Latoya Woods

  • Fashion Merchandising and Marketing
  • Adjunct Faculty
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With a career spanning over two decades, Latoya has extensive experience in the fashion industry and is currently the Director of Merchandising & Sales at Sequin LLX.

Kicking off her professional journey at Liz Claiborne in the women's apparel sector, Latoya built a solid foundation that paved the way for her success in the fashion industry. Following her time at Liz Claiborne, she worked for Michael Kors, contributing to the launch of their European line. Later, she brought her expertise to Alice + Olivia, where she played a vital role in establishing their merchandising department. Over the next decade, Latoya diversified her skill set by delving into sales, production, and product development. She has also participated in the creation of product lines encompassing men's apparel, accessories, and jewelry at companies such as Kenneth Cole and Global Brands Group.

Educational Background:  

  • MS, Mercy University 
  • BS, University of Delaware

Courses Taught: 

  • Fashion Branding
  • Introduction to the Fashion Business
  • Product Development
  • Internship Prep: Designing Your Career
  • Internship I 
  • Internship II
  • Internship in Fashion Marketing
  • Senior Co-op and Marketing