Chanelle Edwards is a designer, artist and word play enthusiast currently masquerading as a sales and styling assistant in London. A self-confessed culture fiend, obsessed with current affairs, youth and consumer culture and more recently - sign painting, intent on traveling the world to research and discover the lifestyles and experiences of the people living in it, Chanelle create graphics, illustrations and content inspired by this for her emerging t-shirt brand and media platform ‘Clinically Abeast’, wanting to tell and share stories about people in every medium. Always creating she also makes rubber clothing in her spare time. Eager to put her creative, research and conversational skills to some use, she is currently looking for a new role; a whole new career! Where she can immerse herself in design or communications; media, advertising, strategy or research.Locked Pro Plan feature
I make vest, dress and skirt sculptures by hand using a biodegradable liquid rubber #wearyourartout I'm currently working on my first collection of plain coloured pieces.
An emerging t-shirt brand and media platform creating socially and environmentally aware products and content inspired by the world and the people living in it. My role involves: Researching, creating and sharing content for all social media and blog channels Designing graphics and creating lettering for future product lines and editorial content. Organising and conducting interviews.
Processing weekly store deliveries has become my main responsibility. Also providing customer service, personal styling and visual merchandising assistance helping to achieve sales and store targets (KPIs)
Assisted on and contributed to editorials for publications such as I.D, W, Hero, Zoo, Stylist, Noon and Under the Influence magazine’s. I have worked on campaigns for companies such as ‘Tusting’ leather bags and ‘Duffy NY' knitwear and I have also dressed actresses for the BIFA awards show in London.
Work placements and internships: Edward Enninful -2 years (styling) Regularly compiling research and inspiration documents for each shoot with an emphasis on finding fresh and original content. Shoot preparation: sourcing and finding new emerging designers and artist’s work to use, doing returns and check ins. Keeping up to date with current trends and popular culture regularly visiting galleries, attending talks, shows and events, visiting markets and reading online blogs and print magazines. Building good relationships with stylists and the talent, liaising with pr and production teams. Giles - 2 months (design studio assistant) General daily design studio duties; sourcing fabrics, going to suppliers and wholesalers. Hand sewing and embroidery (focusing on bead work) as well as shoe and accessory design. Undertaking fabric experiments, I produced samples and created embellishment swatches; I also developed hand worked prints and textile samples. I was also a dresser backstage during their SS11 London fashion week show. Swash - 3 months (design) Administration work. Hand colouring prints, cutting and sewing, working with placement prints, sourcing fabrics and supplies; packing orders for shipments to clients. I was solely in charge of the creation and production of show pieces for an installation and display at Liberties department store in London, and I also worked on their collection photo shoot and look book. W - 2 months (magazine) (New York) Working within the fine jewellery department and closely with the features and fashion team assisting editors and the creative director with general and administrative tasks. I researched and sourced items, did trend and style reports. I kept the closet and folders organized and prepared for photo shoots; doing check ins, dealing with expenses and overseeing insurance and deliveries. As well as doing archiving, filing and photography work.I helped arrange team events.