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Mary Sue Papale

Ashbury Skies

Mary Sue Papale is co-founder of online fashion marketplace Ashbury Skies.

A forward thinking e-commerce executive, Mary Sue co-founded Ashbury Skies in 2011. Prior to this, she held senior merchandising and production positions in fashion footwear and accessories throughout her career. Her current focus is creating a shoe with a conscience and kick-starting the revolution of rethinking fast fashion.

Mary Sue Papale is tagged in 2 stories.
A Tale of a Ballet Flat, Boba Tea and Fast Fashion
A Tale of a Ballet Flat, Boba Tea and Fast Fashion

Organizational Change / This story is about a lesson learned in the shoe business from an unlikely source: a boba tea drink. At the time, it seemed like an innocuous event in my travels, but I later came to realize it was a profound moment in my career. - 10 months ago

Confessions of a Former Fast Fashion Executive
Confessions of a Former Fast Fashion Executive

Product, Service & Design Innovation / I have been an executive for large fashion companies most of my career. I held senior management positions in buying and production in Footwear and Accessories for multi-chain retailers. It was not clear to me at the time, but truth be told, I played a part in the explosion of fast fashion and mass consumerism, as we know it today. - 1 year ago

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