Worked as both fashion design and fashion communication assistant. Helped on a daily basis with the running of the studio and the preparation of Liz Black AW14 collection, assisting the designer, the patter cutters, the studio and marketing supervisors. Research, concept development, sketching, printing, computer manipulation, planning photo-shoots, dealing with suppliers, production sites and press.
Helping with the general running of the studio. Cutting samples, fabric trials, running various errands, basic pattern cutting and assisting with the AW14 show preparation.
Worked in collection photo-shoots for Vielma SS13. Assisted with the styling of the collection, helped the make-up artists and supervised the correct running of the photo-shoot. Model dresser for look book photo-shoot. Worked at Vielma showroom at Wolf&Badger during London Fashion Week. Helped sewing final pieces, deciding the final visual display and assisting with the showcase of AW13 collection to bloggers, buyers and press.
Experimented with different beading techniques. Significantly improved my hand sewing skills while working on samples and delicate bespoke gowns.