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A Southern California native, Lizz Eckert Adams worked in the retail industry while she obtained a BA in English at UC Santa Barbara. She then went on to earn a degree in Fashion Merchandise Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles, from which she garnered an associate position at an esteemed buying office. There for three years, she developed her eye for emerging trends while gaining experience as a retail buyer. She built invaluable relationships with numerous Los Angeles-based vendors that hold strong today, and she also met her future business partner! In 2005 Lizz and Amy joined forces and created Fashion Scouts LA. Linkedin

Amy Schram Menzie, buyer and co-owner of Fashion Scouts LA, is dedicated to developing profitable relationships between FSLA clients and vendors. Originally from Ohio, she carries a BA in Fashion Marketing and an AA in Retail Management. Over the last 15 years, she has worked in-store in sales, at management level and as a buyer. She was also a buyer for a high-volume California buying and consulting office. In 2005, she teamed with Lizz to launch Fashion Scouts LA, providing clients with trusted access to the latest merchandise from the LA fashion markets along with innovative trend forecasting. Amy takes pride in her ability to identify emerging trends and deliver proven results for clients. Linkedin

Amy and Lizz share a love for fashion, trend direction, and helping retailers strengthen and build their businesses. They offer over 30 years of combined experience in retail and buying. Their goal is to help make their clients’ stores more efficient, profitable and enjoyable.