Brooke Benoit's Profile
Brooke Benoit began offering her adornment art-pieces in the early 1980’s on the blacktop at John Davidson Elementary in Daly City, California. Using a technique she learned from the Camp Fire Girls of America, Benoit intricately weaved carefully coordinated ribbons onto metal barrettes accenting them with experimental selections of bead and feather dangles. Her clips were highly sought out by her peers, her mother’s co-workers, and the recess attendant at Davidson who was Benoit’s best customer and supporter of her craft. Benoit had her first taste at making indie business success with her own hands.
At eleven years old Benoit’s work became entirely experimental without any desire for financial gain. Likely influenced by her too-young exposure to Elle magazine and the daytime serial One Life to Live, she became obsessed with the sparkle making and attention getting of addin…
- Born on June 29
- Joined May 23, 2008