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 currently serves 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. She also 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 focus on as well as interrogate the intersections of race, gender, the body, sexuality, culture, media, beauty, and fashion.