Amber Colao
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Amber Colao

Fashion Designer and Junior SeamstressReading, United Kingdom
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Amber Colao
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Amber Colao

Fashion Designer and Junior SeamstressReading, United Kingdom
About me
BA Fashion (Design) Graduate from Arts University Bournemouth
Projects
  • Final Major Project
    Final Major ProjectMy Final Major Project, designed and created by myself during my final year at University. This collection aimed to raise awareness of the contributions women in science made on our understanding of the natural world. 'Forget-me-not' is an eco-conscious and sophisticated collection, that makes women feel strong and beautiful. Focusing on Mary Anning (English Palaeontologist) , along with other female earth scientists. Inspired by the vegetation, landscape and fossils of Dorset. The collection a
  • Industry Term at University: AUB x Burberry
    Industry Term at University: AUB x BurberryDuring the Industry Term at University in my Second Year, I worked in a group menswear project, collaborating with Burberry. As a group, we designed a 6-outfit collection, with each of us making 1 luxury high-end men's garment. The concept was inspired by each members family and heritage. I looked into my family's background in agriculture and equestrian, as well as my dad being in the Italian military. I designed and created a high-end, luxury men's shirt incorporating Wilcom Embroidery Softwa
  • Alice in Wonderland (Fashion Design Project)
    Alice in Wonderland (Fashion Design Project)My concept and initial inspiration for this project was influenced by our world with Covid-19. Learning that the impossible is possible and with such confusion and mayhem, reminded me of the plot in Alice in Wonderland. The idea of how people are now daydreaming of different worlds and scenarios where Covid-19 didn’t happen or exist, is similar to that of Alice's dreams of her Wonderland world. The maze scene in the film can relate to feelings of loss, confusion, loneliness, panic, all of which
Work history
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    Seamstress and LFW AssistantAnnie's Ibiza
    London, United KingdomInternship
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    Junior SeamstressGigi and Olive
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • CAD Lectra
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Digital Embroidery
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Drawing
  • Industrial Sewing
  • Hand Sewing
Education
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    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    BA (Hons) Fashion DesignArts University Bournemouth
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Fashion (Design) Graduate 2022
    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignArts University Bournemouth
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, awarded Distinction.
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Awards
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    Inside LVMHLVMH
    I had the opportunity to learn more about LVMH and the Luxury Industry through the 4 module course and completion of the final assessment.