Sharon Cole Biosketch
Sharon Cox-Cole, the CEO of Shaco Couture Designs, is an award-winning designer who hails over 30 years of experience in the fashion industry, combining original designs and haute couture skills with a keen sense of how to enhance each woman’s fashion profile, style and fit. Whether she is consulting with a client, producing or participating in a fashion show on an international runway, or communicating with her local students, this fashion visionary is self-motivated, goal-oriented, and immensely entrepreneurial.
Cole is currently working on her 2020 Spring/Summer Beach/Resort Wear, to be launched at Industry Fashion Week in Tampa, Florida. In 2018, Shaco went to another level when her fashions were published by two prestigious international fashion magazines: She was profiled three times in both the British Vogue Magazine and Vanity Fair, that highlighted the top emerging designers on the international stage.
Cole participated in the highly acclaimed Boston Fashion Awards and is a two-time winner of the coveted award for Boston's Top Couture/Formal Designer 2017 and 2018. She also participated in the famous Paris Fashion Week 2016 and received 3rd place recognition for Outstanding International Couture Collection. She displayed Shaco’s innovative fashions at New York Fashion Week, 2016. At the 2014 and 2015 Atlantic City Fashion Week at Caesar’s Palace, her fashions were displayed to a sold-out auditorium. In Spring, 2015 Cole was honored to be one of the five designers chosen to showcase at the Minnesota Historical Society of Minneapolis, MN, celebrating 50 years of Ebony Fashion Fair. In December 2015, Cole was the featured designer at a successful show fundraiser, benefitting Habitat for Humanity at the prestigious Westin Copley Plaza in downtown Boston.
In 2013, Cole received a prestigious award from KaribNation.Inc: Recognizing Remarkable Contribution to Caribbean Fashion in Washington DC. In 2012, Cole participated in Caribbean Fashion Week in Kingston, Jamaica that draws well-known international designers. As a result, she was recognized with as one of the three nominees for the Emerging Fashion Designers award.
Cole is described as ahead of her time and culturally diverse in her fashion genius, with fashions that are flawless, showing great attention to detail. Cole has undoubtedly established herself as a designer with designs for real women yet elegant enough for the supermodel.