Julianna Aberle-McClellan

Factory Community Director / Fashion Design

Julianna is a fashion & costume designer who grew up in Arvada, lives in Denver, and has a 30-year career in theatre working in costume shops. She started custom fashion design in 2017.

Julianna holds her BFA in theatre technology from Stephens College, Columbia, MO, and her MFA in Theatre, Costume Technology from the University of Texas, Austin.

Julianna, the owner of Julianna’s Wardrobe, shows her collections twice a year with Denver’s Unique Week of Fashion, along with specialty fashion events, and was named Westword’s 2021 Best Recycled fashion. Her friends lovingly refer to her as the dress professor. Julianna specializes in restoring, restyling, and redesigning vintage wedding gowns. She also builds costumes for theatres, custom clothing, and alterations for personal clients.

Julianna loves teaching and would like everyone to see they can sew a straight line and so much more.