Anne graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in textile design. She began her career in New York's film, and tv industry, working as a production assistant.
Her fashion design career followed, working for designers Betsey Johnson, Liz Claiborne, Anna Sui, Donna Karan and JLO by Jennifer Lopez.
While working on a silk flower covered chair for a Betsey Johnson editorial project, Anne realized how much she loved working with her hands. In 1998 Anne transitioned from computer based design to handmade crafts. Anne learned her couture millinery skills in New York City hand making hats and accessories for Broadway, movies, DISNEY and TV.
Throughout her career Anne has made hats and crafts for numerous shows and celebrities including CARDI B's MONEY video, Kate Hudson's centerfold hat for Hollywood Pin-Ups by Timothy White, and JLO's SWEETFACE runway show, 7th on Sixth and its MTV special [Behind The Runway].
Anne's work spans 20 plus years creating millinery for TV, movies and Broadway musicals. of which have won Tony Awards for Best Musical and/or Costume Design: The Cher Show, The Lion King, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Kiss Me Kate, 42nd Street, Cabaret, The King and I, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, The Phantom of the Opera, A Gentleman's Guide, Sunday in The Park with George, The Music Man, Fiddler on the Roof, Come from Away and Wicked...and many more.
I am getting so many compliments, people are stopping me on the streets of NYC asking who designed that?!