Maria Pesin knows fashion, especially the business side of the fashion industry. Do you know how Manolo Blahnik got his start in the industry? How he leveraged a paltry 3 grand into one of the world’s most famous luxury brands? While she doesn’t take credit for Manolo’s success, Maria has walked a similar path on numerous occasions. The world of fashion is not silicon valley, and it has nothing to do with Madison Avenue marketing. In this industry there is ALWAYS room for something new and exciting, but you have to have your ducks in a row. If that’s what you need, believe me, Maria is the General Patton of fashion ducks!
Thanksgiving is only one day away, and that brings us to a time of family togetherness and also holiday shopping. Every year they seem to be starting Christmas advertising earlier and earlier. Even on the radio, they started playing Christmas music in early November. I have noticed minimal Thanksgiving advertising. I sent my assistant Meredith […]Continue reading
Check out my latest podcast with Influential Entrepreneurs with host, Mike Saunders where I discuss the fashion industry as a whole and my business success path. “Establishing new businesses, growing existing businesses and bringing new fashion trends into the marketplace is what she enjoys most about her job.” To watch my latest podcast click here.Continue reading
Technology has evolved through the years and continues to evolve. With the invention of the Internet, other technologies have soon followed. Virtual showrooms are a technology that has come to the forefront of the fashion industry as well as other industries. “Virtual Showrooms provide potential customers with the experience of being at a place without having […]Continue reading
It’s that time of year again; the holidays are just around the corner. November leads us into the biggest selling season of the year. Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Chanukah are holidays with a big focus on gift giving. This drives a lot of sales for retailers. The stores spend all year planning their promotions to get […]Continue reading