Magpie Trends

Trends | Design | Sales | Sourcing

Are you understaffed?  Is your business growing faster than you can keep a handle on?  Are things getting too hectic?  Going nuts trying to get the line put together and follow up on production issues?  Would like some temporary help, but not just anyone will do?  You need a professional who understands the industry and what needs to get done; someone who able to manage themselves.  Here’s your solution…

Thirty years of professional apparel, graphic and textile design and merchandising experience available for you to hire for a freelance project or contract basis anytime you have the need.  Magpie Trends specializes in apparel line conception, development and follow through in all product categories and size ranges. Magpie Trends brings together skilled veterans from the fashion industry to help existing brands and start ups build their collections efficiently and move them to the next level.  We can help in all areas of line planning, technical design and specifications, pattern making, sample lines, merchandising, costing, sourcing, production and quality assurance.  Market research and forecasting services are also available to help you identify your target customer’s lifestyle and develop brand imaging.  Whether you’re a start up needing an experienced guide to get your line to market or an existing brand who needs assistance with spec packages or a complete presentation for a customer, whatever your need, Magpie Trends is here to lend you a hand.


Magpie Trends is your extra pair of eyes and hands for:

  • Market Research
  • Color palettes
  • Product Development
  • Presentation Boards
  • Line Guides and Look Books
  • Spec packages
  • Grading
  • Patternmaking
  • Graphic Design and Packaging
  • Textile Design
  • Sourcing
  • Costing
  • Merchandising
  • Sales

1 a long-tailed crow with boldly marked plumage and raucous voice.

2 used in similes or comparisons to refer to a person who collects things.

ORIGIN late 16th century: probably shortening of dialect ‘maggot the pie’, ‘maggoty-pie’, from Magot (Middle English nickname for Margaret +pie)

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