"A Passion For
Imperial Collection
by Anna Cohen
Design Development
& Illustration

Creative vision and inspired leadership rooted in solid practical experience with a deep commitment to the process of building and creating community, growth and profitability with a balanced whole systems approach.

Creative direction and branding · Apparel design · Design management
Business consulting · Custom wedding and couture design

Anna Cohen built and led a successful apparel company from 2005 to 2008 that attracted multiple, prestigious awards for bringing sustainability into the forefront of the fashion industry. Recognition includes features and spreads in Vogue, ELLE France, Oprah's "O" Magazine, Portland Monthly, Oregon Business Magazine, New York Times and covers of Women's Wear Daily. Her work has also been featured in TV, film and two books.

Anna has a strong passion and commitment to building community. She has done this through volunteer work in many forms, teaching underserved youth and college students, mentoring 25+ interns, sitting on educational advisory boards, creating and sitting on industry leadership boards and public speaking for universities, the public and industry professionals.

Most recently she worked with historic Imperial Stock Ranch (ISR) of Oregon, a Certified National Conservation Farm, on a project sponsored in part by a US Department of Agriculture grant. Anna co-produced a feasibility study and business plan exploring the value-added rural to urban opportunity and state of the domestic supply chain in the wool fiber, yarn, textile and apparel industries in the United States. Anna also provided creative direction for ISR's yarn and apparel divisions and designed the "Imperial Collection by Anna Cohen" Fall 2010 Preview utilizing the feasibility study research in action.

Contact information: anna(at)annacohen.com
503 425 9142