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 welcome San Francisco Fashion + Food Stylist Jillian Knox. They discuss her new collective of specially curated creatives, The Astute Agency, what a creative life looks like post COVID-19, and building and supporting creative communities through shared promotion and fair pay.
Jillian Knox is an interdisciplinary creative polymath. She embraces the art of the narrative with the understanding that this is the fabric that connects all of us. Through this love of stories, Jillian organically cultivates a mighty and engaged community inviting people, creativity and art together in one space. She primarily works as food and wardrobe stylist with a love for props and tabletop styling. She really really loves her job. She is based in San Francisco and can be spotted around the city usually wearing vivid colors.
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.