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Lisa Hayes

Associate Professor and Program Director, Fashion Design

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Expertise:

fashion

sustainability

Contact:

215.895.6451

lisa.l.hayes@drexel.edu

Hayes has more than 18 years of experience as a designer in the fashion industry primarily working in New York. She started her career at Albert Nipon in dresses, then moved up to the position of head designer at Liz Claiborne and Motherswork for Mimi stores. She has done freelance fashion illustration and continues to design on a freelance basis for home furnishings companies. She uses sustainable materials such as organic wool, organic cotton, leather tanned with an eco-friendly process and hand stitching. Her designs have been featured in stores throughout the US and UK in publications such as British Vogue, Glamour and various other fashion and home publications.


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