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Melissa Anderson, boxtheoutside


With over 18-years of fashion business experience, specializing in sales strategy, business development, and executive leadership, boxtheoutside was launched as a creative coaching and consulting brand, founded on a passion for people and products. 

boxtheoutside founder, Melissa Anderson, has led organizations from New York to Los Angeles, contributing to notable global brands such as JCrew, BCBGMaxAzria, True Religion Brand Jeans, BLK DNM, and WGSN Trend Forecasting.  As the National Sales Director at TOMS Shoes and Global Vice President at Onzie Flow, boxtheoutside's formula for success is a dynamic combination of industry leading best practices and the power of energetic leadership coaching. Developing a transformational 360-degree approach to success, boxtheoutside helps brands, leaders, individuals and teams define their goals and create action plans for their dreams.  

Whether you are defining, building, scaling, or exploring,  boxtheoutside can help you create sustainable long-term opportunities for tomorrow.   General outside of the box thinking, at your service...


Empowered Business Coaching and Professional Development: CPC, ELI-MP, Core Dynamics Specialist with focus in career, business and leadership empowerment coaching. Executive empowered leadership skills training for change leadership.  Organizational and team growth strategist, with key focus on talent development and management training. 

Empowered Business Coaching is about enlightening the path to your business’s future success.  By partnering with key thought-leaders, brands, agencies and firms boxtheoutside promotes increased productivity, global access, talent development and job satisfaction in the brand growth mission. By growing all levels of talent, organizations gain transformational skills that ignite synergy and knowledge capital for years to come.”  –Melissa Anderson, founder Boxtheoutside

Brand Contributions:  AMAIO Swim, Barneys New York, BCBGMaxAzria, BLK DNM, The Chestee, J.Crew, JOYN Bags, Mara & Mine, MARAMCS Jewelry, Onzie, OVERT, Parks Project, Thomas James LA/Perverse Sunglasses, TOMS, True Religion Brand Jeans, WGSN

Retailer Expertise: Amazon, Asos, Bandier, Bloomingdale's, Carbon 38, Dicks Sporting Goods, FGL Sports, Free People, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, REI, Revolve, Saks Fifth Avenue, Shopbop, Six02, Soul Cycle, Stitchfix, Tillys, The Buckle, TJX, Whole Foods Market, Zappos, Zumiez + regional-specialty boutiques