Catherine (Eun Bin) Whang

Fashion Graduate from Central Saint Martins

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Design
  • Illustration
  • Sewing
  • Textile Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Embroidery
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Draping
  • Technical Drawing
  • Embroidery and Embellishment Design
  • Fashion Branding
  • Knowledge in Color

Work history

2014

Designer Assistant Intern

Kilgour, No. 14 Savile Row

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • -Helped with the mock-ups and pattern cutting for A/W 2015 London Collection Men -Assisted the preparation of design specs including illustrations, instructions and measure -Organized the samples and fabric swatches -Helped with general studio duties including preparing Excel sheets for trims and fabrics

2014

Knitwear Department Intern

Christian Dior Couture

Mar 2014 - May 2014
  • -Helped with research for silhouettes, textiles, details and prepared research boards -Helped with drapings based on the research -Assisted fittings and meetings with the creative director of the house, Raf Simons -Helped with Photoshop work for color variantes -Worked on patterns and print placement

2014

Designer Assistant Intern

Trager Delaney

Jan 2014 - Feb 2014
  • -Helped with producing F/W 2014 collection by copying and tracing patterns, cutting fabrics, sourcing fabrics and doing fabric experimentations -Helped with pattern making and toiling and assisted fittings -Helped with general studio duties for the production for both S/S 2014 and F/W 2014 collection

2014

Textile Designer Intern

Bond Factory/dyloan Studio

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
  • -Helped with producing fabric prototypes for luxury fashion houses such as Chanel, Givenchy, Lanvin, Balenciaga, Roland Mouret to name few -Visited showroom in Milan to develop new technologies in fabric using thermowelding, bonding, 3D printing, etc and met fashion professionals in Italy

2013

3D Designer Assistant Intern

Céline

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
  • -Helped with producing S/S 2014 and Pre F/W 2014 collection by draping and making patterns, fabric experimentations, cutting fabrics, sewing toiles and also worked with leather and fur

2012

Pattern Department Intern

Christopher Kane

Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
  • -Helped with producing resort 2013 collection, S/S 2013 collection, and F/W 2013 collection by copying and tracing patterns, cutting fabrics, sewing toiles, handsewing show samples, embroidery and visited factory -Helped with quality checking garments and general studio duties within production department -Assisted backstage during S/S 2013 and F/W 2013 show working closely with the designer

2012

Collection Development Intern

Roland Mouret

Mar 2012 - Mar 2012
  • -Helped with producing A/W 2012 collection and S/S 2013 collection by cutting fabrics, handsewing toiles, making and tracing patterns

2011

Designer Assistant Intern

Roksanda

Sep 2011 - Nov 2011
  • -Gained experience of colors and fabrics by researching and sourcing -Helped with quality checking garments and handsewing

2011

Embroidery Designer Assistant Intern

Alexander Mcqueen

May 2011 - Jun 2011
  • -Helped with designing embroidery for S/S 2012 collection by making collages, Photoshop work on the computer, drawing and handsewing the samples

2011

Designer Assistant Intern

Yasmin Kianfar

Mar 2011 - Jun 2011
  • -Helped with making patterns for S/S 2012 collection, tracing and copying patterns, sewing toiles, and gained insight into how fashion business works

2011

Overseas Correspondent

Mu-um

Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
  • -Photographed and wrote reviews about the art and design exhibitions that were showing in London for Korean art archive website, Mu-um

2011

Volunteer

Access2 Fashion Event

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
  • Selected among 200+ students -Invited to Access2 Fashion Event hosted by Former President of the National Magazine Company Sir Terry Mansfield, met fashion industry professionals such as Executive of Escada, Denise Shepherd, Former Chief Executive of River Island, Richard Bradbury CBE and Doreen Adusei, MBE of Fashionworks to name few and had opportunity to listen to their experiences and networked with them

2011

Dresser for Vauxhall Fashion Scout

Fashion Mode

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
  • -Worked closely with the designer, Florian Jayet (Fashion Mode) for the A/W 2011 show as a team organising the line-up, dressing the models, and communicating with make-up and hair team

2010

Research Assistant Intern

FnC Kolon

Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
  • -Helped with photographing on the street, Photoshop work on the computer, Internet and library research for images, and Korean translation for the trend reports for global Korean fashion group, FnC Kolon

2010

Designer Assistant Intern

Edeline Lee

Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
  • -Helped with cutting fabrics, tracing and copying patterns, trend research and fabric sourcing

2008

Youth Council

Art Gallery of Ontario

Sep 2007 - May 2008
  • Selected among many candidates -Organised and participated art related events for youth and worked with local and international artists as a team

Education

2015

Fashion Design with Marketing

Central Saint Martins

Sep 2011 - May 2015
  • BA Fashion

2009

Foundation Studies in Art and Design

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2008 - May 2009

    Awards

    2014

    Shortlisted for the Samsung Fashion Design Fund Scholarship

    2013

    BOND-IN Paris Project

    • BOND-IN Project, ModAmont A/W 14-15 Premiere Vision Pluriel -Exhibited a design project and textiles at ModAmont A/W 14-15 as a part of BOND-IN Paris project and won the prize (