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Storm Dorris is a Fashion and Accessory Designer, Beauty and Fragrance Product Developer and Marketing Strategist. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). Educated at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Fashion Design. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Accessory Design. Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Business of Beauty and Fragrance.

Throughout his childhood, his siblings and he, would spend hours playing in his grandmother’s sewing studio and flower gardens. Filled with many different flowers from gardenias to roses to lilies. Often picking those fresh flowers and their petals and muddling them together in water to create little perfumes. The idea of flower gardens provides a huge source of inspiration. Drawing upon the beauty of each individual flower. No two are ever the same no matter how similar they might appear to be. This idea of a natural and in perfect beauty. Is a cohesive theme from fashion to handbags to shoes to jewelry to beauty and fragrance.

In 2010, while studying Fashion Design. He was selected by Dylan Lauren to create a gown created entirely out of candy for her NYC store, Dylan’s Candy Bar. In 2012, his senior thesis collection was chosen to be mentored by Couture Designer Maggie Norris. Learning research and design development, 3-D prototype and development.

In 2014, the debut collection “Southern Love Story” featured bridal and childrenswear, in honor of his late grandmother, and benefitted the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter. In 2015, The collection “Unattainable Love Story” featured womenswear, menswear, and childrenswear, inspired by mermaid fairytales, also benefitted the Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter. In 2016, the collection "Garden of Opulence" featured womenswear, menswear, and childrenswear, inspired by the British Royal Gardens of Tudor era England. The collection was selected for Charleston Fashion Week in March 2016 and went on to debut at NYFW in partnership with AMCONYC in September 2016. In 2017, the collection 'Rebellious Royal' featured womenswear, menswear couture, inspired by the life and aesthetic of Queen Marie Antoinette, was presented in partnership with CCG Consulting at the Atlanta Fashion Showcase which benefitted the charity Street Grace.

In 2018, he began studying Accessory Design. Learning design, patternmaking, and construction for handbags and footwear. In 2018, he also began studying the Business of Beauty and Fragrance. Learning Integrated marketing strategies, New product development, Branding strategies, and Global market development strategies. In 2020, he developed a luxury skincare line. Made with lavish ingredients from haute cuisine dishes such as caviar, sea kelp, white tea, and rice. A delicacy for the skin. Pamper and indulge with the luxury experience you deserve. Embracing aging like the finest of wines only getting better with age. In 2021, he won multiple awards in the International Design Awards 2021 for his Ark of Opulence Footwear Collection. Winning Gold for Footwear - Evening Shoes and Silver for Accessory - Footwear.

 

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