Fashion Design

From 1988 to 2009, Mark Eisen built a global fashion brand. His labels were showcased in over 800 retail stores in 18 countries and on the runways at the fashion weeks in New York and Milan. Eisen's brands had strong international presence with over 3000 editorial pages in magazines and newspapers, including American, Italian, British, German, Japan and French Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Wallpaper, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek. His runway collections were also regularly covered by CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, and the BBC.

 

Eisen, a minimalist at heart, believed in the realism and functionality of clothing. A refined tailor and master knit specialist, he had a history of combining technical advancements with luxury, detail and practicality. His clothes were coveted by fashion insiders, models, musicians, and celebrities the world over. First elected in 1993, Eisen remains an active and voting member of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

His clothes were coveted by fashion insiders, models, musicians, and celebrities the world over.

 

Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstoms, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Lane Crawford, Holt Renfrew, Isetan, Takashimaya, Seibu, Intermix, Fred Segal...

Mark Eisen Collection

Established in 1988, Mark Eisen's designer luxury ready-to-wear collection embodied the best of modern American Sportswear. The design was clean, sleek, luxurious, sexy, and sophisticated. First launched by Barneys New York and Bergdorf Goodman, Mark Eisen Collection remained in the finest of retail stores throughout the world for the next 12 years, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Harvey Nichols (UK), Selfridges (UK), Lane Crawford (Hong Kong), and Isetan (Japan). Mark Eisen Collection featured at New York Fashion Week for twelve consecutive runway shows as well as on the runway during Milan Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2000/01.

Mark Eisen Collection Shoes

The designer shoe collection was designed with the same luxurious and modern design philosophy as the clothing it complimented. Mark Eisen Collection shoes were hand crafted in Italy and sold successfully in over 80 luxury stores globally.

Karoo Mark Eisen

Launched in 2005, the luxury knitwear collection introduced new, elongated and voluminous silhouettes into the Contemporary market. The design was clean, modern and intellectual. KAROO MARK EISEN was sold in top department stores and specialty boutiques including Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Intermix, Fed Segal, Selfridges (UK), Lane Crawford (Hong Kong), and Holt Renfrew (Canada).

Studio Mark Eisen, Japan

The multi-licensed diffusion label targeted the Young Designer Market of Japan. The brand was sold to top departments stores and specialty stores including Isetan, Takashimaya, Mitsokoshi, and Seibu.

Urchin Mark Eisen

The fashion-forward secondary contemporary knitwear line was added to the Mark Eisen brand in 1996. Urchin Mark Eisen was sold in top department stores and specialty boutiques including Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Intermix, Fed Segal, Harvey Nichols, (UK), Liberty (UK), Selfridges(UK) Lane Crawford (Hong Kong), and Holt Renfrew (Canada). The brand was a popular choice for magazine editorials and on television the clothes were often spotted on the characters of Ally McBeal, Friends, and Sex and the City.

Consultancy

Ann Taylor

Mark Eisen joined Ann Taylor in 2002. As Senior Vice President and Head of Design, he was contracted for one year with the mandate to bring the Ann Taylor brand back to its original heritage of modern and sophisticated American sportswear. Eisen was instrumental in successfully returning the brand to its roots while infusing the label with his quintessential aesthetic. Highlights included a +28% Sales comp for the month of December 2003, the highest sales comp increase for all listed NYSE retailers for Holiday selling that year. Stockholder value increased 135% in one year.

Consultancy

George ME

Under a license agreement, Mark Eisen entered the world of mass market fashion capitalizing on the popularity of high-low dressing and assisting Walmart, the world's largest retailer, in its corporate strategy to reach up in the apparel sector. Launched in 2006, George ME was featured in advertisements shot by Arthur Elgort in American Vogue. Eisen designed eight collections a year for three years, sold in over 2500 Walmart stores throughout America and online.