is the owner and director of Main Line Models and Talent, which operates outside of Philadelphia in Media, PA. From an early age she has worked in the fashion industry as a model in both Philadelphia and New York. From there, she acted as the agency director for 15 years before eventually taking ownership.
Laraine is the current president of Prima Fashion group and has been an active member of Fashion Group International for 6 years having served on the board of directors and as the membership chair.
started her career as a fashion designer and owner of Colleen’s Couture. Her first design contract was with the DuPont Company, winning the contract for the job over Betsey Johnson. Colleen created an exclusive line of bridal gowns for an upscale bridal salon that were featured at their bi-annual Bridal Fair. Her fashion designs have been featured in exhibits at the ITAA Annual Conference, Costume Society of America Annual Conference, UD@Crane in Philadelphia, Mahady Gallery, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Goldstein Museum of Design, winning the Dean’s Scholar Award.
Colleen has a BS in Fashion Design and an MFA in Visual Arts. She currently teaches Fashion Design at Immaculata Universtiy, Moore College of Art and Design and the the University of Delaware.