About us


Marc Defang, a native New Yorker, head designer of Marc Defang New York, is an acclaimed fashion designer with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. He is trained in Fashion Design and Merchandising at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Berkeley College in New York City. Marc Defang is a talented and creative individual who previously worked at Issac Mizrahi, Ann Taylor, and Jockey. At the age of 31, he was appointed CEO of a public listed company in Asia. 

Marc Defang serves a community of accomplished women in the fashion, pageant, and entertainment industry. His sponsorships and donations through numerous non-profit organizations has impacted the lives of many less fortunate girls. 

Marc Defang’s creativity and passion in his designs, and strong vision for the company has gained him a loyal following worldwide. 


Marc Defang New York, established in 1999, is America’s leading prom, pageant and bridal footwear brand; a luxury line of quality, fine craftsmanship of custom-made shoes and accessories. 

The company designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and manages its labels, and retails its products online and in-stores. Its core business is the management of product design and retailing. The company is endorsed by brand ambassadors, models, and winners of major pageants around the world. Marc Defang New York is a major sponsor of prestigious pageants in the United States, and internationally.  

Marc Defang New York is the first choice for brides and pageant contestants. The brand is carried by its partners in bridal boutiques, pageant, and prom retailers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Its collections cater to brides, pageant contestants, business professionals, socialites, young toddlers, tweens, and teens. From stage-ready footwear to casual and evening essentials, Marc Defang New York appeals to women who appreciate classic and glamorous fashion.

Marc Defang, Incorporated
5950 Fairview Road, Suite 612
Charlotte, NC, 28210, USA