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Meet the Team

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Janelle Best, Founder

Janelle Best is the founder of Desert Stars Vintage. She has a degree in visual arts and arts management. For the past 9 years, she has been a musician and front woman of the band Desert Stars. From a young age, she was obsessed with dumpster diving and thrifting for treasures, and collecting wild clothes for performances inspired the launch of her online vintage store. It was always her dream to create her own clothing line and now she has!


Grace Ralph, Head Technical Designer

Grace Ralph is a British born American. She studied at The Fashion Institute of Technology and Nottingham Trent University to achieve her B.F.A in Fashion Design. Her current role at Hawk Eye by Desert Stars Vintage is Head Technical Designer. Ethically sourced labor is important to her so she facilitates the domestic production and manufacturing of Hawk Eye in Brooklyn NY. 


Handmade in Brooklyn, NY