Emily Dunnett
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Emily Dunnett

Fashion DesignerNewark-on-Trent, Newark, United Kingdom
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Emily Dunnett

Fashion DesignerNewark-on-Trent, Newark, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a Fashion Design BA graduate from Sheffield Hallam University class of 2020. I have a keen interest in menswear and sportswear and see these as areas I want to pursue a career in.
Projects
  • Urban Outfitters: Menswear mini project
    Urban Outfitters: Menswear mini projectThis is a self set brief aimed at the Urban Outfitters Man. I wanted to create a mini project setting out the customer profile, trend research, fabrication and inital designs using Clo3D software.
  • TIKTOK X GFF Residency
    TIKTOK X GFF ResidencyIn July 2020 I undertook a week long residency in London at FashionEnter. This was the result of winning a competition set by the Graduate Fashion Foundation to design merchandise for the TIKTOK EU company. I learnt a lot from this week and it was a great oppertunity to learn more about industry production and manufactuing standards.
  • Barbour: Mini Project
    Barbour: Mini ProjectAs part of a job application for british heritage brand Barbour I decided to undertake a mini project titled “urban explorer”.
  • Regatta: Mini Project
    Regatta: Mini ProjectA mini project I created for the Outdoor and Leisure brand Regatta. I focused on one of there best selling jackets the "“Men’s Thornridge II Waterproof Insulated Walking Jacket.” I analysed the DNA of this jacket to create variations of the design, along with detailed external and internal technical drawings.
  • KOI X Graduate Fashion Foundation - "Giggle Water"
    KOI X Graduate Fashion Foundation - "Giggle Water"Competition brief to design a shoe for KOI, inspired by a music, culture or movement. This project is centred on the prohibition era of the 1920's. A term for champagne at the time was "giggle water" I used this as inpiration for circular designs, alongside scalloped Mary Jane shoes popular at the time.
  • Chip off the Old Block
    Chip off the Old BlockA selection of work from my graduate collection. This project is an exploration into ideas surrounding masculinity, the relationship between father and son and how men find comfort in communities. This project follows a young boy growing up idolising his dad who finds solace in the communities of football, working mens clubs and motorbikes.
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Projects credited in
  • Meet the GFF 2020 Sportswear & Leisurewear Award Nominees
    Meet the GFF 2020 Sportswear & Leisurewear Award NomineesPerformance, and non-performance sportswear or ‘athleisure’ have grown extensively in recent years. Combined, ‘athletics’ and ‘leisure’ is clothing that was developed for sport activities but is worn in everyday life, or free time, or sportswear for non-athletic activities that have become increasingly seen in streetwear and on the catwalks. This award is open to all sportswear and leisurewear categories i.e. performance and non-performance sportswear, athleisure and leisurewear. Meet the nomine
Work history
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    Graduate Fashion Foundation logo
    TIKTOK ResidencyGraduate Fashion Foundation
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    In July 2020 I undertook a week long residency in London at FashionEnter. This was the result of winning a competition set by the Graduate Fashion Foundation to design merchandise for the TIKTOK EU company. I learnt a lot from this week and it was a great oppertunity to learn more about industry production and manufactuing standards.
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    Studios and Collections Work PlacementFyodor Golan
    Chancery Ln, London, UKInternship
    A 6 month studio work placement, that covered a variety of roles working on the SS19, Resort 20 and AW20 collections. This included fabric sourcing, pattern adaption, basic toiling, organisation of fabric archives, compiling technical packs, using Zedonk software, assisting in fittings and castings, print development and general day to day running of the studio.
Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Fashion Concept
  • Menswear
  • Sports Design
  • Fashion Drawing
  • Sewing
  • Design Development
  • Microsoft
Education
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    Fashion Design BA (Hons)University of Sheffield Hallam
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    A 4 year BA Fashion Design course including a one year placement.
Awards
    Graduate Fashion Foundation logo
    Graduate Fashion Foundation logo
    Sportswear and Leisurewear Award ShortlistedGraduate Fashion Foundation
    I was shortlisted for the Sportswear and Leisurewear award hosted by the Graduate Fashion Foundation. This was a national competition for all fashion graduates from 38 universities, this was due to my project titled "Get Your Motor Runnin'". As part of the process I had the opportunity to present my work to industry specialists from Wonderland. magazine and WGSN.