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Linda Rowe Thomas

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Linda Rowe Thomas

"Everyone has a story, make it a page-turner."


Linda Rowe Thomas is the founder and CEO of Romás by Linda Rowe Thomas. The American fashion designer is known for her haute couture eveningwear. Thomas’ design aesthetic redefines glamour and elegance with flattering silhouettes and contemporary appeal. A few of her celebrity clientele include:

  • Erica Ash, actress from the hit STARZ series, Survivor's Remorse

  • Ashthon Jones, Grammy Award Winning singer, song writer & American Idol alumni

  • Donna Richardson Joyner,  fitness guru

  • Kathy Sharpton

  • Kelitta Smith, actress

  • WNBA champion, Candice Wiggins

  • Olympian, sprinter Carol Rodriguez

  • National recording artist Bri Babineaux


With a number of accolades under her needle and thread, Linda was named “One to Watch” in 2011 by the New York Examiner.  Thomas was most recently named one of the top fashion designers of 2015 by the, Thomas’s designs have graced the red carpets of the Golden Globes, BET, The ESPY’s and numerous others.


Runway Appearances Include:

  • Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week

  • Fashion X Dallas

  • FMMF Fashion Meets Music Festival

  • Atlanta International Fashion Week


As an author, inspirational keynote speaker and philanthropist, Linda has used her adversities to inspire other burn survivors. At age two, Linda survived a house fire, which left her with facial scarring and without fingers on her left hand. Despite the surprising impairment, Linda maintains impeccable quality with each stitch and to this day still sews each garment by hand.


For her philanthropy service and design accomplishments, Linda’s honors include;

  • Soiree Magazine’s Women to Watch 2015

  • The Pioneering Parent Award 2015

  • Official gown designer for the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame

  • Induction into the Atlanta High School Hall of Fame

  • Proclamation of March 12th, officially “Linda Rowe Thomas Day”

  • Delta Regional Challenge Coin on behalf of President Barack Obama.

  •’s, Best Fashion Designers of 2015 and 2016

  • Woman of Excellence in Business Award 2017

  • Proclamation of June 1st, officially “Romás by Linda Rowe Thomas Day”


One of her latest designs was a gown featuring our fabric made for Actress Erica Ash of Survivor's Remorse who hosted the BET Awards red carpet in that custom piece.  

gown by Linda Rowe Thomas frontgown by Linda Rowe Thomas back

Want to see more?  Check out her website at and be sure to follow her on Instagram at @LindaRoweThomas

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