About Deanna Patrice
Deanna Patrice is an enthusiastic storyteller and communications expert living in New York City.
Deanna is a regular culture and style contributor to PureWow and founded her own site dedicated to covering sustainable style, Giving Fashion. She has a passion for supporting female-owned businesses and nonprofits in their editorial, marketing and public relations, with her most recent efforts supporting The Fashion Foundation and Acumen Ideas.
In her downtime, Deanna can be found spilling her heart out into personal essays and poems. She is currently outlining a comedic memoir based on her successful essay “Security in a Bright Yellow Suitcase” published in the New York Times.
You can follow her adventures and commentary on Instagram.
Say hi! She’s friendly.
New York Times' modern love
SECURITY IN A BRIGHT YELLOW SUITCASE
"But just like him, it had traveled across the world for me, much farther than my commutes across Manhattan."
Giving fashion, founder & Editor
giving fashion is a community for the graceful convergence of sustainability, philanthropy and fashion to help style a better-looking world.
ONE BLOCK ROUNDUP: BLEECKER STReet
“Anyone who’s been in New York longer than a day is undoubtedly familiar with Bleecker Street, the downtown thoroughfare that’s known for its cobblestone blocks, artsy history and (later) upscale leanings…”
CONTRIBUTING WRITER, THE FASHION FOUNDATION
fashion institute of technology
B.S. ADVERTISING AND MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
May 2012, Magna Cum Laude
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
GLOBAL PUBLIC RELATIONS & EXECUTION
Summer Intensive, School of Professional Studies
GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN
CO-CHAIR, VANGUARD ADVISORY COUNCIL
Best Known For:
long-winded stories by the water cooler