Owner/Designer Nancy Volpe-Beringer, Philadelphia, PA
Since graduating from Drexel’s Graduate Fashion Design program in 2016 at age 61,
Nancy has been making her place in the fashion world. Her red carpet look at the 61st
Annual Grammy Awards for Philadelphia Grammy Nominee Rapper Tierra Whack
went viral and was one of three looks to be featured in the New York Times.
In March 2019, Philly Fashion Week invited Nancy to be a featured designer.
In August, Philadelphia Magazine named Nancy as “Best in Philly Fashion Designer
for Artsy Dresses” in their annual “Best of Philly” awards. She ended the year
by making history at age 64 as the oldest designer ever to be a contestant on
Bravo TV's Season 18 of Project Runway.
Nancy's couture brand, Nancy Volpe-Beringer, was founded in 2016 and specializes in sustainability,
inclusivity, and one-of-a-kind wearable art. Her award-winning designs use innovative textile
manipulations, fabrications, and patterns. The entire line is designed and
handmade in Philadelphia. You can find Nancy’s exclusive designs at Philadelphia’s
top fashion store Joan Shepp and on her online
shop at www.nancyvolpeberinger.com. She is also currently designing an exclusive evening
wear line for the Main Line’s Van Cleve store, which features bridal and evening wear for every