Annabel Knowles




  • Fashion
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Photoshop
  • Organization

Work history



Baker and Bray

Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Organizing factory packs, construction guidance sheets and tracing patterns to be sent off to factories. Updating the website stock Dealing with press and customer enquiries Liaising with suppliers, ordering and sourcing fabrics and components for new productions Researching dog events and advertising options


Personal Assistant

Nylander Couture

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Organizing production schedule for clients so that we meet each deadline on time without clashes. Managing studio when company owner was away making sure production team are on track and know the priority pieces to work on. Liaising with clients, designers and stylists, arranging and attending meeting and fittings alongside booking models. Experienced working with a diverse clientele base Sourcing difficult to find fabrics, bespoke hardware, trimmings, specific packaging and doing inventories and pattern lays for designers to work out quantities needed. Liaising with overseas factories and suppliers on behalf of clients for sealed samples and production. Outsourcing workload to London based factories when necessary and arranging factory packs along with CAD pattern grading. Creating quotes for clients using knowledge of pattern cutting and sewing to determine hourly timeline from sketch and overseeing their financials. Quality controlling garments, occasionally pattern cutting and sewing for clients.




Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
  • Making up lingerie for customer demand and for campaigns. Contacting stores for buyers contact details. Toiling and helping develop new pieces for the collection. Pattern drafting and grading. Creating excel spreadsheets to keep up to date with stock quantities. Organizing the studio space.



Fashion BA

University of the West of England, Bristol

Aug 2011 - Apr 2014
  • Fashion Design


Art and Design Foundation

Arts University Bournemouth

Aug 2010 - Apr 2011
  • Fashion and Textiles Pathway


Art and Design AS, A-levels in Fashion and Textiles, English Language, Drama and Threatre Studies, A

Esher College

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010
  • Art and Design AS, A-Levels in Fashion and Textiles, English Language, Drama and Threatre Studies, also compleated and Arts Award Gold level