APPAREL WIZ FOR THE APPAREL BIZ Accessories and Home Furnishings help too!
Consultation services provided to meet your needs in product development, resourcing, project management, referrals and planning. I have 30 years experience in the apparel, accessory and home furnishing industries from San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. I am available to provide resources, knowledge and expetise for you.
A wealth of knowledge is available for developing sewn product, whether it is apparel, accessories or home furnishings.. My expertise is in Product Development, from concept to production. If expert pattern making is needed you have come to the right source. My asscoiates and I can provide all services related to product development, including complete tech packs with illustrator sketches.
Do you need fabric and trim sourcing or factory referrals? I have an extended librrary of current fabric and trim sources. Many of my sources are environmentally friendly, sustainable and socially acceptable choices. I refer only to factories
Graduate of Otis Art Institute/Parsons School of Design.
Here is a partial list of the Companies I have worked with:
DKNY, Ann Taylor, Newport News, Bloomingdale's Private Label, Nautica, Ariat, Authentic Fitness, Patagonia, Erickson Outdoors, Sierra Designs, Titleist Foot Joy, Athleta, Title 9, Ibex, Giro, Alan Michael USA, North Beach Leathers, Esprit, Gymboree and an international organization (uniforms)
The products I developed range from very simple packs to bedroom ensembles to complicated tailored clothing. This includes complete military uniforms.
So if you're in need of assistance in your new or existing business, you can set up an appointment. Get all your questions ready, and if I don't have the answer, I'll get it for you. We can meet in person if you are in the SF Bay Area or by telephone, otherwise. If you are ready, request an appointment or if you need more information to determine if I can help you, send an email using the link below and we can set up a short informational call.
Fashion Group International
Peoplewear SF (board chair membership)
Borrowed from the Iroquois Nation, the ecological principal of bringing awareness to the current generation for the benefit of the future generations,
"In our every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations".
Consultations available by the hour. One time or ongoing. This service includes referrals specific to your needs. Project Management from concept to production. Includes setting up and following through with all your developmental tasks. Hourly rate is discounted for over 5 hrs per month on a monthly plan.
Design sketches, pattern making and specifications also available. Hourly rate specific to task.
Day rate to for referrals and resources is available with 3 weeks advance notice.