Senior Womenswear Designer Tommy Jeans Global
Feb 2016 - Present (5 years 8 months)
My chief responsibilities are the design, development and coordination of the Dresses, Skirts, Woven Tops and Soft Woven Pants product categories for the Tommy Jeans Global Womenswear collection
(wholesale, 4 collections a year). Frequent travel for both inspiration and production purposes.
Senior Trend Analyst (Womenswear & Childrenswear)
London, United Kingdom
Jan 2015 - Jul 2015 (6 months)
Forecasting future trends for an online publication; catwalk analysis, interpreting key trade shows, looking at contemporary social and cultural influences and identifying how they impact fashion. Reporting on retail and consumer habits, as well as merchandising themes to validate seasonal predictions. Communicating through social media, including writing a weekly blog feature along with posting current fashion news and editor picks on the online Trendstream.
Senior Womenswear Designer
Oct 2012 - Dec 2014 (2 years 2 months)
Responsible for the design development and co-ordination of all jersey products for the L.O.G.G. Ladies and the Organic Basics collection. Building the range from initial concept to final product based on current trends, commercial value and sales. Driving the product development forward by collaborating with multiple teams within the buying and production offices. Ensuring the best product through sourcing fabric, developing trims and garment fittings. Frequent international travel for both inspiration and production purposes.
Courses completed : Feedback 1 + 2, Leadership 1
Sep 2010 - Sep 2012 (2 years)
Multi-product designer for the Young Girl concept (Woven’s, 9 - 15 yrs old) and L.O.G.G. Girl concept (Knits & Jersey, 3 - 15 yrs old). Experienced designing casual wear and everyday staples as well as seasonal occasion wear.
Boyswear Design Assistant
Jan 2009 - Aug 2010 (1 year 7 months)
Assisting the product designer for L.O.G.G. Boys with the planning and development of the complete product range working across Woven, Knits and Jersey.
Ensuring that design tech packs are created and updated, as well as managing the collection overviews.
Responsible for the design of all yarn-dyed checks and stripes.