Head of Buying and Retail with premium and high street brands across omnichannel, bricks and mortar retail and wholesale. Creative and energetic, highly strategic and resourceful with a positive management style and keen eye for product development. A proven track record of building successful trend led profitable ranges from scratch, providing stable foundations for future growth. Creating authentic, brand integrated and customer focused product ranges with a strong emphasis on supplier base, margin, design, sustainability, quality and style.
To be discussed
Open to Full-time work
Head of Retail
Mar 2020 - Now
Delivered a 42% turnover increase in 2022/23 vs 2021/22
Driving creative and commercial vision within the retail strategy and business plan
Online selling across multiple platforms, eBay, d...
Head of Buying
Jun 2016 - Mar 2020
Designing and developing a successful commercial womenswear and accessory ranges from conception through to delivery size 14-32 for an eCommerce market, eight catalogues per year and online
Jul 2011 - Jun 2016
Offering strategic design, buying and merchandising services to global brands, both retail and eCommerce led
Working closely with senior management and business owners to build and drive succes...
Senior Fashion Buyer
Apr 2006 - Jul 2011
Brand ownership for Warehouse Accessories, overseeing the design team - Soft and hard accessories, online, 60 bricks and mortar shops, 250 concessions in department stores
Jan 1998 - Apr 2006
Working across various fashion product areas - Clothing, hard and soft accessories, gifting
Followed product life cycle from design with suppliers to in store, tracking sales and best seller re...
London College of Fashion
Fashion and Sustainability
Bachelor of Arts