Maxine Morgan Trowbridge: British-born, Max graduated from the London College of Fashion in fashion design and designed for British fashion house Mansfield in the early ‘90s. Upon her arrival in the States, she segued her fashion and luxury career into media with a position at Ocean Drive magazine in Miami. After moving to Dallas with her husband Ben, Max founded the online fashion magazine PinkMemo.com in 2007, an early pioneer in the digital/blogging space with editions in New York, L.A., Chicago and Dallas. In 2012, with the debut of national luxury publication Du Jour magazine, Max contributed as the Dallas Editor. Most recently, after a two-year tenure at PaperCity Magazine as the Dallas editor-in-chief and group director, Max now serves as editor-at-large.
An avid art and fashion enthusiast Max previously served on the board for the Dallas Contemporary for six years and recently rejoined the board in January 2016. In 2014, Wade College honoured Max with a “Distinguished Achievement Award” for contribution to the fashion and lifestyle industries. In 2008, Max was honoured as a “Rising Star in Fashion Communication” by Fashion Group International of Dallas, and then served on the board for five years, as treasurer and as co-chair for the “Night of Stars” annual gala in 2011, 2012 and 2015.
JustMax shares a collection of personal notes from life experiences, curated from fashion, art, travel and social events. Past interviews include Zac Posen, Prabal Gurung, Donna Karan, Viktor & Rolf, Mario Testino, Dita Von Teese, Nasiba Adilova, Helmut Lang and Bruce Weber. If you would like to write a note, send it to Max. Pip, pip!