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34 | madison originals magazine events. She also designed and made el- egant one-of-a-kind bridal gowns. Since opening her retail store, the only wed- ding dresses she has done were for her two daughters, Melissa and Kristin. In addition to her talent, education, and design background, Terese grew up in I try to carry unique designs, not found in Madison. Madison, and knows her clientele very well. She earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and then studied at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Tech- nology (FIT) in New York City. Some of her designs were sent on an interna-tional tour to demonstrate the creativity of young American designers.Terese originally opened her boutique in Greenway Station eight years ago, and then six years ago, when Hilldale Shopping Center was renovated, she moved her store there, doubling her re- tail space. “When Greenway rst opened, I had some designs with my own labels that sold right away,” Terese says. “But, I found I could no longer keep the store lled with my own label. We hope to bring my own designs back into the store someday.” Today, Terese dedicates her time to run- ning the boutique, leaving no time to create her own designs, a niche she truly enjoyed. However, her shop is lled with upscale, unique fashions, many made in the U.S.A. “I try to carry unique designs not found in Madison. I want to bring a better product to Madison while keep- ing prices reasonable so people would rather shop here and buy locally.” A few labels you’ll nd at Terese Zache Designs include Nic & Zoe, David Kahn and Jag Jeans, Creenstone, Cole Haan Coats, Kinross cashmere, jewelry by Pa- tricia Locke, and Oryany purses. The days are getting longer and that means it’s time to think about the latest and greatest fashions for spring. Accord-