About Brand

Products Photo Shoot 3-12-21
Products Photo Shoot 3-12-21

Adrienne (Matthews) Keyser

The journey of the AB-FAB Designs brand began when I was only 6 years old. I asked my mom to take ballet lessons ๐Ÿฉฐ

  • Duke-Ellington-Audition with Maurice Hines
  • Duke-Ellington-Audition with Maurice Hines
  • Pom Pon Squad JFK HS
  • Pom Pon Squad JFK HS II
  • Me & My Friends @ Montgomery College Dance Company Class
  • Me & My Friends @ Montgomery College Dance Company Class II
  • Me & My Friends @ Montgomery College Dance Company Class III

MODELING & PHOTOGRAPHY

At 14, began modeling in fashion shows around the Washington, DC area & later incorporated theater production ๐ŸŽญ to my dance degree ๐ŸŽ“

Posing for photography students & working on set, learned all aspects of photo & film production ๐ŸŽฌ

  • Photo Shoot for Photography Student
  • Modeling for Photo Student
  • Modeling for Photo Student II
  • Photo Shoot for Photography Student
  • Model Mayhem Photo Shoot
  • Modeling Shoot Hawaii
  • Modeling Shoot Hawaii II
  • Modeling Shoot Hawaii IV
  • Modeling Shoot Hawaii III
  • Magazine Photo Shoot
  • Magazine Photo Shoot
  • Home Photo Shoot
  • Modeling with Hila
  • Modeling
  • Model-Mayhem-Photo-Shoot-3-1
  • Styling Photo Shoot
  • Model-Mayhem-Editorial-Photo-Shoot
  • Kustom-Looks-Photo-Shoot

EDUCATION & WORK HISTORY

Became manager for world famous beauty retailers Sephora, luxury salon Jacques Dessanges and high-end brands Coach & Express ๐Ÿ›

Gained experience staging homes interning for Washington, DC interior design firms ๐Ÿก

After college, worked for Fortune 500, non-profit, start-up and investment firms ๐Ÿ’ผLearned all facets of the corporate world; from marketing ๐Ÿ—ฃ & budget management ๐Ÿ“Š to client relations ๐Ÿค& fundraising ๐Ÿ’Œ

BEGINNING OF THE AB-FAB DESIGNS BRAND

John Casablanca Promotional Model Letter

Later, landed a position as a talent scout ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ at The Erickson Agency, Creative Talent Management & Dynasty Productions.

Fortuitously landed the role as talent educator ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽ“ & promotions manager for Internationally renowned John Casablanca.

In 2002, began promoting AB-FAB Designs array of services: personal shopping ๐Ÿ› makeup artistry ๐Ÿ’„ fashion styling ๐Ÿฅป & event planning ๐ŸŽ‰

AB-FAB Designs also produced it’s first of many fashion shows!๐Ÿฅณ

  • Holiday Personal Shopping
  • Personal shopping
  • Personal shopping
  • My shopping bags Paris 2019
  • Federation Chili Cookoff
  • Mother's Day Virtual Event 2020
  • Susan G. Komen Annual Conference
  • Halloween Party
  • Dinner Party
  • Equestrian Theme Birthday Party
  • Bat Mitzvah
  • Jazz Concert Maryland 2020
  • Child's Birthday Party
  • Emporium Food Event
  • Anniversary Party 2014
  • Corporate-Omelet-Social 2017
  • In-House Corporate Meeting
  • Rockville Fun Day - Escape Room
  • Food-Drive-with my son 2020
  • Emporium Food Event 2019
  • Holiday-Toy-Drive-2018
  • Federation-Chanukah-Party
  • Federation-Chanukah-Party
  • Corporate-Team-Building-Ping-Pong
  • Rockville Fun Day GoApe Adventure
  • Corporate-Team-Building-Fun-Day-2019

Meanwhile, working with celebrity clients & attending red carpet events ๐ŸŽŸ, expanded AB-FAB Designs services to include wedding planning ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿฝ & image consulting.

  • Photo of me at my first fashion show 2
  • Photo of me at my first fashion show-cropped
  • Ontogeny Fashion Show Tickets
  • Ontogeny Program Models & Vendors
  • Ontogeny Program Vendor & Venue
  • Wet Seal Fashion Show Flyer
  • Artomatic Art in Fashion Fashion Show Flyer
  • Art in Fashion Show Overview
  • Mother's Day Fashion Show Flyer
  • Master Schedule for Wedding
  • Kholdnov-Olmstead Wedding
  • Kholdnov-Olmstead Wedding
  • Warranch Wedding Prep
  • Warranch Wedding
  • Warranch Wedding
  • Wheeler Wedding
  • Wheeler Wedding
  • Wheeler Wedding
  • Kennedy Wedding on Clipper City Ship Baltimore MD
  • Wedding on Ship in Baltimore Harbor 2012
  • Kennedy Wedding on ship in Baltimore Harbor
  • Wedding Makeup
  • Thank you Letter for Wedding Makeup II
  • Thank you Letter for Wedding Makeup
  • Photo of Me Doing Wedding Makeup
  • Wheeler Wedding
  • Wedding Makeup

FINDING OUR WAY

Partnering with the founder of DC Fashion Week, became a featured make-up artist ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽจ for over 8 years.

In this privileged position, was front & center to witness a Washington, DC based fashion house ๐Ÿงต (Corjor International); transform into an Internationally recognized brand ๐Ÿฉฒ (Magnum Underwear) & non-profit powerhouse (DC Fashion Week) ๐Ÿ‘‘

  • Ean Williams - Founder of DC Fashion Week - C Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
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  • DC Fashion Week Production Staff Badge
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party
  • DC Fashion Week H Street Festival
  • DC Fashion Week H Street Festival
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • Me and Hila at DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • Taking my bow at DC Fashion Week H Street Festival
  • My makeup work at DC Fashion Week Men's Wear Show
  • DC Fashion Week Makeup Artists
  • Me putting make up on a model DC Fashion Week
  • DC Fashion Week 2008
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • DC Fashion Week International Fashion Show
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy 09-21-08
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week 2009
  • DC Fashion Week 2008
  • DC Fashion Week 2008
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week International Fashion Show
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week 2009
  • DC Fashion Week 2009
  • DC Fashion Week - French Embassy
  • DC Fashion Week 2008 Industry Networking Party at Senate Square
  • DC Fashion Week 2008
  • DC Fashion Week International Fashion Show
  • DC Fashion Week H Street Festival
  • DC Fashion Week 2008
  • DC Fashion Week H Street Festival
  • DC Fashion Week International Fashion Show

Procured a position working for a luxury auction house ๐Ÿ’Ž expanding knowledge of art ๐Ÿ–ผ & broadened associations with the Washington, DC fashion elite ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Aveda Certificate

Studying organic beauty products โ™ป๏ธ at Aveda Institute created a greater understanding of skin care ๐Ÿงผ & the importance of sustainable sourcing of ingredients ๐Ÿž

Then in 2004, received a license in nail artistry ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿฝ & self-education in the history of fashion; from millinery ๐Ÿ‘’ to cobbling ๐Ÿ‘ 

BRAND EVOLUTION

Nail Tech Certificate

The next level of the AB-FAB Designs brand developed in 2008 when this website was established and began blogging about fashion ๐Ÿ‘— beauty ๐Ÿ›€ & art ๐ŸŽจ (archived blog posts)

That same year, entered the arena of socialite ๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿฝ giving my time โฐ & profits ๐Ÿง to worthy causes such as Hugs Across America, The City of Rockville and The Montgomery County Volunteer Center.

  • Beauty Products 2019
  • McQueen amputee
  • McQueen gold catsuit
  • Ozwald Boateng
  • ozwald boateng collection
  • Hugs-Across-America - teddy-bear-drive-2008
  • Jackson Pollack
  • Philip Treacy 2008
  • Philip Treacy 2008
  • Philip Treacy for Alexander McQueen
  • Dior couture
  • Dior couture
  • Beauty Product Reviews
  • Issey Miyake 2008
  • Issey Miyake 2008
  • Toy-Drive-2019
  • anna sui collection
  • anna sui collection
  • Jackie Kennedy's Wedding Dress
  • Rembrandt
  • Strathmore House Art Exhibit 2008 - Family Tree
  • Ebony Fashion Fair
  • Ebony Fashion Fair
  • Dog Painting
  • Strathmore House Art Exhibit 2008 - Studio Chat
  • Strathmore House Art Exhibit 2008 - Summer Fun
  • marla olmstead artist
  • Beauty Products in bathroom Paris May 2019
  • Nary Dressed the Movie 2012
  • Holiday-Toy-Drive-2018
Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen

August 25, 2012, briefly put AB-FAB Designs on hold to became a mom ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿฝ From that moment, focused all energy into raising an incredible son ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ Xavier Alexander Keyser

His middle name Alexander to honor fashion designer, the late, GREAT “Lee” Alexander McQueen! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

  • Greatest day of my life when my son was born 8-25-12
  • Xavier's first Halloween
  • A huge sundae to celebrate passing kindergarten
  • Xavier for crazy hair day 1st grade
  • Me and my son at MLK-Volunteer-Feb 2020
  • Restaurant reviews with my son 2019
  • my son getting his yellow belt karate
  • The day he decided to cut his hair
  • My son buried in his Halloween candy 2019
  • like Cindy Loo Hoo
  • King Dominion for 6th Birthday
  • Halloween at Baltimore Harbor
  • Merry Go Round Rio Gaithersburg Md
  • Made this balloon octopus in pre-K
  • Exercise class with my son 2020
  • easter fun with my son
  • DC Air and Space Museum
  • Childrens Birthday Parties (6)
  • Children's birthday party with my son
  • Children's birthday party with my son
  • celebrating my sons birthday (1)
  • My sons first time at the beach
  • Celebrating my sons 7th birthday Monster Mini Golf 2019

Today, utilize motherhood ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿฝ to explore new content such as affordable activities ๐ŸŽช & cooking with your kids ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿณ

  • Photo of my son on the beach in Grand Cayman Jan 2020
  • Sacre-Coeur-Paris-May-2019-3
  • Me at Sacre-Coeur Paris May 2019
  • bourgogne-sud Paris May 2019
  • My-Patio-at-Hotel-R-de-Paris May 2019
  • Pascade Paris May 2019
  • In front of the Louvre Pyramid Paris May 2019
  • Me on the boat to the Statue of Liberty 2018
  • Me and Xavier in Time Square Christmas 2018
  • Top of the Rock - Rockefeller Center Christmas 2018
  • My son at 30 Rockefeller Center Christmas 2018
  • Photos-of-my-trip-to-Israel
  • Photos-of-my-trip-to-Israel
  • Photo-of-Xavier-in-front of our hotel - World Trade Center Hotel New-York Christmastime 2018
  • Photo-of-me-and-Xavier-Statue of Liberty Christmas 2018
  • Photo-of-Xavier-in-New-York Christmas 2018
  • Xavier at the Lego store Christmas 2018
  • Photos-of-my-trip-to-Israel
  • Photos-of-my-trip-to-Israel
  • RESTAURANT-REVIEWS
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  • RESTAURANT-REVIEWS-Paris May 2019
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  • Food Reviews
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  • FOOD-REVIEWS
  • Cheesecake Factory bread
  • RESTAURANT-REVIEWS
  • FOOD-REVIEWS
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  • Falafel Food Review
  • FOOD-REVIEWS-5
  • FOOD-REVIEWS-4
  • FOOD-REVIEWS
  • Falmouth Jamaica with my son 2020
  • Vacation with my son Costa Rica 2020
  • Norwegian Airlines First Class to Paris May 2019
  • Norwegian Airlines First Class to Paris May 2019

THE FUTURE OF THE AB-FAB DESIGNS BRAND๐Ÿ”ฎ

  • Continue to provide a high-level of excellence ๐Ÿ’Ž in every product offered & service performed๐Ÿ’ฏ
  • Completely honest & un-biased brand audits & reviews ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿพ
  • Fresh content including travel ๐Ÿงณ luxury living ๐Ÿ’ฐ food ๐Ÿฅก wine ๐Ÿพ & more ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ›’
  • Increase visibility ๐Ÿ‘€ through social media (links below) ๐Ÿ“ˆ

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