About Joey Galon Atelier
After graduating with a B.A. Degree in Fashion & Textiles design in San Francisco and Business Administration at San Diego State, Mr. Galon began his creative career in marketing, public relations & special events in the fashion industry, producing high profile fashion shows which allowed him the opportunity to establish new product launches, public relations, design sets, choreograph shows and work exclusively with top couture designers and their collections, including many well known super models. In addition to fashion show presentations, Mr. Galon contributed his creative eye doing visual displays and event planning for such renown retail companies as I.Magnin, Neiman Marcus & Armani.
He is known for contributing vast amounts of energy, creativity and talent toward the success of events such as Macy's Passport Fashion Show, Sausilito Art Festival and has worked exclusively on esteemed companies such as Bob Mackie Fashions, Thierry Mugler, Oscar de la Renta, Hubert de Givenchy(with the late Audrey Hepburn), San Francisco Opera & Ballet Fashion shows, De Young Museum & Asian Art Museum featuring various haute couture designers.
Combining his educational and professional career with fashion, Mr. Galon has been an avid beauty pageant aficionado. He started as staff member with pageants in the early 80's with Miss Philippines(Binibining Pilpinas USA) USA Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss Philippines Universe, World & International Pageant in Manila, Philippines. He designed his first pageant gowns in 1983, which was the catalyst to study fashion design in college. He has since been Executive Director for local pageants in the Miss America program, worked as staff member for Miss USA, Miss Universe, coached countless pageant delegates and has judged numerous pageants across the country. 20+ years in fashion and with pageant involvements, plus 20+ years in personal development and public speaking has lead him to open an additional business called "Runway for Life", a personal development, pageant coaching and wardrobe styling organization.
Joey Galon Atelier was officially launched at Miss USA 2010 in Las Vegas, showcasing his collections to the pageant world.