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  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Shoes
  • Interiors
  • Accessories
  • Clothing Alteration
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Shows
  • Technical Design
  • Production Assistant
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Work history



Oliver Spencer

May 2016
  • Marketing and E-commerce assistant London Collection: Men show preparation and front of house organisation


Mens Knitwear Designer

French Connection

Feb 2015 - Mar 2016
  • o Research concepts, interpret catwalk collections, compile inspirational mood boards for each collection and create colour palettes o Develop stitch techniques, yarns and dyes to create a variety of ideas o Travel to Pitti Filati (Florence) for sourcing and trend analysis o Daily contact with overseas offices, providing CADs and full tech packs o Lab-dip approvals and garment fits o Preparation of collection look books, swatch books and presentation shows to the CEO and buyers


Mens Footwear, Accessories Designer and Production Assistant

Oliver Spencer

Dec 2011 - Jan 2015
  • o Create seasonal concepts o Design and develop footwear and accessories collections, working closely with Oliver, the factories and suppliers o Assist with production across the entire range, including frequent trips to UK factories to QC production runs o Source trimmings and co-ordinate deliveries to factories o Involvement with preparations for London Collections: Men o Experience in retail at flagship store, internet sales, customer services and managing sample sales



Interior Design and Decoration

City Lit

Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
  • Short Course on interior design and decoration


Fashion Design

Northumbria University Newcastle

Aug 2007 - May 2011
  • Menswear/Knitwear