Meet the Designers in Residence - theBROOKLYNfashionincubator at Berkeley College

Meet the Designers in Residence

theBROOKLYNfashionincubator at Berkeley College


Amber Poitier

Alicia Appleton
Amber Poitier

Amber Poitier is inspired by nature, working with wood, metals, leather, lucite, and semi-precious stones to create leather jewelry with a modern edge.


Mon Petit Couer

Norine Medas (pictured) and Natasha John
Mon Petit Coeur

Mon Petit Coeur offers unique, handmade apparel and accessories for children. The company hopes its products will become heirlooms that are passed down from generation to generation.



Phumelele Kunene

Phumelele Kunene was born in South Africa. Her designs are inspired by her heritage and are punctuated with ‘70s flair. She is a Berkeley College student studying Fashion Merchandising and Management.


the Shoe B

Vicki Sylvain
The Shoe-B™

Shoe-B provides women with a fashionable and discreet way to carry their heels and flats. In addition, founder Vicki Sylvain launched the Survival Kit Drive for Haiti Project in 2010, which has facilitated the distribution of hygienic kits to more than 25,000 women and children in Haiti.

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