Known for her impeccable and distinctive taste, April Yvonne Jones Firoozabadi was one of the most sought-after fashion stylists in DC and the Founder of MyDCStyle, the place for the latest trends in fashion and tips on how to dress your best in the Nation’s Capital. April was the Resident Stylist at Capella Hotel Washington DC and featured in fashion segments on NBC4 Washington and Let’s Talk Live. She has worked as a stylist for Dior, with NBC Washington’s Angie Goff, and as a fashion correspondent for The Georgetown Dish. April is also the Founder of MyDCStyle, which she Founded in 2010.
April has also been actively involved in the DC community, supporting charities such as Hope for Annabel, Martha’s Table so that Others Might Eat (SOME), and the Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL).
About April Yvonne Jones
In 2019, April Yvonne jones Firoozabadi expanded her talent to include interior design – something she became very passionate about as she began to help numerous fashion clients move beyond creating the perfect wardrobe into styling the rest of the home – and is highly sought-after to create amazing rooms for her distinct clientele in the DC-area. Her keen eye for fashion translates effortlessly into interior design to create a space for her clients that reflects their personalities and lifestyles, just as she does in their closets.
Fall of Fashion Career
April’s fashion career took off when she launched fashion seminars in 2011. Partnering with designers and luxury stores, April conducted sold-out fashion events inside D.C.’s hottest venues, allowing her following to experience first-hand her inherent passion and devotion to fashion while learning the latest trends in fashion and how to incorporate them into their lifestyles. Clients have included Dior, Calypso St. Barth, Saks Fifth Avenue, “Fashion Star” Finalist Nikki Poulos, Elie Tahari, Intermix, Capella Georgetown, The W Hotel, Citronelle, and The Latham Hotel, to name a few.
April Yvonne jones kicked off her 2014 Signature Style Series with a longtime favorite, Elie Tahari, presenting Spring/Summer 2014 looks inside The Grill Room restaurant of the Capella, D.C., which garnered a sold-out audience. Click here for a recap of the event. In July 2014, April partnered with luxury resort wear brand Calypso St. Barth for a Resort Wear Show, showcasing some of April’s favorite resort wear looks for Summer 2014. The show took place on the exclusive Rooftop lounge of the Capella Georgetown, D.C. Click here for a recap of the event from D.C. Modern Luxury.
The Biography, Styling and Fashion Journey of April Yvonne Jones Firoozabadi
As a respected source and authority on all things fashion, April is responsible for styling a distinguished list of clientele as well as editorial shoots. Known as a trusted style curator with extensive knowledge of haute couture and contemporary design, April is also in high demand for her Fashion Shows. Partnering with designers and luxury stores, April conducts sold-out fashion events inside DC’s hottest venues, allowing her followers to experience her inherent passion and devotion to fashion first-hand. April is also accountable for catapulting the careers of up-and-coming designers through MyDCStyle and facilitating their relationships with boutiques and retailers.
Behind the scenes of the shoot for my fashion segment on Inaugural Ball Dressing for NBC Washington Channel 4. Model is wearing a navy Teri Jon gown from Saks Fifth AvenueTysons Galleria. Segment to air this Saturday, January 12th!
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Prior to diving full-time into the fashion world, April had an accomplished career in Counterterrorism, holding prestigious positions at the Department of State and private consulting firms. During her tenure with the Intelligence Community, April never deviated from her love of fashion and booked styling appointments and seminars after work hours. She also self-studied the fashion industry by covering Fashion Weeks in New York, interviewing her favorite designers backstage, visiting showrooms, and blogging her style observations while on world travels.
April Yvonne is also passionate about combining her love of fashion with philanthropic causes that are near and dear to her heart. She serves as an Ambassador for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Chairs their annual Heart of Fashion, and donates her fashion seminar services to their annual Summer Hope event. She is also an avid animal lover and supporter of the Washington Humane Society, having participated since 2009 as a top fundraising model in their annual Fashion for Paws Runway Show.
April Yvonne was in high demand for her fashion seminars. Partnering with designers and luxury stores, April conducts sold-out fashion events inside DC’s hottest venues, allowing her followers to experience her inherent passion and devotion to fashion first-hand. Clients include Dior, Saks Fifth Avenue, Elie Tahari, Intermix, The W Hotel, Citronelle, and The Latham Hotel, to name a few.
FASHION SEMINAR: DIOR MIDSUMMER CHAMPAGNE TOAST, July 26, 2012. Watch on Youtube.
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When she was alive, April offered an array of personalized services to suit your fashion needs. From personal styling and shopping, editorial shoots, and wardrobe consultations to fashion shows.
April Yvonne Jones Firoozabadi, age 43, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2022.
A visitation for April was held on Friday, January 6, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Mortuary, 11500 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92505. A funeral service occurred Saturday, January 7, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Cosecha Companerismo Cristiano, 8880 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92503.
A committal service occurred Saturday, January 7, 2023, from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park, 11500 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92505. A reception occurred on Saturday, January 7, 2023, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, at 11500 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92505.
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