Dominique received a Bachelor of Arts in Apparel Merchandising, Design, and Textiles from Washington State University where she created the first plus-size collection as well as one of the only collections to feature all models of color.
Following her undergraduate career she obtained a Master of Arts in Fashion Studies with a certificate in Gender & Sexuality Studies from The New School Parsons School of Design. She has served as a part-time faculty member at Parsons School of Design in the School of Art and Design History and Theory as well as an Academic + Career Advisor in the School of Fashion for the past two years. She currently teaches a course at Marymount Manhattan College titled Fashion, Media, and Culture.
Aside from her digitally published work, she has also written for books and journals such as BIAS: Journal of Dress Practices, Fear of Fashion: Critical Cases on the Anxiety of Fashion, and Men Cheat More, Women Cheat Better: Stories and Conversations About Love, Life and Everything in Between.
Her work as an educator, writer, and activist examines race, gender, the body, sexuality, culture, media, beauty, and fashion.