Julien B.

Consultant Specialist / Founder | Apparel & Fashion | Denim


Bluebeard Souring started from the dream to create a platform where I can share my textile experience of nearly 20 years. A platform that promotes sustainable (Denim) sourcing! Starting my career dev...see more

  • Fashion & Apparel


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


External Strategist Sustainable Business Development Textile & Apparel.

Closed Loop Fashion
3 years
Current position
Oct 2019 - Present
Closed Loop Fashion consulting is a collective of sustainability experts with a wide range of specializations related to textile- and apparel production, supporting fashion brands, reta...see more

Consultant Specialist / Founder

5 years
Current position
Dec 2017 - Present
Bluebeard Sourcing offers Sustainable Business Consultancy to Textile and Apparel industry in Asia and North Africa. Focussed expertise changing the overall risk profile of organization...see more

Global (Denim) Business Development & Marketing Manager

Asmara Group
2 years
Jun 2015 - May 2017
Asmara is a key link between garment factories and their customers all over the world. Supporting the customers with design input, development, sourcing, production, QA and logistics. ...see more

Denim Business Development Manager

Asmara Group
3 years
May 2015 - Sep 2018
Asmara International Limited is a global fashion sourcing company that cares. focussing on understanding and fulfilling customers` and markets` dynamic needs. Developing and maintaining...see more

Sourcing & Production Manager

Tiger Jay
1 year
Dec 2013 - May 2015
Tiger Jay is a new brand which is in the start-up phase. My responsibilities are Sourcing Strategy and execution for Fabrics, Trims and Manufacturing as well as Production Coordination,...see more

Senior Production and Sourcing coördinator

Tommy Hilfiger
9 months
Feb 2013 - Nov 2013
▪ Sourcing and style allocation strategy ▪ Development and production of the non-denim pants collection. ▪ Price negotiation ▪ Control production and development process, anticipate pr...see more

senior buyer/ teamleader pants (denim & non-denim)

Just Brands
3 years
Feb 2010 - Jan 2013
Just Brands is a proud company and leading player in the premium jeans, casual & men clothing market of the Benelux and DACH countries. JB consistently offers high-quality products by w...see more

Senior Merchandiser

G-Star International bv.
1 year
Oct 2008 - Oct 2009
▪ managing the development teams for jackets and shirts (9 persons) ▪ developing and implementing new procedures ▪ communication between management and the team ▪ control long- and set ...see more

Account Manager

PT. Hollit International
2 years
Sep 2006 - Oct 2008
PT. Hollit International is a Jakarta based Fashion House where product development, material sourcing and production are combined under one roof. It is a subsidiary company of PT. Pan ...see more


Gsus Wholesale & Design bv.
4 years
Apr 2002 - Jun 2006
Rebel design and innovative fashion brand. Responsibilities: ▪ Management of Strategic Development, Collection planning & Buying Processes ▪ Sustainable materials and manufacturing So...see more


Pak's Trading Europe B.V.
< 1 year
Dec 1996 - Dec 1996
buying assistant

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Fashion & Apparel


  • Sourcing
  • Knitwear
  • Textile Industry
  • Wovens
  • Denim
  • Fitting
  • Product Development