Who is Frankie Lew?
Frances "Frankie" Lewis is a Louisville, Ky native, a Southern Indiana adoptee, and a Los Angelean in training. As Frankie puts it, "Los Angeles has my home, but Louisville has my heart."
A graduate of the University of Louisville's Theater Arts department, Frankie developed her sewing skills and love for design under the guidance of Zhanna Goldentul and Melissa Shepard of the UofL Costume Shop. Her training as both a theatrical performer and costumer has majorly influenced Frankie's work.
Frankie's love for community is the foundation for Frankie Lew, a full service fashion house that aims to "minimize our impact on the environment, and maximize our impact on the community." Through special projects, Frankie Lew RTW, and wearable art Frankie uses fashion to try and "leave the world a little better" and give back to the communities that made her.