.
Jessica McClintock – The Brand
Recognizing the bond she created by dressing women for life’s most important moments, Jessica expanded the enchantment to other product lines. She established a 360-degree lifestyle brand that touches the consumer on an emotional level that is far and beyond what other brands and designers are able to offer.
Jessica’s dedicated middle-American customers are multi-generational, and geographically span rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the country and around the world.
At the core of Jessica’s success is a promise — every product that carries her name will always be represented by great design, value and accessible pricing － and the essence of romance and beauty.
Jessica McClintock – Industry Influence
Jessica was an early adopter of empowering women of all ages, to live their best life with confidence and a touch of romance. With her namesake brand and Gunne Sax, Jessica created one of the most iconic American fashion brands that lives on in the hearts of women around the globe. One reason – ask almost any woman and they will likely have a story about how wearing a Jessica McClintock/Gunne Sax design boosted their self-confidence and made them feel special!
Year after year, Jessica was honored with accolades for her work and her success. She was listed on an ongoing basis among Working Women’s Top 50 Business Owners.
The industry awarded her with one honor after another from WWD’s Top 100 Names in Business to Multiple Lifetime Achievement Awards to Top Honors at the Major Apparel Markets around the country.
Her most enduring accomplishment though is her innate sense of knowing that beauty touches the emotional part of the being which enabled her to develop products to surround her devoted consumer with an enchanted lifestyle — an experiential life.
She was decades ahead of her time and the market today.
Jessica McClintock – The Legacy Continues
We are honored to be so deeply connected to the cherished memories of the thousands upon thousands of women who wore a Jessica McClintock dress to “that” special occasion. And since 1970, we continue to delight in bringing new “McClintock Moments” to women of all ages.