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Fiona D'Souza

FASHION DESIGNER

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationMilan, Italy
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  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Digital Illustrator - Fashion Product Developer

About me

I am a Fashion Designer with a Masters in Fashion Design pursued in Milan, Italy. Prior to this, I have almost 4 years experience in the fashion industry. I have studied and collaborated in Mumbai, London and Milan and continue to do the same. My skills include fashion forecasting and concept development, material exploration and details and especially technical drawings.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Design
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Trend Analysis Forecasting
  • Fashion Forecasting and Marketing
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Coreldraw

Work history

2017

Fashion Design Assistant

Lucio Vanotti srl

Oct 2017 - Dec 2017
  • Milan, Italy
  • Internship
  • Fashion Research, Silhouette development and technical drawing

2016

Fashion Designer

Orvana London

Jan 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Thematic research and design developments for the upcoming season. Development of technical specification sheets to help in the sampling process overseas. Garment fittings and production style sheets.

2015

Womenswear Fashion Designer

Bewakoof Brands Pvt. Ltd

May 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Full Time
  • Fashion forecasting and market research for the future seasons along with selecting fabrics, prints and colour stories for the same. Developing patterned samples with finished details and creating technical specifications for all approved samples to facilitate production. Managing E-commerce shoots and styling for the same.

2014

Fashion Designer

Chemistry (Esjay Intl)

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • Mumbai, India
  • Full Time
  • Analyzing designs and silhouettes based on Parisian fashion forecast and developing creative samples. Working closely with the sampling team to develop samples with detailed finishes. Overseeing model fittings and costings for garments made.

2013

Fashion Designer

Shirt Company (I) Ltd.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Mumbai, India
  • Full Time
  • Developing theme and colour boards based on trends forecasted along with fabric and trims selection. Sample development and handing over finished samples for production. Presenting at trade fairs and managing lifestyle shoots for promotions.

Education

2017

MA in Fashion Design

Domus Academy

Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
  • Milan, Italy

2016

Graduate Diploma Fashion Design Technology

London College of Fashion

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom

2012

Jul 2008 - May 2012
  • Kolkata, India

Awards

2017

Vogue Talents #8 (judged by Sara Maino)

Vogue italia

  • 2nd prize winner, awarded 50% scholarship for Masters