Universität der Künste, Berlin (May- Aug  2017)
Fashion Design Semester                           
⦁    Enrolled at Universität der Künste for a semester studying Fashion Design as part of my DIPs year at university.
⦁    Took part in workshops and gained experience in techniques including traditional weave, screen printing and silicone methods.

Agatha Ruiz De La Prada, Madrid (Jan-May 2017)
Womenswear Design Intern                          
⦁    Assisting head designer with the AW 17 collection. Hand embroidering final garments, working alongside pattern cutters to develop final patterns and helping with fittings on models prior to Madrid fashion week.
⦁    Working backstage at Mercedes Benz Madrid Fashion week February 2017.
⦁    Using Adobe Illustrator to develop designs for 2017 Swimwear collection.
⦁    Assisted designers with research and designing of the accessories for the 2017 swimwear collection. A beach bag design I created for the 2017 swimwear collection was selected and later manufactured.

Emidio Tucci Black, Madrid (Sep 2016-Jan 2017)                          
Menswear Design Intern                                       
⦁    Assisting designers and buyers in a large team at high street label. fabric research, creating specification sheets for suppliers, mood boards, trend research and attending meetings with international suppliers.
⦁    Working alongside tailors during the early stages of toiling and sampling of AW17 Emidio Tucci Black suit collection.


LIVE INDUSTRY PROJECTS                                                                                                                        
NOT JUST A LABEL, London (April-July 2016)
London College of Fashion second year project                
⦁    Not Just a Label assigned us a youthful male consumer profile according to their target market.
⦁    In response to NJALs given consumer profile we worked as a team to create a brand. From this we designed and produced a six look collection and created a look book from our photoshoot.
⦁    A formal presentation of our research, brand, collection and look book was given to Not Just A Label buyers at the end of this project.

Marks and Spencer, London (Jan-April 2016)
London College of Fashion second year project                   
⦁    Independent project set by M&S to research their consumer and design an appropriate collection in response to this. I completed market research in Marks and Spencer stores and finalised a mature, working professional female consumer to design for.
⦁    A professional presentation of my research, designs, range and specification sheets to the Marks and Spencer design team.
⦁    The M&S design team selected designs from my range to be produced and an Adobe Illustrator tech pack was produced.

JD Williams, London (Sep 2015-Dec 2015)
London College of Fashion second year project                   
⦁    Completed trend forecasts and competitor research for an older female demographic, according to the target consumer of JD Williams.
⦁    Presented ideas and initial designs to the head designer at JD Williams. Finalised my range appropriate to their specific consumer demographic.
⦁    Produced a final prototype garment with professional tech pack applicable to the JD Williams brand.

EDUCATION                                                                                                                         
Fashion Design Semester, Berlin                                               2017
Universität der Künste

Fashion Business Intensive Course, Madrid                             2016
ISEM, Universidad De Navarra

BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Development, London            2014 – 2018
London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London)

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Co. Durham               2013 – 2014
Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College
Distinction, BTEC National Diploma


 

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