product design development
Mar 2012 - Present (10 years 2 months)
Ladies wear vintage inspired fashion – garment creation from illustration to completion. First flat pattern, sample machine sewing,
Fittings, alterations and production grading
Ladies wear designer
Jan 2012 - Present (10 years 4 months)
Ladies wear design for high fashion and club wear. First sample toile, first draft flat pattern, sample stand draping and machine sewing. High street market research - current trends and styles, fabric and trim sourcing, production sizing.
Fashion, Knitwear & Textile Designer, Creative Director
Jun 2011 - Present (10 years 11 months)
"Story Collection" - London, UK - Children wear design and construction
multi products; first sample toile; first draft flat pattern and construction, machine sewing and tailor finish techniques, production grading
Tara Starlet - London, UK - Ladies wear design and construction
First sample, first flat pattern, fittings, alteration, production grading.
Feebe Ltd - Feebie Fashion - London, UK - Ladies wear designer
Multi-product women wear design - soft separates, outerwear, and dresses. Collection development, fabric and trim finish research. CAD editing illustrations and color product range preparation
Misstique London - London, UK - Ladies wear design
Design ladies wear evening dresses, including illustration back & front view, fabric sample sourcing and trimming finish suggestion,
first toile sample made with flat paper patterns in single production size UK 12, alterations and construction
Duchelina Dove - London, UK - Design assistant and dress maker collaborator. Sewing and construction of ladies wear evening gown dresses, first toile and calico sample creation. Flat patterns drafting, alterations
and fittings, woven fabric manipulation and construction details, final garment creation with actual fabrics sewn and finishing.
Urban Vs Retro Fashion Show back stage assistant
Christos Aristotelous - London, UK - Children wear design
Children wear Rain Coat jacket designs - girls and boys style, Illustrations back & front view, sewing first toile, sample making and alterations, flat paper patterns in single production size UK6, alterations and construction
Bolli Daring - Monmouthshire, UK - Fashion Illustrator
Two Golden Fashion Illustrations 50/32cm - “Bolli Torch” & “Bolli Torchette” - mix media technique.Illustration/Image Buy Out for sale use by Bolli Darling design brief
May 2011 - Present (11 years)
creative print collections based on mix-media design techniques
Independent textile print design for international marketplace exposure / including interior design prints and fashion fabrics
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013 (5 months)
companies list include: Excel Clothing, De La Creme, PC Clothing, Shani, River Island, NEXT, Spirit Clothing, Top Shop, Jaeger, QRI Stiletto, OASIS, ASOS, Paragon Clothing
Ladies wear Designer
FAN New Trimmings Ltd.
Jun 2012 - Dec 2012 (6 months)
High street Ladies fashion. Multi-product design including illustrations, flats, first draft pattern, alterations, fittings, fabric and trim research and selection, first prototypes, sample sewing and construction, production package preparation, production sizing
Ladies wear Designer
Jun 2011 - 2012 (11 months)
Ladies wear wovens and jersey design, casual and evening wear, soft separates.
Assist Director with trend, color and market research.
Sample development from illustration to completion.
Pattern making and construction, production sizing.
Trim finishings and fabric sourcing.
Freelance fashion and knitwear designer
Christina Cundari, Sabah Mansoor, Maria Korovilas, Gergana Mollova
Nov 2009 - Jan 2011 (1 year 2 months)
Assistant Fashion and Knitwear Designer for collection garments - F/W 2011 and S/S 2012
Fabric development for knit coats, body suits, technical assistance with Design Directors, attending fittings, sample implementation, finishing and tailoring techniques, machine and hand sewing, pattern making and fabric cutting, embroidery stabilization, collection editing and realization
Jun 2006 - Nov 2010 (4 years 5 months)
work with clients / customer orders and delivery/communications, product ordering,
work in team at dynamic environment
textile assistant designer
Apr 2004 - May 2006 (2 years 1 month)
fabric development for textiles used in garments and interior design environment, furniture and repetitive patterns