Designing for the Inauguration: Ali O'Neill '04
Kent Denver was proud to learn that fashion designer Ali O'Neill '04 and her company, Markarian, had the honor of dressing Dr. Jill Biden for the January 20, 2021 inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "I am humbled to be even a small part of this momentous day in American history," O'Neill wrote on the @markarian_nyc Instagram.
We were also thrilled to host Ali at a Zoom event in February. In addition to sharing her behind-the-scenes perspective on what it's like to design for a historic and global media event, Ali talked about her early fashion influences, being a small business owner in a competitive industry, and how her Colorado childhood and school experiences still impact her today. She also responded to questions from an audience of over 200 alumni, students, faculty and parents!
If you'd like to watch a recording of the event, you can find it online here.
Catch up with your classmates, and submit your own good news!
Meet the members of 2020-2021 Kent Denver Alumni Association Board
Kent Denver was proud to learn that fashion designer Ali O'Neill '04 and her company, Markarian, had the honor of dressing Dr. Jill Biden for the 2021 Inauguration ceremony.
The Alumni Courtyard is already a much loved gathering place for students and faculty. We can't wait to welcome alumni to the space soon!
Class of 2016 alum Madi Rifkin on her favorite Kent Denver teachers and how her start-up is navigating COVID challenges.
Honoring beloved Kent, DCD and Kent Denver community member Kay Eppich Black '45.