"I work hard to create social occasion pieces that evoke the positive, daring feelings that everyday casual wear often stifles."
Ivonne Dome, social occasion designer for Mon Cheri, has known that she would be a clothing designer since she was a child. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ivonne combines ethnic details with modern trends for the Montage, Cameron Blake, Social Occasions by Mon Cheri and Capri collections. After she graduated from the Parson’s School of Design in New York, Ivonne got her start in the fashion industry at an international lingerie company.
Since joining Mon Cheri in 1999, Ivonne has become known for her unique treatments of intricate beading, elaborate embroidery and flattering placement of pleats. Inspired by beautiful things, Ivonne enjoys the challenge of making each woman who wears her designs feel special.
Ivonne explains, “I work hard to create social occasion pieces that evoke the positive, daring feelings that everyday casual wear often stifles. There’s something about wearing a gorgeous social occasion gown or suit that allows a woman to live out her most glamorous fantasies. Everyone deserves to feel special.”