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Terri Rivera

Fashion Stylist

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience


Stylist / Visual Merchandiser

Magazine editorials, look books, campaign ads, catalogs, music videos, show rooms, live productions, etc.

Client List: Inked Magazine, Inked Girls Magazine, Vatra Magazine, Omarion, 2k2bt clothing, Xbox, Stella Artois, Donna Karan, Yigal Azrouel, Haight Ashbury Co., Anthropologie, Elle Magazine Ukraine, Avian, BlackBook Magazine, Indochino, Aritzia, The Great Frog, DKNY, Rebel Ink
May 2010 - Present New York, New York, United States


Personal Shopping

July 2014 - Present New York, New York, United States


Merchandise Coordinator

• Maintained visuals in tier 2 locations by merchandising 7 stores in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island.
• I was able to train sales associates, specialist, merchandise managers, and visual managers by walking through the shop with them daily and giving seminars to inform and update them on company standards for every quarter to better maintain shops between visits.
December 2013 - Present New York, New York, United States


Freelance Visual Merchandiser

February 2014 - Present New York, United States

Donna Karen

Market Week Fashion Assistant

Presented the showroom by rotating and styling 3 collections on display for clients and buyers.

Monitored each collection before and after each appointment to make sure looks are complete and garments are in tact.

Separated and organized collections into the showroom, closets, production room, and sewing room for repairs after each appointment.

Checked both showrooms at the beginning and end of the day to make sure all looks were displayed neatly, completely, and in order.
February 2013 - February 2013 New York, New York, United States


Fit Specialist/Stylist

• Measured and fit customers for their custom tailored suits and archived their info in our database so they can continue to buy suits fitted to them after the pop up shop has left.
• Picked out fabric swatches with the customer and helped them choose tailoring options that suited their needs.
• Styled their completed suits with add on’s such as vests, shirts, ties, pocket squares, and jewelry.
July 2013 - July 2013 New York, New York, United States

Forever 21

Visual Merchandiser

• Merchandised the store according to Forever XXI’s standards and aesthetic while adhering to the latest fashion trends and styles.
• Daily integrating new merchandise into the floor and styling to portray each concept or image of girl inspiration created by Forever XXI according to the season’s trends.
• Maintained the appearance of the store by replenishing and remerchandising according to what has sold down and new merchandise.
• Rotated displays, fixtures, and merchandise to always give a fresh and new look to the store as well as showcasing new merchandise.
April 2013 - October 2013 New York, New York, United States

BlackBook Magazine

Fashion Intern

• Assisted with pick ups and returns to and from PR companies
• Created a system of check in’s and out’s of items we pulled to help maintain organization and loss prevention
• Assisted with preparing and packing looks for photo shoots
• Helped maintain organization and archiving items in the fashion closet
• Personally assisted the Fashion Editor on set of our photo shoots
October 2012 - March 2013 New York, New York, United States

Laforce + Stevens

Design and Lifestyle Assistant

• Monitored client coverage in the media including print, digital, tv, etc.
• Created presentations and data bases of such coverage via power point, excel, and word for client’s review
• Assisted with preparations for and helped work at events and parties for clients
February 2013 - April 2013 New York, New York, United States

Bullett Magazine

Fashion Intern

Personally Assisted Fashion Director on selected photo shoots
Assisted with pick ups and returns from PR companies for photo shoots
In charge of fall roster and schedule for fashion interns
Helped organize appointments for Fashion Week and Fashion Night Out for Fashion Director and Fashion Marketing Editor
Assisted with photo inspiration, emails for pulls, and contact research to pull for photo shoots
Built databases of press contacts
Researched designers and upcoming designers for photo shoots
Communicate with fashion PR companies
July 2012 - September 2012 New York, New York, United States

Mishka NYC

Marketing and PR Intern

Archiving online press of Mishka's music releases, art exhibitions, events, and fashion releases.
Contributing to the company's marketing by pitching ideas for events, networking, and contacting companies, magazines, and artist and musicians to collaborate and contribute to.
Helping with the public relations by archiving requests and pulls to stylists and magazines.
Attend events held at our store to help serve or bartend.
Using my styling abilities to contribute to their marketing by incorporating some of our pieces in shoots I style freelance.
Researched artists and musicians for features for upcoming events
May 2012 - August 2012 New York, New York, United States

Inked Magazine

Fashion Stylist

Creating the databases of all the magazine's fashion contacts
Creating a system of pulling and returning clothes for photo shoots to keep the company's closet organized and to build good relationships with other fashion brands by taking care of their products and returning them in a timely manner
Coordinating the other fashion interns for returns, pick ups, closet organization, and database work
Training new fashion interns on the system I created to run the fashion department
Contacting fashion companies to borrow or pull items from their look books or website for fashion shoots
Head stylist at chosen photo shoots of featured models for centerfold spreads and themed features
Altering or making clothing for photo shoots
Attending fashion show rooms on the creative director's and magazine's behalf to collect look books and contacts and discussing the magazine and it's direction and aesthetic and possible collaborations in the future
Working with other stylist to pull from my contacts for Inked shoots in locations outside New York
Traveling on behalf of Inked Magazine to mandate model searches and casting calls then styling the winner for an 8 page spread
January 2011 - September 2012 New York, New York, United States

Lucky Girls Fashions

Fashion Intern

Collaborated with the other fashion intern to style photo shoots for the company's website
Travelled to Dallas for fashion showcases to choose brands for our website
Contributed to the layout of the website
Fitted and dressed models for photo shoots to feature our products on the website
Studied and looked through brands to feature and collaborate with that will add to the aesthetic of the company
January 2010 - April 2010 San Antonio, Texas, United States


Fashion Institute Of Design And Merchandising

Associates Degree

July 2006 - July 2008 Los Angeles, California, United States


Creative Direction, Editorial Styling, Fashion Consulting, Fashion Styling, Mac, Mannequin Styling, Microsoft Office, Personal Shopping, Trend Forcasting, Visual Merchandising,


• Rebel Ink May 2014 Rockin Ink Feat. Acey Slade, Ginzilla, & Jesse Lee Denning
• Xbox One Live Launch 11/2013 Head of Wardrobe for Ryse Son of Rome Army
• Vatra Magazine Fall 2013 The Romance Issue 5pg Editorial and back cover“Thrash&Burn”
• Stylist on music video “Know You Better” by Omarion feat. Pusha-T & Fabulous
• Music video for the song “Louder” by Avian (Releases end of Summer 2013)
• Inked Girls Magazine: September/October 2011 Feat. Alesandra (8 page spread)
• Inked Girls Magazine: Vol2 Issue 5 Feat. Mary-Leigh (8 page spread & cover)
• Inked Girls Magazine: Vol2 Issue 9 Feat. Andi (8 page spread)
• Inked Girls Magazine: Vol2 Issue 9 Feat. Mei (8 page spread)
• Inked Magazine: 1 year long 3 page Campaign Ad for Inked’s collaboration with 2K2BT
• Inked Magazine: August 2011 Ginger (6 page spread)
• Inked Magazine: September 2011 My First Ink feat. Jessica Chang
• Inked Magazine: September 2011 Ink on the Street feat. Feltraiger
• Inked Magazine: September 2011 Inked Life| Groom feat. Hattie Watson
• Inked Magazine: October 2011 My First Ink Jessica Swanson
• Inked Magazine: November 2011 Ink on the Street Feat. Mishka NYC
• Inked Magazine: Dec./Jan 2012 My First Ink
• Inked Magazine: March 2012 My First Ink Feat. Hattie Watson
• Inked Magazine: April 2012 My First Ink Feat. Melina Green
• Haight Ashbury Co.: AW 2012 Look Book & Look Book Video Teaser
• Inked Magazine: April 2011 “The Motorcycle Issue” (Cover & Spread) assistant stylist
• Inked Magazine: June/July2011“The RockN’Roll Issue” Feat. Leah Jung (Cover&Spread) assistant stylist
• Inked Magazine: June/ July 2011 “The Rock N’ Roll Issue” “NY Inked” assistant stylist
• Inked Magazine: August 2012 (Cover & Spread) assistant stylist
• Inked Girls Magazine: Sept. 2012 “The Americana Issue” Feat. Alesandra (Cover & Spread) assistant stylist
• Inked Magazine: September 2012 Feat. Seventy Arnoitis (Cover & Spread)assistant stylist
• Anthropologie: November 2012 Catalog assistant stylist
• BlackBook Magazine: Dec./Jan. 2013 “New Regime” Feat. Domhnall Gleeson assistant stylist
• BlackBook Magazine: Dec./Jan. 2013 “New Regime” Feat. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau assistant stylist
• Elle Magazine (Ukraine): March 2013 Feat. Hanneli Mustaparta (Cover & Spread) assistant stylist