Charlotte Lewis

Fashion Designer

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Projects

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About me

Fashion designer Charlotte Lewis undertook her foundation course at the Arts University Bournemouth and went on to graduate from the Manchester School of Art with a Fashion BA in 2014. She has since released 2 collections. Sisterhood is Powerful drew inspiration from 1970s erotica, bedroom interiors and the feminist movement, creating a chintzy and girly collection, with a dash of politics. Her designs heavily feature collaged digital print and embroidery and have been described as 'fun, playful and unabashedly girly'. The second collection - Moon Sisters - was inspired by the 1950’s B-movie ‘Queen of Outerspace’ and questions gender roles and whether systems of oppression are symptomatic of gender roles or humanity as a whole. It also references the work of pop artist Robert Rauschenburg and 1970s street style. ​ Charlotte Lewis' pieces have been featured at Graduate Fashion Week, in Nick Knight's fashion film 'Girly' as well as numerous publications including Garage, Vogue.co.uk, Polyester, Rookie, The Huffington Post, Noctis, Baby G, Vice and Ballad of...

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Print Design
  • Accessories
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Print Designer
  • Ecommerce
  • Ecommerce Photography
  • Digital Embroidery
  • Embroidery
  • Embroidery Digitising
  • Magento Ecommerce
  • Apparel Design
  • Apparel Production

Work history

Currently

Ecommerce Photographer

Beyond Retro

May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Style and photograph products Set up lighting Edit photographs on Photoshop Analyse sales and pull bestsellers accordingly Input products using Magento and Apparel Manager Allocate and package items to stores

2015

Production Co-ordinator

Beyond Retro

Jun 2015 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Priced and processed product for the stores Graded product according to design, quality and desirability Conducted comparison shops to other vintage and high street stores Used POS and inventory to price and record product Adhered to trend report pricing guides for each season

2013

Fashion Design Assistant

David Longshaw

Jul 2013 - Oct 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Toiled garments, creating and adjusting the patterns Inserted linings and hand finished garments Created props and animal heads for Matchesfashion.com window displays Installed window displays at Matchesfashion.com stores Assisted live project with Michelin-starred restaurant and Matchesfashion.com where David illustrated the windows and took photos for social media

2013

Fashion Design Assistant

Hermione De Paula

May 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Sourced, selected and ordered suitable fabrics and fastenings from stores and mills Liaised with factories to deliver patterns and give instructions as well as collect completed garments Sized and traced patterns Selected appropriate accessories at PR company for photo-shoot Labelled and packed products to complete orders Sewed beading and embellishment on fragile garments Uploaded press and lookbook to website

Education

2014

Fashion Design BA Hons

Manchester School of Art

Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Manchester, United Kingdom