Working in a textiles design studio with clients such as Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, Acne Studios, &Other Stories. Designing, developing and making textiles samples for different projects according to the creative direction given and possible clients.
Toiling and pattern cutting for the Pre Fall 2019 collection. Hand stitching embellishments on a coat commissioned by Selfridges. Efficient daily studio management.
Assisted in the atelier creating and making the Spring 2018 Haute Couture collection Interpreting inspirational images into woven textiles for samples and final garments. Precise hand sewing, cutting fabric and garment construction. Created fabric flowers with traditional methods and tools by analysing a reference image Worked backstage for Couture Fashion Week Spring 2018 Assisted atelier team with toiling an entire past collection for a commission. Assisted with a look commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum, NYC: pattern cutting and Swarovski crystal application.
Assisted the atelier in the making of the Spring/ Summer 18 collection for London Fashion Week Adjusted patterns and accurately cut final samples. Created toiles to be shown in fittings with Simone. Worked with delicate fabrics, such as tulle, using pleating and gathering to precise standards. Development and construction of embellishment: beading and detailed hand stitching. Worked backstage on London Fashion Week SS18
Assisted the Ready to Wear designer with the construction of AW17, London Fashion Week Contributed to design research. Confidently used Adobe Illustrator to create technical drawings and colour-ups. Created specifications of bags and coats and very detailed registration drawings. Pattern cutting and toile making of show garments in latex, wool, leather, and fur. Responsibility for cutting most of the coats in final fabrics. Fusing, tracing and making pattern alterations when necessary. Direct liaison with designer Anya, suggesting colours and leather decoration placements. Worked backstage on London Fashion Week AW17.