Creative, focused and detailed individual, always striving to succeed. All-encompassing interest in art, fashion, design and history. Inventive, inquisitive and experimental. Inspired through life experiences, the juncture of natural and synthetic materials, travelling, research, and visits to museums, exhibitions and art galleries. Through studying the creative subjects I have learnt that there are no limits and that experiments and risks are key to success. I am naturally goal-orientated and possess a strong work ethic. Expertise and knowledge of: • Industrial equipment and machinery, including sewing machines, overlockers, buttonholers, coverstitch • Design and concept development • Drawing and illustration • Usage of materials and fabric manipulation • Garment construction and pattern cutting • Industry leading technology design packages and tools such as Lectra Modaris, Lectra, Adobe Photoshop, Abode Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite, Wilcom Embroidery SuiteLocked Pro Plan feature
Attollo deliver lingerie that is perfectly designed for beautiful, feminine, shapely and flattering for D+ breasts. Carried out various duties for these lovely and innovative ladies, for example, undertaking market research, social media, stock management, creating marketing collateral, helping host a co-design day, and assisting with bra fittings at events. Designed their first suspender, which was launched in June 2019. Check out their blog - https://www.attollolingerie.com/attollo-world/
Couture company producing intricate embroidered bridal and occasional wear. Carried out various duties, including: hand sewing, beading, embroidery, styling, fittings, illustration/drawing, steaming/packaging garments, welcoming/liaising with clients, measurement/fit charts, and admin tasks.
Assisting behind the scenes on the making of the new commercial for No1 Rosemary Water. Exposed to camera testing for scenes, make-up and costume changes.
The Tunbridge Wells store is well known for being a challenging store where success required very efficient communication due to its many levels. - Developed customer service skills, team skills and general business acumen. - Handled money, utilising the payments system, and dealt directly with customers. - Involved in many stock checks, changed displays within the store, and ensured the store was tidy and well presented. - Helped with responsibility of opening and closing the store. - Took great pride in creating a welcoming and positive atmosphere for customers. - When invited to do so, enjoyed providing fashion advice.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Hatley Working with Tim provided an insight into the processes involved in film and costume design. Learnt that costume design in such a context involves working very closely with the cast and producers.
Feb-Apr 2019 - Designed a Balenciaga inspired jacket, selected to be remade in Dazzle camouflage for a WW1 centenary exhibition on ‘Dazzle & The Art of Defence’. 1st runner up in Graduate Fashion Week ‘Pudsey’ competition for design of official 2019 Children In Need T-shirt. Assisted in dressing models for AUB show at GFW 2018.
Cambridge Pre-U Art & Design - Level 3, D2 (Distinction 2) A Levels - Business Studies B, Classical Civilisation B 9 GCSE's (A*- B including Maths, English and Sciences)
A collaboration between George (Asda), Children in Need and Graduate Fashion Week. To design the 2019 Children in Need official charity t-shirt.