TV Style Expert & Fashion Stylist Michelle Washington is the innovative answer to fashion and style with accredited press credentials with New York Fashion Week, appearances on: FOX, CBS, NBC, and a GQ Magazine Insider. Michelle has styled celebrities, magazine covers, and fashion editorials; creating a feast for the eyes with published fashion spreads, informative articles, blogs, and social media post with compelling content and exclusive interviews for a sophisticated culturally aware audience. Michelle Washington focuses on affluent, savvy, information-seeking style-makers who live life to the fullest both locally and abroad.
Education: Bachelors degree in Fashion Design and a Masters degree in Education (Summa Cum Laude). Relevant work experience (men and women): Designer & Technical Designer—Nike, Abercrombie & Fitch, Perry Ellis, Tahari, Limited Brands, Gap, Nautica, Calvin Klein, Talbot's, J. Crew, American Eagle, Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren, Diahann Caroll, and Polo Jeans Co.
Specific achievements/experiences: 10+ years as a Fashion Instructor for various colleges teaching—Fashion Forecasting, Fashion Event Promotion, Introduction to Fashion History, Fashion History I & II, Fashion Product Development, Textiles, Introduction to Manufacturing, Introduction to Retailing, Retail Management, Multicultural Retail, Trend Forecasting, Wardrobe Consultation, Retail Buying, Consumer Behavior, Merchandise Plan & Control, and Merchandising Seminar.
Honors, Awards, & Organizations: The Art Institute Community Engagement Leadership Award, Nominee: Austin Fashion Awards, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, Kappa Delta Pi: International Honor Society in Education, and AICI: Association of Image Consultants International
Sub-specialties: Men’s fashion, women’s fashion, celebrity fashion, fashion education, and diversity in the fashion industry.
3 Ways to Style a Classic Button Down Shirt
Studia 512 [February 23, 2017]
GRAMMY Style Watch
CBS Austin [February 13, 2017]
CBS Austin [July 15, 2016]
Behind the Scenes - TV Style Expert Michelle Washington
FOX7 KTBC [July 5, 2016]
Trendy Tuesday: Valentine's Day Gifts
FOX 7 Austin [February 9, 2016]