Kim Bakker

Kim Bakker

fashion designerAmsterdam, Netherlands
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Kim Bakker

Kim Bakker

fashion designerAmsterdam, Netherlands
About me
All-round designer and product manager with 15 years of experience in menswear. Strong in making and translating creative concepts to high-end as well as a commercial vision and collection. A love for research, fit and technical experiment in; tops, bottoms, outerwear and tailored. Experienced in initiating and coordinating the production process with all it’s preparation; pattern making, technical drawings, specifications and style adjustments. A curious, stress resistant, inventive designer, who likes to learn in search for innovation. Believes that fashion should be made with care and responsibility towards people and the planet. Founder of Slash creative studio. Slash Creative Studio translates your brand identity into fashion – from the first idea to the finished product. Retailers, premium brands and fashion brands: we analyse your identity, we create designs that fit your brand positioning and we execute for and with you. To the ultimate goal: to strengthen your fashion DNA in a smooth and transparent process – aimed to success.
  • Client; Vice
    Client; ViceCreate a fashion identity for Vice. Translate the fashion identity into a high end merchandise collection. Take care of design and production.
  • Client; Buddha to Buddha
    Client; Buddha to BuddhaDesign a capsule collection for Buddha to Buddha and handle sourcing and production in Portugal.
  • Client; Tratlehner
    Client; TratlehnerStart-up the streetwear brand Tratlehner for Dutch rapper Freddy Tratlehner, known from "de jeugd van tegenwoordig" . Design the garments, design prints and source the right factories. Handle high quality production.
Work history
    Fashion designer and product managerGisou
    Almere, NetherlandsFreelance
    With slash we advise and create fashion products for Gisou.
    Fashion designer and product managerOU. Boutique Stories
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsFreelance
    With Slash creative studio we've build a private label for the retailer OU. boutique stories. With Slash I design as well as produce their own fashion brand.
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  • Fashion
  • Apparel Design
  • Concept Design
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Brand Identity
  • Fashion Menswear
  • Menswear
  • Lecturing
  • Apparel Production
  • Fashion Merchandising
    BA Degree Design cum laudeAmsterdam Fashion Institute
     - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    3D fashion design. Graduated Cum Laude with a menswear collection.