Born and raised in Elkton, Tennessee, Margaret May attended Middle Tennessee State University and obtained a B.S. in Textiles, Merchandising and Design. Active for years in the Middle Tennessee fashion scene, and with several years of experience working in a costume shop, she moved to NYC in 2011 and landed a job in the pattern room at Haute Hippie. During the time she worked at HH she also freelanced for brands such as Julianna Bass, Peter Som, Bow & Drape and Vaunt & Sol. She comes with drive and ambition to create quality garments with a superior fit for everyone who works with Manufacture New York.