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Be Part of DSM

MADE IN DSM features new perspectives of people, spaces to explore, things to buy and learn, shared experiences, and services to take advantage of right here in Des Moines.

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Deciding to take the leap.

Gretchen does fashion design right here in DSM. After going to school in Chicago she got a job in retail management and custom suiting. Then a family vacation trip changed everything for her.

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Mae Crawford

Amanda (Mae) made clothing for her kids. As they were getting pickier about what styles to wear she knew something needed to change.


Meet Jess

I just really want women, of every shape and size, to feel beautiful and confident! That's why I started Gia Rose and I hope I can continue to accomplish that goal! 

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Experiences for you.

Discover something new, explore and meet our great city even more, or even be inspired to start a new hobby with an experience hosted by us.