About LIM College
Marjorie Lee Woo
Winner of the 2011 LIM College Teaching Excellence Award, Marjorie Lee Woo is an accomplished milliner who continually connects her students with amazing hands-on opportunities in the visual merchandising world.
Among the courses Professor Woo teaches are Introduction to Visual Merchandising, Visual Presentation, and Product Presentation. She has also worked closely with students on major projects for the National Stationery Show, Solstice Sunglass Boutiques, and the National Housewares Show, and helped create several well-received window displays for the Fashion Center Business Improvement District.
Prior to joining LIM College in 2003, Professor Woo held numerous positions in the fashion industry including as a Buyer for Joske’s department store. She currently runs her own hat design business, Marjorie Lee Woo Fine Millinery, which has earned her industry-wide notice and acclaim. Her work has been featured in many publications, including Accessories magazine, The New York Sun, New Jersey Life magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Modern Bride, as well as on television on ABC’s The View, and at New York Fashion Week.
Professor Woo is a two-time recipient of International Retail Design Conference’s Iron Merchant award and has also won two Milli millinery awards. She is a member of the Retail Design Institute, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership and the Pan-Pacific Southeast Asia Women’s Association.
The recipient of a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics from the University of Texas at Austin, Professor Woo also holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Fashion Design and a Certificate in Millinery from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Professor’s Woo’s hobbies include sketching and painting, playing the piano and ukulele, and downhill skiing, and she’s a big fan of Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movies and Broadway musicals.