Flower Girl Dress Collection
Born into a family of Italian artisans, Joan showed from an early age, a love of fashion. As a student, she received a full scholarship to the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. As the mother of two toddlers in 1975, she started by working at home doing the thing she loved best, designing children’s clothes.
Tom Marotta, who was in contact with the best designers worldwide, saw the possibilities for Joan. With his encouragement, a business was started which has continued and grown to the present day. Known for her usage of exquisite fabric and detail, along with pristine line, Joan is inspired by European and American influences, while remaining classic with a current fashion edge.
Within the luxury segment of the market, Joan’s couture designs are worn by children of those with elegant awareness and an appreciation for timeless design, including the children of celebrities, industrialists, and professionals the world over.