Following 5 years running her own apparel company, Michele worked as Mill Mercantile’s first Brand Director/Buyer, where she established a women’s multi-label, brick-and-mortar and e-commerce store. For over 4 years, she successfully planned, sourced, merchandised and developed strong relationships with 90+ brands; including RTW, footwear, accessories, apothecary and home.
Upon moving to New York in 2016, Michele was the NA Brand Manager for Samuji and was responsible for launching their first ever US based store in Nolita. Following this experience, Michele was Head of Sales (women’s division) at Williamson Showroom. While at Williamson, she oversaw nine individual advanced contemporary lines and worked with buyers at both major / specialty stores in the US and abroad.
Currently, Michele is consulting for three apparel companies in New York, San Francisco and Helsinki.