I have just finished my Final year of a BA Fashion Design course, specialising in Womenswear at the University of Leeds, and am currently looking for a position in the fashion industry in which I can use all of the skills I have learnt through my four years at University. I have experience in the fashion industry through my internships at Erdem and Three Graces London, enriching my studies and teaching me invaluable skills such as the use of ze donk. I am keen to learn and add to my skill set, focused on achieving results and ﬁnding solutions to problems, as a dedicated student and employee with conﬁdence in my creativity and imagination. I can work well under pressure, either as part of a team or individually, seeking a challenging environment which will enable further development of my skills.
- Marine Utility x COSMarine Utility x COS is an Autumn/Winter collection for 2021, inspired by the clothing worn by fishermen throughout time. It utilises an aesthetically simplistic utility-style silhouette. The traditional fisherman's Gansey has inspired the knitwear within the collection, along with the structures of fishing nets. The overall feel of the collection is that it is quite 'masculine', as it is inspired by the fishermen and the industrial style clothes they wear to work. The collection's muse, Guenive
- Kimono x WhistlesKimono x Whistles is a Spring/Summer collection inspired by ancient Japanese artworks. The prints and patterns in these works will be alluded to throughout the collection in bold colours on lightweight garments perfect for the Summer weather. The collection will channel sophistication, with the designs centring around their muse, influencer and socialite Olivia Palermo. Kimono style wrapped silhouettes will also feature heavily, embracing Japanese cultural dress within this ecclectic collection.
- DelineationTHIS PROJECT IS CENTRED AROUND INNOVATIVE IDEAS, AND THE CREATION OF A NEW CONCEPT, EXPLORING THE IDEA OF SLOW FASHION AND ITS REBELLION AGAINST THE ‘THROW-AWAY’ SOCIETY FACILITATED BY FAST FASHION. IN LIGHT OF THIS, I WILL AIM TO DESIGN A COLLECTION THAT PROMOTES SLOW FASHION, AND THE IDEA OF HOLDING ONTO GARMENTS AND TREASURING THEM, IN SOME CASES AS A FAMILY HEIRLOOM, PASSING THEM DOWN GENERATIONS OR GIVING THEM TO A CLOSE FRIEND TO MAXIMISE THEIR LIFECYCLE LENGTH AND REBEL AGAINST THE FAST F
Studio InternThree Graces London
- London, United KingdomInternship
As the only intern in a small company, I was given a lot of responsibility in this role, cutting most of the ﬁnal sample garments for the Resort and Spring 2020 photo shoots and drawing up all of the speciﬁcation drawings for these seasons. I was involved in shipping and packing our customer orders from our website using Zedonk , and pick & packing for larger clients such as Selfridges. I was responsible for uploading the designs and raw materials into Zedonk and managing our stock using this system, also aiding in deigning our website layout and uploading products to this.
Product Development InternErdem
- London, United KingdomInternship
During my time at Erdem I learnt a number of new skills. These include creating sampling packages for factories, building fabric and embroidery development boards for design meetings, assisting with raw material sourcing and preparing garments and styling pieces for the SS19 show alongside dressing models at the LFW show.
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Fashion Design
- Print Design
- Wacom Tablet
- Womenswear Design
BA Fashion Design with INDUniversity of Leeds
- Leeds, United Kingdom
I have recently completed my Fashion Design degree at the University of Leeds, specialising in Womenswear. The highlight of my degree has been seeing how much I have improved throughout my university experience, honing my individuality and deign style and being able to take ownership of this. University has been one big learning curve, and I feel that I am so much more prepared to head out into industry now, with all the experience from both my university course and my Year in Industry placements.