Who she is: Founder
Originally from Iowa, Nearly Newlywed founder Jacqueline Courtney moved to New York to pursue fashion and life in the ‘big city.’ She received her design & management degree from Parsons the New School for Design before embarking on a career in fashion with positions at Barneys NY, Men's Vogue and Karla Otto NY.
Prior to founding Nearly Newlywed, Jackie worked as a publicist for international fashion designers including Marni, Thakoon, Matthew Williamson and Emilio Pucci, working with top stylists and editors at Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, InStyle, and more. She also spent time with internationally renowned eCommerce agency Create the Group supporting the digital strategy of Marc Jacobs and Donna Karan, among other luxury brands.
Jackie lives in Brooklyn with her husband Patrick and dog Charlie.