2022 Seminar: Post-Pandemic Textile and Apparel Industry

Event Title

Mood Fabrics

Presenter Information

Michelle Jonason

Start Date

23-3-2022 12:00 AM

Description

Everyone who’s watched an episode of Project Runway knows about Mood Fabrics. The company is known for having a huge inventory of beautiful and unique textiles. Michelle Jonason, the current buyer at Mood Fabrics, started her career in the garment industry after graduating from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in TMD. She spent 27 years working in New York City, first as a colorist at a fabric company, and then at a series of fashion designers including Nanette Lepore, Alice + Olivia, and finally at Amanda Uprichard, She had just begun working at Amanda Uprichard when the pandemic hit. Since most of the production was overseas, work stopped and she was laid off. Michelle spent a year in Maine before returning to New York City to become the head buyer for Mood Fabrics.

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Mar 23rd, 12:00 AM

Mood Fabrics

Everyone who’s watched an episode of Project Runway knows about Mood Fabrics. The company is known for having a huge inventory of beautiful and unique textiles. Michelle Jonason, the current buyer at Mood Fabrics, started her career in the garment industry after graduating from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in TMD. She spent 27 years working in New York City, first as a colorist at a fabric company, and then at a series of fashion designers including Nanette Lepore, Alice + Olivia, and finally at Amanda Uprichard, She had just begun working at Amanda Uprichard when the pandemic hit. Since most of the production was overseas, work stopped and she was laid off. Michelle spent a year in Maine before returning to New York City to become the head buyer for Mood Fabrics.