Rachel Marie Hurst
DENVER – DESIGNER
Born in Topeka Kansas and raised in Denver Colorado, the designer completed her BA at the University of Colorado in Boulder with an emphasis in Theatre Costume Design. She then trained for three years at the Academy of Art MFA Fashion Design Program. In 2012 Rachel presented her collection at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, courtesy of Diet Pepsi, to a select group of celebrities and members of the press. The show was presented by Simon Doonan, Creative ambassador at Large for Barney’s and celebrities including Mary Kate Olsen, Debra Messing, Angela Simmons and Kelly Rutherford, among others attended. The collection showcased her love of color, print and textures as well as her youthful, fun and charismatic charms. Following her NYFW debut, Rachel Has received the FGI Rising Star Category Winner for Women’s Apparel in 2013 and is a 2015 and 2016 303 Award Local Fashion Designer Nominee. Her brand currently houses Rae Marie, her contemporary label, and Rachel Hurst, her Designer label. Both created and made in Denver Colorado by hand with love, care and amazing quality.