Summer 2014

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…