Deborah Koenigsberger worked extensively as a model and stylist in the fashion industry before opening Noir et Blanc... bis, an upscale women's clothing boutique featuring a distinctive mix of fashion-forward and classic European collections. Some of the unique collections featured at Noir et Blanc... bis include Beth Bowley, Gerard Darel, Zapa Paris, Judith & Charles, and Transit. Since 1989, Deborah's focus has been on providing personal attention to New York City's most selective and demanding clients. Deborah and her boutique have appeared on NBC News and NY1 News, and in The New York Times, The New York Post, Time Out New York, Glamour, WWD, Modern Style, The Amsterdam News, and Carib News.
In addition to being a successful businesswoman, wife and mother of two boys (Florian and Stephan), Deborah is also a dedicated community service volunteer. In 1996, Deborah founded the non-profit organization Hearts of Gold (http://www.heartsofgold.org) as a responsible way for her business to give back to the community. Utilizing her contacts in the fashion world, Deborah has successfully organized the donation of more than $1 million worth of merchandise and financial support to assist New York City's homeless mothers and children with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.