Buyer - Denim

Fashion Nova
Vernon, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
About Us

Fashion Nova is a leading, digital and social commerce platform, and is one of the most visible fashion brands today. Fashion Nova was founded in 2006 when our first store opened its doors. Fast forward to 2013, and @fashionnova were born -- our customers became our models and social media became our runway.

Fashion Nova was built on the backbone of individuality and inclusiveness. Today, Fashion Nova is worn and celebrated by the hottest musicians, influencers and fashionistas. Our go-to-market strategy enables style innovation at warp speed, and at an accessible price point. With no plans on slowing down, Fashion Nova is set to provide everyone equal accessibility to fashion.

About The Role

Join our remarkable Buying Team. Under the guidance of the Category Director, the Buyer will work to create the appropriate merchandise mix based on emerging trends and execute the assortment strategies established by management. The Buyer is also responsible for managing their product assortment and delivering on financial targets.


  • Create and execute a merchandise assortment based on selling/trends that will achieve financial plans
  • Participate in weekly OTB meetings with planning to ensure the department achieves financial targets for sales, profitability and inventory turns
  • Research the competition, all social media platforms and markets to identify emerging trends, categories and promotional campaigns
  • Drive growth by developing assortment strategies with SKU count, breadth vs depth, newness, and pricing/margin
  • Analyze sales in-season and post-season (hindsight) to identify hits and misses
  • Develop with replenishment buyers and planners a preseason plan and assortment
  • Utilize learnings to revise in-season and future season actions, strategies, and assortments
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with vendor partners
  • Strategically scout new vendors to support business needs
  • Negotiate product quality, costs, and delivery with vendors
  • Conduct the initial garment selection of colors, trims, and fabrics that work best for the styles
  • Review weekly sales performance to identify potential reorders and recommend styles for markdowns

Required Skills

  • BA or BS preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in buying denim apparel
  • Fashion Savvy/Trendsetter
  • Outstanding writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • A creative, self-starter who possesses excellent prioritization and project management skills with a strong sense of organization and meticulous attention to detail
  • A positive go-getter and team player, who can work independently with the ability to troubleshoot within a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite – Excel and Power Point


  • Employee Discount
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k Match
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered food, fun events, raffles and free FN swag
  • Summer Fridays at HQ
  • Company Sponsored Parties
  • Team bonding events and programs to strengthen relationships with co-workers

Fashion Nova, LLC, and subsidiaries thereof, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are steadfast in our commitment to equal employment opportunities and pledge that these objectives are reflected in all aspects of our daily operations. We will continue to recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, criminal history, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, any such characteristic, nor any other classification protected by local, state and/or federal law.

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