Bonnie Dominquez is an American fashion designer, best known to television audiences as a contestant on the third season of the reality design show Project Runway.
Dominquez grew up outside of Philadelphia, in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. She is the second of five children in a self-described quirky American family, complete with many a family photo album of National Lampoon-like family vacations throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
While in high school, Bonnie was given scholarships to study at Moore College of Art and Design as well as Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science.
She was trained in apparel, footwear and accessories design at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
After college, she became an apparel designer for Nike and later moved on to PUMA, working on women's footwear and apparel. While at PUMA, she lived in a variety of locales, including Los Angeles, Nuremburg, Germany and Boston.
Bonnie currently heads up women's design for Reef footwear in San Diego.
According to Bonnie, one of her main sources of inspiration is her husband.