Extensive experience developing and sourcing knits, wovens, leathers, synthetics and trims for apparel, footwear and accessories. Strengths are focused in the apparel world - working with mills, dyers and printers to achieve the right aesthetic, quality and price. Thorough understanding of creative as well as technical testing and analysis. Love of different cultures and ability to build collaborative relationships with raw material suppliers and garment factories. Setting-up material libraries and identifying core fabrics to ensure greater efficiency in sourcing and to free time for innovation. Passion for fabric, color, dye, wash and printing.