Under Shari Barnett’s leadership, Productions Plus – The Talent Shop outfits over 600 automotive product specialists, brand ambassadors, and television and film talent each year.
The wardrobe department for Productions Plus – The Talent Shop is the only service offering of its kind among national talent agencies.
Shari graduated from the Parsons School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design. Before joining Productions Plus over ten years ago, Shari was mentored by Donna Karan, designed childrenswear for Kmart Corporation, and worked behind the scenes of fashion shows for Calvin Klein, Carmello Pomodoro and Gordon Henderson.
Origins: Detroit to Brooklyn and back to Detroit
Current Home: Bloomfield Township, Michigan
Education: Parsons School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design
Memberships and Honors: Recipient, Revlon Design Arts Award. Recipient, Discover a Michigan Designer Award. Guest Lecturer, fashion design and fashion manufacturing, at the International Academy of Design and Technology, The Art Institute of Michigan and the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
Passion Points: Spending time with family, playing with our Border Collie Henry, baking and chocolate making, yoga, art and design, dance, music, entertaining and checking out new restaurants.
Recent Highlights and Speaking Engagements: