Gretchen Harnick is a mentor, teacher and serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. She founded Pattern to Plan to support emerging fashion entrepreneurs create successful and strategic businesses.
Gretchen is dedicated to supporting new business models shaking up the fashion system through her new endeavor Fashion Shakedown. Her teaching career at Parsons, The New School for Design, supports her research and consulting in the areas of social media marketing, fashion entrepreneurship and e-commerce. Through Pattern to Plan, Gretchen offers strategic business courses and one-on-one coaching, while offering a multitude of resources and networking essential for today's fashion start-ups. She spends her free time practicing yoga and meditation in NYC and the S. of France.