Archive for October, 2014

KRISTEN CARUSO PAULOS
Fashion Merchandising Management ’03

KRISTEN CARUSO PAULOS is director of global communications for Yigal Azrouël, Inc. She oversees public relations, digital marketing, social media, corporate communications, and brand identity for the New York–based fashion company. That includes organizing runway shows and convincing influential stylists to dress the A-list in Yigal Azrouël. “Some people might find it silly to dress…

CONNIE TAM-TAI
Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing ’05

CONNIE TAM-TAI created Miyu Beauty, a cruelty-free line of facial serums matched with soothing teas. Tam-Tai has produced two serums: De-Stress Mi, with five minerals and licorice; and Hydrate Mi, with goji berries and a powerful moisturizing compound. The serums are light enough to be dispensed as a facial mist, and the herbal teas, which…

KOFI ESSEL
Fashion Design ’08

KOFI ESSEL is an associate designer for Nautica, in men’s woven shirts. Each season, the creative director gives Essel and his manager a theme and direction and they pitch new color combinations, styles, and details. Of the 100 or so designs Essel creates each year, about 60 percent go into production. He also works with…

CLEMENCIA GUILLEM,
Fashion Merchandising Management ’13

CLEMENCIA GUILLEM  volunteers as a board member of Green Tree, a nonprofit textile recycler in New York. The organization, founded in 2011, collects clothing and scraps in green bins around the city. Business apparel is donated to a dress-for-success program, other clothing to the poor in Africa and the Caribbean, and toys to local families…