Originally from England, Karen has lived in the USA the past 30 years with 29 of those years in Englewood, Florida. She raised her son locally and has formed many positive relationships with residents and seasonal visitors. In the early years, she managed a resort on the beach for six years and then opened a resale store in 1992 named The Heart of England. Karen then started a design business which she still manages under the name Karen Tyree Designs.
As a designer, Karen has helped many individuals, couples and families with new homes and renovation projects between Venice and Boca Grande. Fashion has always been one of her major passions. Ivy’s on Dearborn is a culmination of her ongoing research to select the best garments and accessories that fit the popular resort and beach lifestyle. She has also formed relationships with local jewelers to offer unique pieces that compliment her clothing. Karen and her staff are active in the community and that includes supporting many nonprofit organizations.
Our team loves helping our customers look their very best!