ABOUT

PARISH is a brand management & fashion merchandising consultancy, offering a unique combination of creativity & style, alongside unparalleled practical knowledge of domestic & international market dynamics.

PARISH offers a distinctive, hands-on approach and strong communication, to foster inspiring working relationships with both creative and executive teams.

PARISH was founded by Maria McManus, who has lived & worked in Europe, Japan, Australia and the United States. She has over 15 years experience in the fashion industry working for multi-million dollar corporations as well as small boutique brands. While serving as Brand Director and Vice President of Merchandising for the likes of rag & bone, Club Monaco, Edun, 1.61, Oliver Jeffers, and Creatures of the Wind, her tenures saw record growth, critical acclaim, and increased commercial viability.

SERVICES

EXECUTIVE ADVISOR

Strategic Business Development
Channel Optimization
Collaborations

MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENT

Trend Forecasting
Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Product Development
Pricing Strategy

BRAND MANAGEMENT

Brand Ideation
Creative/Design Direction
Customer Profiling & Segmentation
E-commerce & Social Media Strategy

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Product Life Cycle Refinement
Margin Optimization
Calendar Management
Technical Design & Fit Direction
Development Ratio

CLIENTS

1.61

Strategic Advisor
Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Technical Design & Fit Direction
Development Ratio Reduction
Product Life Cycle Refinement
Margin Optimization
Calendar Management

CREATURES OF THE WIND

Strategic Advisor
Brand Ideation
Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Product Development
Trend Forecasting
Collaboration / Far Fetch
Pricing Strategy
Margin Optimization
Calendar Management
Technical Design & Fit Direction

RAG & BONE

Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Product Development
Pricing Strategy
Technical Design & Fit Direction
Development Ratio Reduction
Trend Forecasting
Inventory Management
Calendar Management
Product Life Cycle Refinement
Margin Optimization

SUNO

Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Pricing Strategy
Development Ratio Reduction
Trend Forecasting
Margin Optimization

OLIVER JEFFERS

Strategic Advisor
New Brand Ideation & Management
Product Launch Management
Merchandise Planning
Product Development
Pricing Strategy
Distribution Channel Management
Collaboration / colette

CLUB MONACO

Merchandise Planning
Category Development
Design Direction
Trend Forecasting
Inventory Management
E-commerce Launch
New Store Openings
European Department Store Launch
Collaboration / Browns of London
Collaboration / Shop Bop
Calendar Management
Margin Optimization
Technical Design & Fit Direction
Organization Structure & Team Development