Martu E. Freeman-Parker attended Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she earned a BA in Fashion Merchandising/Consumer Services. She moved to New York City where she went on to gain experience as a freelancer in the Apparel industry as an Assistant Production Manager, Merchandising Assistant, Fabric R&D, Pre-production Manager with many nationally recognized apparel companies. The list of company include Polo Ralph Lauren, Victoria Secret Catalogue, Polo Jeans, Calvin Klein Jeans, Gap Inc., The Limited, Carter’s and Conde Nast Publications. Martu held permanent positions as Production Assistant for Women’s Sweaters and Swimwear at J Crew, Pre-Production Manager for Women’s knits at American Eagle Outfitters, and Men’s Department Design Coordinator at Urban Outfitter’s in Philadelphia Pa.
Currently based out of Fort Lauderdale Florida , Martu is a published author and operates her own Apparel Consultant Company M.E.F. Productions LLC. Martu is also the founder of Fashion TALKS Downtown Miami a monthly networking event for Fashion Industry Professionals, Students, Educators, and creative business owner in South Florida. You can always hear her thoughts on the latest fashion business trends on her fashion blog M.E.F. STYLE REPORT www.mefstylereport.blogspot.com.
Based out of downtown Miami, we provide fashion designers with personalized design coaching which includes a
project manager, sourcing, graphic design, patternmaking, technical design and sample making.
M.E.F. Productions LLC provides full-package production services for active wear and swimwear. Our goal is to build the most profitable and sustainable fashion brands.
M.E.F. Productions LLC now offers fashion specific marketing related services to support your fashion brands in the market. Our services include photo shoots, look book/catalogue creation and trade show prep.