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Alise Trautmane Uzuner

Alise Trautmane Uzuner

Founder & CEO, DOORS NYC

Alise is a seasoned professional renowned for guiding independent fashion and accessories brands to success in the competitive U.S. market. With over 15 years of fashion industry expertise, she has consulted with more than 2,000 brands in New York, offering tailored advice on their U.S. growth strategies. Her extensive experience in marketing, sales, and retail management across global fashion hubs like New York, Paris, and London affords Alise a uniquely comprehensive perspective on the industry.

In addition to her pivotal role at DOORS NYC, Alise imparts knowledge as an instructor of Fashion Public Relations at Parsons New School, teaching in both asynchronous and synchronous formats and shaping the future leaders of the fashion world.

Before her impactful journey in NYC, Alise distinguished herself as the Creative Director at the womenswear label NARCISS Fashion, where she was honored with the "Designer of the Year" accolade by the Baltic Fashion Federation on three distinct occasions.

Her influential work has graced the pages of over 300 premier fashion publications worldwide, with notable features in esteemed outlets like WWD, Drapers, Vogue, and Elle. Beyond her fashion accolades, Alise has been spotlighted in Forbes' 'Top 25 Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs in
Latvia' and was nominated as a finalist for the Innovation and Export Award by the Ministry of Economics of Latvia.

Memorial Day 2024

May 22, 2024 3 min read

Discover how to celebrate Memorial Day 2024 in style! Explore the latest fashion trends, from classic Americana to sustainable chic, and make your Memorial Day weekend unforgettable.

Spring/Summer 2024 Trend Guide

May 15, 2024 4 min read

Discover the top Spring/Summer 2024 fashion trends in our comprehensive guide. Explore the latest in minimalist chic, elevated essentials, relaxed refinement, and sheer delights at DOORS NYC.

Denim Trends 2024

May 09, 2024 3 min read

Explore Denim Trends 2024 with DOORS NYC! Dive into this season's hottest styles including dark washes, big and baggy jeans, chic skirts, and detailed blouses

Spring Coats and Jackets 2024

April 23, 2024 4 min read

Discover the latest trends in spring coats and jackets for 2024 at DOORS NYC. Explore our curated selection of bomber jackets, classic trench coats, and unique craftcore styles from the world's most innovative independent designers.

Mastering the Metallic Trend

March 28, 2024 4 min read

Embrace the gleam of silver with our exploration of metallic fashion trends, featuring insights on how to master the metallic look.

The Rise of Sheer Styles in 2024

March 13, 2024 5 min read

Explore the allure of sheer clothing for Spring 2024 with DOORS NYC. From runway inspirations to exclusive brand edits, embrace transparency in style this season.


Floral Motifs

March 11, 2024 2 min read

Discover the timeless allure of floral fashion with DOORS NYC's Spring-Summer 2024 collections.

Milan Fashion Week FW24

February 23, 2024 3 min read

Discover the latest from Milan Fashion Week FW24: Where the world's fashion elite converge to showcase groundbreaking designs and timeless elegance from Italy's finest.

New York Fashion Week Decoded

February 12, 2024 4 min read

Uncover the historic evolution of NYFW, spotlight the breakthrough designers like Private Policy, and explore the vibrant street style that shapes fashion trends.


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