With core experience in fashion styling, retail marketing, and visual merchandising, David McLeod III, (known as simply Dave) has worked on an array of projects from wardrobe styling to retail visual merchandising for brands like adidas, Complex Magazine, and TOPSHOP TOPMAN, Dave provides wardrobe consultation services and creative direction for both editorial fashion stories and small businesses.
Growing up in the southern culture of the Carolinas and raised in a New York City household, Dave got to explore the best of both worlds when it came to exposure. The creative arts played a major role early in his life through music and visual arts. Continuing his education he graduated with a degree in Studio Arts from South Carolina State University. During college Dave fell in love with fashion were he later got the opportunity to intern for fashion events and wardrobe stylist in Atlanta, Miami, and San Francisco before entering the world of retail. While gaining fashion styling experience in Miami and New York City he then tapped into creative directing, editorial styling, and personal wardrobing. Outside of fashion consulting, Dave has also worked as a marketing field agent for the past four years working in between Miami and NYC, now residing in Los Angeles, California.