Instructor Spotlight: Princess Jenkins – HOT TOPICS INSIDER

Instructor Spotlight: Princess Jenkins

Princess Jenkins 

  • Visionary Founder -The Brownstone
  • The Browsntone Contemporary Lifestyle Bourique

Meet Princess Jenkins, founder, chief visionary, public speaker and marketing strategist for Harlem’s Crown Jewel, The Brownstone. Ms. Jenkins has been dressing full-figured women for the important moments in their lives for over three decades. The Brownstone counts, royalty from the stage, television, music, film and politics as personal clients: Patti Labelle, Jennifer Holiday, Lillias White, Ann-Marie Horsford, Angie Stone and Simon Meeks (wife to Congressman Gregory Meeks) to name a few.

Princess is an award-winning retailer with an extensive background in the fashion industry. Her effortless style, talent and power made women want to dress them from head to toe. Her passion and niche is the full-figured curvy and confident woman. Stop waiting to lose weight to buy a new wardrobe, dress the fat you got,” says Princess. The Brownstone works with women from all walks of life, who want to polish and perfect their image, while reflecting their personal authentic style. In a world where image is everything, The Brownstone leaves nothing to chance and has built a reputation of entrepreneurial excellence. Princess states, “We are giving our clients what they want; contemporary fashion and unique styles in a warm and friendly environment.”

Princess Jenkins has been voted Crain’s Magazine Small Business of the Year , named the Woman In Business Champion of the Year by the SBA , featured in the Museum of Finance on Wall Street exhibit on entrepreneurship, recipient of the Brookings Institute award of Urban retailing and the winner of Make Mind a Million. This energetic mother of one and wife, is the creative visionary behind The Brownstone.  She credits her success to her parents and grandparents who showed love and compassion for people and believed in a honest days’ work.