David Anthony White

 (917) 747 7479  Ÿ  David@JacketOptionalShoesRequired.com

www.TheDavidWhiteCollective.com   ÂŸ  www.LinkedIn.com/In/DavidBlanc



Fashion professional who possesses tenured fashion and wardrobe industry experience involving fashion reporting, fashion & product reviewing and men’s lifestyle editing via engaging online and social media platforms. 

Seasoned expertise in lead wardrobe supervision for several nationally syndicated television series and wardrobe styling & creative direction for high-end consumer e-commerce websites, on-line editorials and print media. 

Up-to-date working garment construction knowledge in pre and post production arenas of the creative fashion industry in costume design, small designer line planning, sample-making, visual display, fashion illustration and flat sketching for menswear and women’s fashion.


Media skills in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint), Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat)




Professional Experience


Freelance Fashion and Lifestyle Editor/Blogger                         New York, NY                                              2/2012 – Present

Routinely reviewing products such as foods, alcohols, restaurants, fashion & tech gadgets with several of them leading to paid promotional collaborations, reporting on seasonal fashion/menswear/product press-only tradeshow presentations & exclusive product previews, creating op-ed articles on menswear and fashion forecasting, maintaining engaging high readership social media platforms with competitive percentage analytics and offering informative and modern style advice based on my on-going work-related experiences   

Ÿwww.JacketOptionalShoesRequired.com    ÂŸ            www.Shoeography.com    ÂŸ            www.MyLifeOnAndOffTheGuestList.com


Freelance Wardrobe Stylist                                                            New York, NY                                              9/2006 – Present

Performing the duties of a lead wardrobe stylist for e-commerce, editorial & print women’s fashion and menswear projects as well as on-set tailoring, soft-goods styling, creative direction in theme, prop, set design & line-planning for independent designers and art directors which included design sketching, fabric sourcing and costume design & construction

ŸSaksFifthAvenue.com Ÿ   LordAndTaylor.com Ÿ   SaksOffFifth.com Ÿ   Nordstrom.com Ÿ   TheBay.com Ÿ   Hanes Ÿ    Food Network Magazine ŸNew York Food & Wine Festival Ÿ   Pier One Imports    ÂŸBurger King    ÂŸGene Juarez Salons    ÂŸRitz Carlton Spa & Resorts Ÿ   HGTV Ÿ       Food Network Ÿ   The Cooking Channel    ÂŸBela Criacao Ÿ    Scripps Networks Ÿ    Axium Visuals


Freelance Wardrobe Supervisor                                                     New York, NY                                               10/2008 – 2016

Coordinated wardrobe for on-air key talent and guests for various seasonal television shows, worked with Executive & Line Producers, stylists and on-air talent to create harmonious wardrobes with multimedia cohesiveness in HDTV output, maintained cost effective budgets and comprehensive wardrobe logs for reshoots & promotional shooting, performed on-set tailoring, alterations, original patterns & garment preparation and multitasked wardrobe pre/post planning for on-location filming

ŸThe Food Network’s Iron Chef America, 30 Minute Meals, Aarti Party, Ten Dollar Dinners, Guy’s Big Bite, The Next Food Network Design Star, Outrageous Foods ŸHGTV’s Design Star, White Room Challenge ŸThe Cooking Channel’s Cook Like An Iron Chef, Week In A Day, The Sandwich King



Additional Skills

ŸVisual display, merchandising and personal shopping experience in upscale retail climate

ŸBasic Adobe Photoshop for photo editing, textile scanning and fashion design

ŸOn-staff Fashion Editing and Copywriting experience for a quarterly NY-based business periodical with masthead crediting




ŸBS in Production Management for Apparel and AAS in Fashion Design   Ÿ           SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology