Katie Buckland

Creative Assistant

London, United Kingdom
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About me



  • Textile Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Iris van Herpen

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      Fameed Khalique

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        Holly Young Millinery

        Work history


        Creative Assistant

        Fameed Khalique

        Aug 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Full time position, offered after a three month internship, based in the London showroom and offices Working in response to the Managing Director’s briefs to create and develop new products and material collections for both the interior design and retail brands Understanding the properties, processes and applications of the material collections which include metals, plastics, textiles, leather, semi-precious stone, wood and glass Liaising directly with an international network of suppliers to create bespoke samples and help to track orders Regularly involved in visual merchandising for the showroom and the Harrods concession Assisting the sales team with material selections and product knowledge in client presentations Managing the social media profiles, ensuring they are regularly updated and match the company’s brand image


        Studio Assistant

        Holly Young Millinery

        Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
        • Truro, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Fortnightly studio assistant involved in the design and production of bespoke and ready-to-wear headpieces and accessories for occasion wear Worked with a variety of materials including sinamay, wool, lace, feathers and crystals Managed the studio when Holly was on leave with tasks including; studio admin, production, customer appointments and processing online orders


        Textile Design Intern

        Iris van Herpen

        Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
        • Amsterdam, Netherlands
        • Internship
        • Full time, three month internship in the Amsterdam atelier working on the Couture Collection, Seijaku AW16 Utilised hand sewing and fabric manipulation techniques to construct and repair a wide variety of garments made from silk, leather, plastic, silicone and 3D printed materials Involved in material sourcing and testing prior to accessories production Selected to assist at the July 2016 Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris and on a photoshoot for ODDA Magazine; worked on castings, fittings and backstage



        BA (Hons) Textile Design : First Class

        Falmouth University

        Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
        • Falmouth, United Kingdom


        Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
        • Plymouth, United Kingdom
        • Textile Design (A*), Photography (A*), Psychology (B) and English Literature (C) 10 GCSE's (A*-B) including English and Maths