About

 

Dean Merli Companies are a multi-line sales agency representing men’s and women’s contemporary fashion and accessories collections. Located in the heart of the LA Fashion district, Dean Merli Companies showcase each brand and serve as the west coast home base for all represented companies.

Our existing distribution clients include: Nordstrom, Amazon, Zappos, My Habit, Hautelook, Gary’s in Newport Beach, Undersports, Citizen Clothing, LASC, Cosmopolitan Hotel, MGM Grand and Caesars Resorts, and the exclusive and ultra private luxury resorts managed by Discovery Land Companies, based in La Quinta, CA.


Dean Merli

ABOUT DEAN MERLI, CEO/FOUNDER

 

Dean’s extensive experience in the contemporary fashion industry has made Dean Merli Companies one of the leading men’s and women’s agencies on the west coast. Coming from a retail and marketing background, Dean Merli invariably is able to identify the hottest trends quickly and bring them to the forefront of each of his valued clients.

A graduate of Slippery Rock University with a BS in Marketing and Finance, Dean has held key positions at GQ Magazine, Calvin Klein and Saks Fifth Avenue over the years, which taught him core skills to identify and carry out successful business planning for his company, his designer collections and his client base. In 2010, Dean Merli formed Dean Merli Companies, LLC. Prior to this transition, Dean was the Vice President of Showroom M Squared for 13 years.