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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Fashion Designer Joan Dominiqué

We already know Joan Dominiqué is an incredibly talented shoe designer. At only twenty-three years old she’s already presented her designs at Paris Fashion Week and has collaborated with the likes of Watson’s Hat Shop, Sanderson Lincoln Black Label, and Oxford Fashion Studio. Here’s a few fun things you might not know about her though.

She’s an Arizonan girl.

This star was born and raise in Paradise Valley, Arizona then moved to New York City to attend the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in order to pursue her fashion designer dreams.

Her Last name is Clancy. 

No, not as in Tom Clancy the author.  The designer has never opened about her last name—probably to avoid any confusion of family lineage.

Her parents weren’t in fashion.

The duo behind Joan Dominiquée actually work together in Real Estate.

She has 3 sisters.

She is the youngest of all her female siblings.

She is 5’8. 

That height is without wearing her famed heels. She’s closer to 6’ when all dressed up!

Her childhood nickname is Dom. 

Since she is the third Joan in her family, she was raised being called Dominique which was followed by the shortened version of Dom.

Yoga is her go-to workout. 

She’s constantly seeking out yoga classes that push her beyond her limits. Bikram is her preferred practice.

She loves Kristaps Porzingus. 

She is a basketball fan and has always been attracted to height—he is 7’3. The New York Knicks are her favorite team.

Read more about Joan here and here and follow her on Instagram at @joandomin.

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