Based in San Francisco, California, USA, Kimberley has been a seasoned buyer and brand manager for almost a decade, working across both bricks and mortar retail and direct-to-consumer E-commerce. Having been trained in fashion design, she enjoys marrying creative thinking with commercial thinking and driving impactful execution. Kimberley has experience purchasing, launching and managing products and brands across the APAC and US markets.
Kimberley specializes in fashion accessories and footwear, with some home goods experience. She can advise in areas such as reviewing product assortments, go-to-market strategies for fashion start-ups, launching new brands and helping brands establish their unique point of view.
Kimberley is passionate about brands that push boundaries when it comes to adding function to design, as well as companies that think beyond the sale of their product. For example, brands building in and considering the sustainability impact of their product development, as well as brands that incorporate positive social impact into their business model.
Kimberley is excited to meet the next emerging designers and brand innovators, and help guide them to grow into brand leaders!
What to expect from your time with Kimberley:
- Range planning, optimization & collection curation
- Brand & Product Strategy
- Product development
- Product lifecycle management
- Go-to-market strategy
- Sales analysis
- Pricing architecture
- Social impact retail + wholesale buying
- Handmade goods
- Subscription + pre-sale business modelling