Caprice Willard serves as a featured buyer for Macy's on "Fashion Star," NBC's latest reality competition series that will search for the next great brand.
Willard currently is the Vice President/Regional Planning Manager for Women's Apparel for Macy's Southwest Region. Willard was recruited from UCLA (B.A. English) into the Executive Trainee Program. She worked her way up through various positions, both in the buying offices and stores, until she ultimately became a Buyer for Dresses and then a Senior Buyer for Cosmetics. Leveraging her vast experience in many different businesses, Willard was promoted to Divisional Merchandise Manager of Intimate Apparel/Hosiery/Slippers in 2004.
In 2006, Willard moved to San Francisco and was promoted to the position of Vice President/Divisional Merchandise Manager of Cosmetics for the Macy's West division and held this position for three years, until the most recent My Macy's structure was implemented. As part of My Macy's, Willard was able to relocate back to her hometown of Los Angeles and assume her current position of Vice President/RPM for Women's Apparel.