Sartorial hosts J'Amy Tarr and Lisa Anderson Shaffer share over 30 years of experience in the fashion industry. Together they dish on the warm fuzzies, big wins, huge losses, and all the bad behavior (theirs included) encountered during their time in business. Stop by for the real juice on what it takes to run an indie brand in the big, badass fashion biz.
In this episode, J’Amy and Lisa talk with the incredibly talented Bay Area artist, creative director, and San Francisco Chronicle Observed columnist George McCalman. They discuss best artistic practices, finding yourself as an artist, and facing chaos head on.
George McCalman is an artist and creative director based in San Francisco. He runs a design studio called McCalmanCo and has a culture column in the San Francisco Chronicle called Observed, where he draws the people he observes in the world. His first book 'Illustrated Black History' will be released by Harper Collins in Feb 2021. His most recent book project Eat Something, with writers Evan Bloom and Rachel Levin is available everywhere fine books are sold.
J’Amy Tarr is a Bay Area designer and founder of J’Amy Tarr Outerwear.
Lisa Anderson Shaffer is a Bay Area jewelry designer and founder of Zelma Rose.