Isabel Hambly
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Isabel Hambly

Fashion DesignerOxford, United Kingdom
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Isabel Hambly

Fashion DesignerOxford, United Kingdom
About me
Womenswear Fashion Design graduate, specialising in sustainable denim in my final year. Currently one of 20 finalists worldwide for ISKO Sustainable Denim Competition 2020. 10 weeks work experience as an apparel and concept designer for Purple Label Ralph Lauren at the New York Headquarters, summer 2019. Featured on the Graduate Fashion Week website homepage, and work showcased in an article. Nominated by Nottingham Trent for the Graduate Fashion Week Technical Drawing Award. Winner of Next Menswear Competition 2019. 2 weeks work experience as a Fashion Designer for Next at their Head Office in Leicester, summer 2019.
Projects
  • Women at War
    Women at WarShortlisted as 1 of 20 finalists internationally for the ISKO Sustainable Denim Competition 2020. This project explores the battles of two groups of women across history and throughout the globe. Research into British women during WW2, taking on 'Victory Jobs' to protect their country, whilst also ingeniously finding ways to 'Make-do-and-mend' during rationing, an inherently sustainable practice. Inspiration also taken from contemporary global issues, researching the 'Akashinga' Women (Brave
  • Quintessentially British: By the Seaside
    Quintessentially British: By the SeasideSustainable denim womenswear collection, using fabrics made from organic cotton, low water usage processes, and without the use of toxic chemicals. An ironic exploration into the everyday lives of people who live and work in British coastal towns, in contrast to the tourists who holiday there. Drawing inspiration from the everyday realities of the local fishermen, focussing on their denim workwear, and reusing the fishing nets they work with, which also wash up on the British coastline. Imagery
Work history
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    Graduate Fashion Foundation logo
    Fashion Design StudentGraduate Fashion Foundation
    United KingdomFull Time
    Fashion Design student at a Graduate Fashion Foundation member university.
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    Next logo
    Fashion DesignerNext
     - Leicester, United KingdomInternship
    2 week internship for Next in Leicester.
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Skills
  • Denim Design
  • Womenswear Design
  • Sustainability
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Technical Drawing
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Manufacturing
  • Print Design
Education
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    BA (Hons) Fashion DesignNottingham Trent University
     - Nottingham, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Fashion Design at Nottingham Trent University.
Awards
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    ISKO I-SKOOLIsko I-skool™ Denim Awards
    Finalist for ISKO I-SKOOL Denim Awards.
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    Next logo
    Next MenswearNext
    Winner of Next Menswear competition 2019.