Kiersten Runnels Merchandising, 2003
Merchandiser for Women's Accessories, Banana Republic
Kiersten completed an internship with Associated Merchandising Corporation (Target Sourcing Services) in NYC which lead to an Asst. Account Manager at AMC/TSS. There, Kiersten did product development and sourcing for Marmaxx. She continued her career at Escada as Asst. Buyer-RTW, Couture, Evening, Accessories. Following a successful tenure with Escada, Kiersten joined Yves Saint Laurent as Asst. buyer of Women's RTW, Men's RTW, and Men's Accessories. Kiersten's experiences at YSL lead to her current position with Saks Fifth Avenue where she is responsible for buying Armani Collezioni and Loro Piana.