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Style Search & Consulting is the leading recruitment firm in the fashion, accessories, and jewelry industries. On the following pages, please find our company information. We would appreciate the opportunity to send you a proposal with a steeply Discounted Fee Schedule that will be lower than any other recruitment firm in the industry. Because we charge on a contingency basis, there is no cost to review candidates from us, unless you choose to hire a candidate we present to you, and we can present candidate options no matter what stage of a search you are at. We also offer organizational consulting, licensing and business brokerage services in additional to staffing. I would love to talk further with you about your company, open searches and any other staffing or organizational needs. I look forward to hearing from you.

Adriane Lee Schwartz, CEO 860-434-1905 as@stylesearchers.com


ABOUT US Style Search & Consulting was founded in 2008 by Adriane Lee Schwartz, a major contributor to jewelry, accessories, and fashion staffing since 1989. Equipped with her extensive recruiting background and a M.S. in Organizational Development and Management, Ms. Schwartz has actualized her vision of creating a valuable industry resource: a firm offering a full spectrum of services devoted to the betterment of jewelry, accessory, and fashion companies of all sizes. Highly successful despite market challenges, Style Search has expanded at a rapid pace, largely due to its talented team of search managers, all of whom have helped advance businesses within the world of jewelry, accessories, and fashion.

INTRODUCTION Style Search & Consulting offers an unprecedented range of services designed to optimize the competitive nature and performance of client companies. We understand our vital role in the life cycle of fashion. As a result, our end goal encompasses a broad perspective; we are intrinsically passionate about the industries we service and we are committed to participating in the evolution and advancement of these industries. Taking a holistic approach to business growth and development, our featured services include: Staffing and recruitment for all levels and types of positions A  division devoted specifically to the placement of senior leadership talent B  usiness brokerage for clients considering the acquisition or sale of a business entity Consulting services: recommending strategies to achieve business objectives, growth and success in the marketplace, and overcome challenges internally and externally L  icensing: pursuit of licensing opportunities to enhance brand awareness and diversify avenues of revenue In all of these ways, we achieve major milestones for our clients by leveraging their value and success in the marketplace.


RECRUITING SERVICES As the leading jewelry, accessories, and fashion search firm in the nation, we pride ourselves on the unprecedented quality and speed of our searches. We are committed to providing top notch candidates within 24 hours of receiving an assignment. We are unparalleled in our ability to expertly handle all types of searches from senior to entry level, freelance to full time, domestic and international positions, and hybrid/ atypical roles. We recruit for the full spectrum of wholesale and retail positions including, but not limited to, design, sales, merchandising, product development, production, buying/planning, styling, store design, visual merchandising, marketing, e-commerce, emerging technologies, operations, administration, and a host of other job categories. To keep up with the fast pace of the jewelry, accessories, and fashion industries, we have a full team of search managers, each possessing extensive knowledge and expertise in a particular job category. As a result, our recruiters conduct targeted searches quickly and thoroughly, pursuing the most sought after candidates in the marketplace in a matter of minutes. We have compiled the largest internal database, a host of external industry databases, the most extensive network of industry contacts of any fashion recruitment firm, and the ability to locate undiscovered talent in any market. In addition to utilizing these resources, we conduct extensive industry research and networking in order to identify distinctive talent not accessible through typical recruitment channels. Thus, our searches yield superior results comprised of extraordinary candidates for your openings.


SENIOR LEADERSHIP SEARCH DIVISION Due to an overwhelming demand for senior level talent, Style Search & Consulting formalized a Senior Leadership Search Division. Our recruiters have the aptitude for discerning and evaluating the complex variety of characteristics required in a leader. We understand that these traits include not only vision and marketplace savvy, but the ability to construct, motivate, and retain a winning team to execute their vision and strategies. For each search, we construct a detailed plan, factoring in a wide range of specific qualities essential in senior level candidates of great value. We implement an in depth screening process to ensure that our clients are presented with candidates who will contribute substantially to the success of their company. Given our breadth of exposure to the jewelry, accessories, and fashion industries, we are acutely sensitive to fluctuation in leadership requirements in accordance to the evolution of the market. Please contact us to learn more about how we can assist in your efforts to procure outstanding candidates for your leadership team.

CONSULTING Style Search offers Management Consulting Services within our practice. Our consultants are highly experienced in the jewelry, accessories, and fashion arenas and are committed to working in concert with corporate leadership to address their key business challenges. We provide assistance to our clients in setting and achieving their vision and objectives through organizational development, strategic planning, brand building, realignment and troubleshooting. Throughout the process, our consultants collaborate at many levels within the organization to identify and define opportunities for growth and development. A customized approach is created for each client, with a focus on insuring the desired results. Our consultants possess extensive experience in strategic business development, organizational structuring, channel strategy, operations, branding, marketing and retail development. Our experts analyze each business in its competitive landscape and deliver maximum results.


BUSINESS BROKERAGE & LICENSING FACILITATION Our Business Brokerage services facilitate connections between our clients and companies who wish to purchase, sell, or merge with other business entities. Our unique vantage point, valuable connections, and extensive network in the jewelry, accessories, and fashion landscape enable us to identify synergistic opportunities for organizational and financial growth. We are positioned to bring together entities vying for market share and growth, utilizing keen research, strategy, and out of the box thinking. Furthermore, Style Search is able to pursue Licensing Opportunities for its clientele, offering yet another service to enhance the value of our clients’ companies and broaden the scope of their business endeavors.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY Our services focus specifically on recruitment for all segments of the fashion, accessories and jewelry industries, including: jewelry & watches bags (all types: handbags, sportbags, backpacks, etc.) belts small leather goods & accessories shoes cold weather: scarves, hats, etc. home products & furnishings apparel & other related categories


We recruit for full-time, freelance, consulting, part-time and internship positions, from senior to junior levels, in all capacities, including but not limited to the following: accessory & jewelry design buying & planning commerce & emerging technologies graphic, packaging & interactive design licensing merchandising operations & administration product development production public relations & communications retail sales & management sales & marketing store design & visual merchandising styling surface & textile design trend analysis a ll types of positions within the fashion, accessories and jewelry industries. If we can’t handle the opening, we will refer you to someone who can.


OUR CLIENTELE AKA Mystique

Claire’s

Alexis Bittar

Clyde Duneier

Almar Sales

Coach

Another Line

Cudlie Accessories

Aquarius Ltd.

Dogeared

AVON

FAB*Starpoint/Artisan House

Ballet Jewels

FAF/Catherine Stein Designs

Barr & Barr

Fantasia/Lulu

B. Base

Fiesta Jewelry

BCBG

Fossil

Berry Jewelry

Gabriel & Co.

Betesh Group

Gennaro

Bill Adler Designs/Spirit Leatherworks

Gerard Yosca

Bixby Designs

Global Design Concepts

Bochic/Miriam Salat

Global Sales

Brahmin

H. Stern Jewelry

Camuto

Hey Doll!

Cape Classics

High Accessories

Carol Dauplaise

Honora

Carole Inc.

Identity Group

Charles Garnier

Inge Christopher/

Chateau

Whiting & Davis

Chinese Laundry/Viewmark

Interasian Resources

Circa

Isabella Fiore


Jan Leslie

Roma Industries

Jessica Cushman

Sarina Accessories

JJamz/Punch

Scorpio Accessories

K&M

Sequin

Kmart/Sears

Seven7 Jeans

Kohler

Shalom International

La Tique

Silpada

Lee Angel/Maurice Max

Stephan & Co.

Li & Fung: Kathy Van Zeeland/Rosetti

Stone Mountain

Group/Cipriani/Jimlar

Swank

Linea Pelle

Swarovski

Lodis

Swatch Group USA

Mary Frances

Tandy Brands

Me & You

Temple St. Clair

Movado

Tiffany & Co.

Mundi Westport

Timeless Treasures

Nadri Jewelry

Tricoastal Designs

NES

TSI: Jezlaine/Roman Company

NY Accessory Group/Smart Set Accessories

/Sunstone Ultra Diamonds

Pier 1 Imports

Wildflower Brands

Pour La Victoire

Vetta Jewelry, Inc.

Ringware Robert Rose


Old Lyme, CT 06371 P: 860.434.1905 F: 860.434.8222 Adriane Lee Schwartz CEO as@stylesearchers.com stylesearchusa.com


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