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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
I am a FASHION DESIGNER with a rich and varied experience of 9+ years in the field of Fashion and Apparel.Graduate in Fashion Design(2003-2007) from the premier Fashion Design Institute Nift,India. I Have worked with Avant Garde Designer Manish Arora to High street Fashion Brands at Splash and Iconic to Spanish and Italian Brands at The Fashion Net. Well acquainted with the middle east market .With 8 + years in the U.A.E . My key skills are Fashion Design,Fashion illustration,Print design,Innovative embroideries,Graphic Design,Fashion Trends Research & Analysis.My forte has been women's wear in all categories eveningwear,day or casual wear,office wear,uniform design,abayas and kaftans.
Sample work 2003-2007
Professional Summary Senior Fashion Designer Shaira 2013 – Present • Supervise work right from inception till ensembles. • Researching current/future fashion trends & competitor analysis. • Developing concepts, mood boards, color stories and Designing collections for the seasons Spring/Summer & Autumn/Winter based on the Research and brand profile. Print & Embroidery Design. • Fabric/Trims/ Print sourcing from suppliers/markets based on the Seasonal direction. • Oversee sample production and fits as per Designs to be presented at trade fair in Paris. Senior Fashion designer & Buyer The Fashion Net (www.liwastores.com) |2011 – 2013 | Abu Dhabi • Working with a varied brand portfolio. Apparel, Footwear, Accessories and Cosmetics Brands from Italy, Spain, UK, US, Australia, Turkey, Malaysia. • Sourcing & price negotiations • Research, Analysis and Idea generation for Developing/Designing Womenswear collections to launch TFN private label. • Travel to Spain and Italy attending trade fairs and market research for brands. Placing orders for next season and developing/spotting new brands/suppliers. • Working on product strategy and forecast for the next year. • Actively working with the marketing team for marketing and promotional ideas. • Work with the Visual Merchandiser for effective display and merchandising of the products • Staff Performance and Product Training • Store Opening Fashion designer & Buyer Splash & Iconic (www.splashfashions.com)|2009 – 2011| Dubai • Researching current and future fashion trends by Studying trend reports on websites like WGSN, STYLESIGHT, STYLE and VOGUE. • International Market research, consumer research & travel to Hong Kong Fashion Week. Regular visits to the malls for competition study. • Developing concepts, mood boards, color stories and Designing collections for the seasons spring, summer, autumn and winter based on the research and brand profile. Brands like ELLE, Nexus Woman, Iconic Smart • Sample/Fabric/Trims/ print sourcing from suppliers/markets based on the above direction and price negotiations. • Supervise work right from inception till ensembles working along with different departments. • Communicating with the suppliers and following up the developments till the final stage. • Fashion Show range development based on the directions given by the Core design team. • Brand and product strategy Assistant Fashion Designer Manish Arora (www.manisharora.ws) |2007 – 2009 | Delhi Ncr, India • Primarily designed for Paris Fashion Week (SS08, AW08-09, SS09) and also on several other domestic and export Orders, which were exclusively women’s wear both western and Indian. • Worked on developing new prints, embroideries, silhouettes for the collection • Supervised work right from inception till ensembles. • Dealt with clients like Lizzie Jagger, Preity Zinta, Queenie Dhodi etc and traveled pan India • Handled fashion shows, photo- shoots and other events. Fashion Design Intern Mtv Gear |2006 | Bangalore, India • Designed an independent range of garments in the women’s wear segment which was highly appreciated and went for production. • Developed a range of music and humor led prints for men’s t-shirts for release in August 2006 • Carried out extensive market research and worked on new ideas for Branding, Packaging and Visual Merchandising for the brand. Fashion Designer Ministry of textiles July 2005– August 2005(1 month) Delhi, India • Craft Documentation & Prototype development on the native craft of Chamba- The Chamba Rumaal TANUSHRI Contact: +971566589530 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Education Bachelor of Design(Fashion Design) National Institute of Fashion technology August 2003– May 2007(4 Years) Delhi, India Awards/Achievements Represented NIFT at the International Final 2007 hosted by the Miami School of Arts and Design. FL at Miami in the fashion category of the Art of Fashion competition organized by the San Francisco De Young Museum, CA The award for the “Most Practical Collection” in the graduating show Fashionova’07
National Institute Of fashion Technology,New Delhi,India