Industry News 11/15/2012

EMP: Nau Hires Carey Mullett As New Senior Women's Designer

Nau Hires Carey Mullett As New Senior Women's Designer

 

(Portland, OR) November 14, 2012 - Portland-based sustainable apparel brand Nau announces the appointment of Carey Mullett as Senior Women’s Designer.  In her new role, Carey will work as part of the Nau creative team and will oversee product design for the women’s category. As a veteran of the outdoor industry with 20 years of experience in apparel development and design, Carey will lend her expertise to grow Nau’s female product offering.

 

Most recently, Carey was the Senior Apparel Designer for Technical Sportswear at Patagonia. She had been with the company since 2000 and in the past ten years has been the lead designer for a majority of the brand’s product categories including: Women’s Lifestyle, Men’s Lifestyle, Climbing, Yoga, Trail Running, Body and Alpine. Previously, Carey spent two years in technical fashion apparel design with adidas America where she was responsible for the largest in-line apparel category, as well as two European collections. Carey gathers additional design experience in the outdoor market through a Design Developer role at InSport International Inc.

 

“Carey has a valued reputation in the outdoor community and her impressive design skills, experience and aesthetic are a fusion of technical performance and elegant style that align perfectly with the essence of our brand,” said Mark Galbraith, General Manager of Nau. “I have known Carey for 15 years and have had the pleasure of working with her for seven years at Patagonia. She brings a creative energy and perspective that will amplify Nau women’s collection. We are excited to welcome her.”

 

About Nau

Nau (pronounced “now”) is a clothing company based in Portland, Oregon. They design, make and sell sustainable urban + outdoor apparel - integrated designs for the modern mobile lifestyle. Nau is committed to the power of business as a force for positive change, seeking to balance the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. To learn more about Nau, please visit www.nau.com.