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Dr. Quinton de'Alexander 


Chief Dr. Quinton Tamba Taylor de'Alexander

“The name de ’Alexander is certainly one to remember, “ says the Oakland Post. 

“ His designs will leave you breathless,” reported the Chicago Tribune. 

The Washington Post says, “de Alexander … Simply Marvelous!



  • The Service Club ‘Chicago"                      

  • Gene Siskel Center ‘Oscar Night’   

  • Chicago Academy for the Arts

  • Maxim’s ‘Chicago                                       

  • Baltimore Harold Newspaper

  • Westside Youth Tech Entrepreneurship  Ctr. 

  • N'Digo Gala



  • Mrs. Illinois Pageant 

  • Celebrating Life Foundation

  • Real Fathers, Real Men

  • Chicago Music Awards

  • The Stellar Awards

  • Today’s Black Woman Expo


  • United Negro College Fund                     

  • Ebony Fashion Fair

  • Urban League

  • Bras for Hope                                              

  • La Rabida Children’s Hospital

  • City of Hope Breast Cancer Research


Additional information on Quinton de’Alexander


“The name de ’Alexander is certainly one to remember, “ says the Oakland Post.  “ His designs will leave you breathless,” reported the Chicago Tribune.  The Washington Post says, “de Alexander … Simply Marvelous!

Quinton’s television, stage, and film credits read like a list straight out of “Who’s Who”, with nine stage productions under his wings that have featured his original designs including “Harlem Suite” which starred Stephanie Mills and Maurice Hines, “Beauty Shop III”, a Shelly Garrett production, Q & E Productions’, “SONGDIVA”, “The Spiritual Revolt of Nathan Branch” at the Du Sable Museum of African American History, J. Ruffin Entertainment ‘The Color Purple‘ and Mahdi Theatre Company's 'Love Jones'. 


"When you dream BIG and Dream In Color nothing can stop you from reaching the un-reachable star," says multi-award winning self-taught 'Designer, Playwright and Executive Producer', Dr. Quinton de' Alexander. A designer with '50' fifty-plus years of experience,


Quinton is known best for what are called "Drama Dresses". Custom handmade gown created by himself designed to turn heads the minute your entrance is made. Life has been like a dream for this talented designer since his first fashion presentation. Most recently, he had his life's journey showcased through a four-month exhibit entitled "BLUEPRINT" at the Du Sable Museum of African American History. As well as being featured in the newly released book "BLACK LUXE" 110 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN AMERICAN ICONS featured with legendary leaders such as President Obama, Muhammad Ali, Louis Farrakhan & and Jesse Jackson Jr. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Quinton is Founder /President of CHEZ de' ALEXANDER. Creating designs for an impressive range of clientele-from celebrities to small non-profit organizations. Earning various accolades. Such a featured designer for 'The Ebony Fashion Fair International Traveling Tour, Designer of The Year for his costume designs of "The SONGDIVA" musical & and Lakeside Community 'Humanitarian of

The Year' to name a few.


He is a strong believer in giving back to the community and doing so throughout his career. Gave freely of his time to organizations such as 'La Rabida Children's Hospital, The Chicago Academy For The Arts, Feed The Children & and Seniors Lifestyle Corporation. In 2012, Quinton founded the Project "We Live and Remember In Color" whose mission is to unify the awareness colors of health and humanity in one ribbon. Wanting to bring awareness to unseen survivors making a difference in the community from various life's challenges, Quinton created the "We Dream In Color" Humanitarian Celebration. A red carpet event celebrating the lives of survivors and memories of loved ones lost. In eight years, the "We Dream In Color" Humanitarian Celebration has become one of Chicago's not to miss events. Funds raised for the celebration are utilized to feed those less fortunate through the 'We Dream In Color Foundation Inc.' monthly feeding program and providing 'new clothes, books, and toys' during the Christmas Holiday Season. For his generosity and dedication to giving back to the community, Quinton was very honored in the year of 1999 to have November 6th declared Quinton de' Alexander Day in Illinois by the Honorable Mayor Richard M. Day and received in 2019 Proclamation from the Honorable Mayor Lori Lightfoot for his vision of 'We Dream In Color' Humanitarian Celebration. The plans are limitless for Dr. de' Alexander.


In 2019, Quinton launched the 'BLUEPRINT' Exhibit Tour and design program for "At Risk Youth' in the fall of 2020. In December 2020, Quinton took his 'We Dream In Color' Humanitarian Celebration 'International'. Presenting 'We Dream In Color Foundation Incorporated 'Nelson Mandela Freedom Award' to a Liberian Native at The Historical Landmark Providence Island'.


To his surprise, Quinton was blessed and honored to receive Chieftaincy, Chief Tamba Taylor. In January '2021' wasting no time, Chief Dr. Quinton Tamba Taylor de' Alexander adopted 'Belenie Christian Foundation School System' . Providing 'Book Bags, Computers, Schools Supplies, and Masks' to empower the students of Monrovia, Liberia. As well as sponsoring and establishing a playground in remembrance and honor of 'Paramount Chief Tamba Taylor', We Dream In Color Computer Center, and a library on Belenie's school campus for the children living in Liberia's surrounding disadvantaged communities.


The mission continues in 2023, with Dr. de' Alexander's pledge to build (3) additional 'Chief Tamba Taylor' community playgrounds in various disadvantaged communities throughout Monrovia, Liberia. Due to his continuous philanthropy and humanitarian efforts globally, Chief Dr. Quinton Tamba Taylor de' Alexander received many accolades in the past few years. Such as the 2023 ANC Global Midwest Illinois 'Humanitarian of The Year', 2023 Mahogany Foundation 'Humanitarian Hall of Fame Award', Africa USA Today Magazine 2023 'Fashion Designer ICON Award', 2023 Yoruba Cultural Exchange Festival 'Humanitarian Award' and the Martin's International Foundation 'Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey History and Educational Award'.


Quinton's most proud moment at this time is becoming 'Chaplain Dr. Quinton de' Alexander' in March 2021. As well as becoming the recipient of the 2023 'President Joe Biden Lifetime Achievement Award'. The sky is limitless for an '8' year young self-taught designer who wasn't afraid to dream BIG and DREAM IN COLOR!

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