Founder, Jessica Martin, named her company after an extraordinary young woman named Darlene “Nippy Lavern” Taylor, Jessica’s aunt, whose life was shortened in a car accident by a drunk driver at only 22 years old in 1988. Jessica founded the company on the birth date of her aunt, Darlene, which is March 31st. Nippy Lavern Fashions Boutique is located in Brooklyn, NY, the birth place of Jessica Martin. As a rising star in New York’s fashion landscape Jessica has participated in over 110 fashion shows and has executed dozens of photo shoots since 2010. The Allan Houston Foundation awarded Nippy Lavern Fashions with a monetary award as one of the top 5 hardest working businesses in development on April 17th of 2008; Citigroup and Lenovo also presented the company with a an award for this achievement.
Sip and shop with Nippy Lavern on Friday, April 4th and Saturday, April 5th from 12pm to 8pm at Nippy Lavern Fashion Boutique, 384 Tompkins Ave, Brooklyn, NY. If you are interested in covering this event, please email jessica.lanice@