Annette Vazquez is a design professional working in fashion accessories and soft goods categories. She holds BFA degrees in Illustration from School of Visual Arts and in Accessories Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. Additionally, she has completed footwear study abroad programs in the U.K. at London College of Fashion. Working for the past six years in her capacity as an in house designer, Annette has driven product design for brand licenses such as Jessica Simpson, Sam Edelman, and Kenneth Cole Reaction. Annette's design work has been sold nationwide at retailers such as TJ Maxx, Dillards, Steve Madden, Dressbarn, & Macy's; generating significant revenue for her employers and clients. Annette is a passionate reverse millennial workplace mentor for fashion industry management and writes about being an accessories design professional in the fashion world on her blog. She delights in helping design departments improve their overall efficiency and creative output. She is now based in New York City.
Society of Illustrator's Award SVA Illustration Department Award Visual Foundation's Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Fund Award
School of Visual Arts, Fashion institute of Technology, London College of Fashion