About Jane Wilson-Marquis
Jane’s fashions have also been featured on several reality shows and on ABC’s “One Life To Live. “ Jane Wilson-Marquis couture evening wear has graced stages around the world, including New York ’s Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and even the United Nations.After many successful years as a private couturier, Jane has now recently started a new line Toppers by Wilson-Marquis. The emphasis is on designing customized ready-to-wear specializing in jackets and vests.
English designer Jane Wilson-Marquis studied dance, and worked in the theater. In 1978 Jane partnered with Cora Hysinger and formed Cora & Jane. In no time they were recognized as SoHo ’s up and coming design team along with Commes des Garcon and Yoshi Yammamoto. Their specialty was unique hand beaded evening wear.
Cora & Jane’s designs were sold at Barney’s, all Saks Fifth Avenue Stores as well as many other high end retail outlets. Their designs were worn by the likes of Diana Ross and Edie Gorme. They appeared everywhere from Harper’s Bazaar to Women’s Wear Daily.Jane’s designs have been featured in film, theater, television, and the performing arts.
The wedding line can be seen in Sandra Bullock’s “Forces of Nature”, “Kate & Leopold” starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman, “The Pallbearer” starring David Schwimmer and Gwyneth Paltrow, and “Romance & Cigarettes” starring Susan Sarandon and Mandy Moore.