With twenty total years of retail experience, Tony applies firsthand knowledge of what the fashion-forward customer is looking for to the designs of these extraordinary brands. For twelve years, Tony owned and managed his own retail outlet. He actively promoted and sold prom, pageant and formal wear collections. During his time in retail, Tony also designed for numerous Miss America and Miss USA contestants.
In the Fall 2005 season, Tony joined Mon Cheri to expand his successful, groundbreaking pageant line, Tony Bowls Collection. Tony is now also the wildly successful designer of Tony Bowls Paris, Tony Bowls Le Gala, Tony Bowls Evenings, Tony Bowls Shorts, Tony B and the exclusive private label, Tony Bowls Limited. His show-stopping dress collections are consistently showcased in the Miss America,
America’s Outstanding Teen, and Miss USA pageants as well as on CBS’ “The Price is Right” and ABC’s “Wheel of Fortune”. They have also graced the covers of numerous magazines and have been selected by celebrities for many red carpet events. Tony Bowls is also the Official Designer for Mrs. America 2011. All 51 delegates will wear Tony Bowls designs on stage at the Greenbrier for the 2011 telecast.
For the Fall 2011 season, Tony expanded his empire with a new couture bridal collection, Tony Bowls Bridal for Mon Cheri. Designed in the same vein as his signature red carpet evening gowns, this couture wedding dress collection features distinctive bridal gowns of imported fabrics with eye-catching hand-beading and unique accents.