From left to right, Kennedy Coles, Marilyn Brooks-Coles and the Honourable Jean Augustine pose for a photo after presenting the Diamond Jubilee Medal to Marilyn Brooks.

In 2012 Marilyn Brooks was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her contributions to, and achievements in, the fashion industry in Canada.

The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal created in 2012 to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms.

The Canadian medal was presented to honor those who have made significant contributions to their fellow countrymen, their community, or to Canada over the previous sixty years and was administered by the Chancellery of Honours at Rideau Hall.

Diamond Jubilee Medal