Founded in 1974 by Anne Michelson as a custom order down vest company, Crescent Down Works now produces a complete line of down clothing. After graduating from college, Anne began her work life with the well-known American outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer. She was drawn to Eddie Bauer by her passion and appreciation of the outdoors and their reputation in the industry.
Anne has an extensive knowledge of outer sportswear. She has a personal as well as professional understanding of outerwear, as she is an avid hiker and has a great appreciation for our natural environment. She liked the medium of down for insulation for hiking and climbing. As a natural filling material, goose down is well-known and appreciated for its superior thermal insulating properties and is widely used as an insulated filling material for winter outerwear.