Freelance fashion designers
Our greatest asset at Apparelmark is our talented crew of freelance fashion designers, developers and other apparel industry professionals. Each member has been carefully selected in order to cultivate the most talented and skilled fashion design team on the West Coast.
You aren’t just hiring an individual person when you hire Apparelmark. You invest in a dedicated team of experts who become fully immersed in your product. A team who will evolve your brand offerings with new ideas, proposals and updates. A team who specializes in working with independent brands around the world, and strives to deliver a truly customized experience.
Lead Creative & Co-Founder
Cara brings 15+ years of industry experience to the table with a strong focus on brand growth and development. Her involvement in the startup days of Lululemon and her coveted Masters Degree in Sustainable Fashion have allowed Cara to pursue her dream of bringing emerging fashion brands to the open market and guiding them along to proven avenues of success.
Chief of Staff & Co-Founder
Andrew has 10+ years of experience in the business development, operations, logistics and customer acquisition field to go along with his entrepreneurial spirit. He is your main point of contact for production numbers, economics, price quotes and everything related to playing the numbers game in the world of apparel.
Head of Strategy
Clarissa has an incredible understanding of the intricate process that successful fashion brands follow, and she is a gifted student in the school of brand management. Her ability to seamlessly navigate complex tasks, create easy to follow narratives and identify issues in the supply chain makes her an invaluable member of our Apparelmark team. Her poise, cool, calm and collective nature allows her to thrive under pressure and help ensure all projects are being looked after with utmost attention.
Shelby has been a rising start in the apparel industry for the past 10 years, finessing her incredible design skills at both Lululemon and Aritzia before joining us at Apparelmark in 2022. As a naturally gifted designer, Shelby has a keen eye for detail, a cohesive sense of identity and a comprehensive understanding of the latest fashion trends around the globe. Her work has been praised by our customers and vendors alike and we have absolute faith in her landing homeruns with our clients for years to come!