Slide RIVER — Last 12 months, Tumble River indigenous Jeremy Lavoie acquired his big break as a vogue designer. Now, he’s constructing on that achievement and bringing it again to his hometown as much as he can.

“It’s so too much to handle, but it is such a very good feeling as well,” he mentioned.

In 2021, Lavoie, labored with his brother, Jonathan Lavoie, and yet another associate, Stephan Solway, to start J.L. Resourceful Studios to market apparel he’s intended.

In the months that adopted, his model swiftly picked up steam, with requests for his signature custom made canvas jackets and vests coming in from NBA gamers and musical artists.

And, he’s begun doing the job as a personalized stylist for men and women like pro basketball player Ta’Quan Zimmerman and movie star car or truck broker Brandon Medford. He broke into that business by forming connections with men and women who acquired customized jackets from him.

“Now, it’s become a partnership,” he said.

“It all started with a person artist”:Drop River indigenous Jeremy Lavoie launching style model

Now, Lavoie is getting seen by bigger businesses which includes Carhartt, Fashion Nova and Ethika that are doing the job with him and delivering dresses for his shoppers.

Lavoie, a graduate of B.M.C. Durfee Superior School, began operating with his alma mater’s fashion office very last calendar year to train learners about the sector together with classes on sewing and structure. He’s also labored with other educational facilities in the town such as Talbot Center University and Resiliency Preparatory Academy.