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  • Fernanda Yumi Fujiwara

    Fashion Designer & Researcher

    London, United Kingdom

Born and raised in southern Brazil, Fernanda Fujiwara has been living in London for the past five years where she graduated from BA Womenswear in 2012. Inspired by the interactions between distinctive cultures: how people carry or dissimulate their own traditions in order to be part of a global community, Fernanda Fujiwara is a passionate researcher, looking to raise deeper reflections into how people dress nowadays. fernandafujiwara@me.com

Work Samples

  • Editorial

  • LookBook - Graduate Collection

  • Illustrations & Research

Work History

WORK EXPERIENCE Nike + Centre for Sustainable Fashion (London) Designer (Aug, 2012 - Present) Designed and developed a menswear collection focused on sustainability and the use of new technologies. Intern at Felicity Brown, London jul - oct 2011 - cut and stiched garments - pattern cutting assistent - hand sewn finishes - sourced trims - assistant at fittings - dresser for the collection presentation - assistant at London Fashion Week exhibition - assistant at the catalogue photoshoot - shoe customization for the Collection presentation Intern Womenswear at Alexander McQueen, London jul - aug 2010 - hand sewn finishes - pattern Cutting and copying - cut and stiched garments - produced textiles samples Intern at Goldie London, London may - jul 2010 - produced samples to go to production - sourced inspiration images for mood boards - sourced Trims - jewelry making - pressed and steamed garments - assistant for Clothes Show London fair - technical drawings to go to production - hand sewn finishes EDUCATION sep - jul 12 BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Technology: Womenswear sep 09 - jul 11 Fda FDT Design Pattern Cutting London College of Fashion mar 05 - dec 08 BA Product Design University Ritter dos Reis apr - jul 09 Fashion Folio Central Saint Martins jan - apr 09 Fashion Design for Begginers Central Saint Martins Study Abroad - Fashion Design London College of Fashion mar - dec 06 Fashion Design Senai SKILLS / TECHNIQUES Creative Excellent all round skills, research, layouts and presentations, fabric dying, garment design and illustration. Confident Illustrator. Hand weaver and aplique enthusiast. Technical Refined womenswear pattern cutting and hand sewing. Precise construction skills. IT Confident user of the Adobe Package, Microsoft Office Products, Gerber Technology, Audaces, ProEngineer, AutoCad and Corel Draw.

Education

London College of Fashion Uniritter

Specialties

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