About Jessica Rae Anderson
Jessica Rae Anderson is the Founder of Design to Produce. Jessica is an expert on the business side of fashion having been in the industry for over 20 years. She guides her clients step by step on the process of how to start a fashion line and manages the garment manufacturing for them. Her clientele includes entrepreneurs, fashion lines, vendors, suppliers, designers, made in USA government apparel and fashion brands. Services cover fashion collection design, supplier sourcing, product development, production management, private label design, fashion merchandising and fashion manufacturing. Jessica currently overseas small production apparel manufacturing in China and garment manufacturing in the USA.
What gives Jessica her edge is that she, unlike most industry designers has designed and produced for multiple categories including: accessories, swimwear, childrenswear, baby apparel, menswear, activewear, streetwear, womens dresses, business attire, uniforms and intimate apparel. Jessica is also a gifted technical designer which enables her to effectively translate a clients vision and specs to her manufacturers which ensures the quality, fit and craftsmanship is on point.
Jessica earned her degree in fashion design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in California. Upon graduation she moved to NY and led design teams at top fashion houses such as Liz Claiborne, Victoria’s Secret, Jones Apparel Group and ABS by Allen Schwartz.
Her brilliant designs have been featured in WWD, In Style Magazine, People, Lucky and Accessories Magazine. In addition, Jessica appeared on NBC and QVC to sell her accessory designs for the Sigrid Olsen brand, among others. In 2009, she introduced www.jessicaraeanderson.com a lifestyle styling company and has since styled; her fashion clients editorial photo shoots, commercials, videos, emerging talent, high-profile clients, TV personalities and famous musicians.
In 2020, Jessica launched her first Youtube fashion channel. There she teaches viewers on the ins and outs of fashion design, how to DIY your own fashion line and business, and behind the scenes from her sample room and manufacturers. Subscribe and learn about the real fashion industry.