Kristina Golightly

EDITOR IN CHIEF / FREELANCE STYLIST

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Art Direction
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Editor In Chief

The Ingenue Magazine

Mar 2015
  • • Created fashion magazine from concept to on shelf publication stocked in 20+ countries • Style main editorial fashion shoots • Following sales figures and sales marketing strategy with our distributors • Representing the magazine at international fashion weeks • Overseeing social media to include fashion/ art/ trends/ photography and cultural content • Commissioning of photographers/ stylist and HMU teams • Booking models – going to model go sees etc. • Fostering advertising relationships with luxury brands • Working with publicists to secure celebrity talent • Working with luxury PR’s and designers to secure clothing • Commission interviews/ writers suitable to the voice of The Ingénue

2016

Freelance Stylist

Freelance

Mar 2013 - May 2016
  • • Freelance styling for brand lookbooks and E-commerce • Freelance styling for advertising campaigns • Freelance styling for fashion shows at New York and London fashion week • Freelance styling for brands in-house events and functions: Swarovski / Topshop etc.

2015

Junior Fashion Editor

Violet Magazine

Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
  • • Assisted in starting the publication • Extensive research into shoot concepts • Style main fashion stories • Overseeing the Fashion Assistants and Interns • Researching emerging talent • Communicate with luxury designers and PRs to liaise and organize looks for shoots • Attend press days to represent the magazine and source for upcoming editorial

2013

Junior Fashion Editor

Lula Magazine

Feb 2011 - Aug 2013
  • • Stylist assistant to Leith Clark • Style main fashion stories • Attend fashion shows and follow current trends • Communicate with designers and PRs to lease and organize looks for shoots • Attend press days to represent the magazine and source for upcoming editorial • Oversee social media • Consistent communication with advertisers

2010

International Sales Supervisor

Vivienne Westwood

Mar 2007 - Nov 2010
  • • Extensive research for new projects including collaborations with suppliers and department stores • Sourcing potential clients in Europe and Internationally • Visiting existing clients to document current trade market and individual sell thrus • Ensure quality distribution through visual merchandising and images etc. • Management of showroom sales team for Red Label and Man lines • Managing strategic accounts, corners and franchises: optimization of revenue by product line (restocking, exchanges) • Negotiation of purchase conditions and monitoring client’s payments • Order administration (with numerous suppliers) management of inventory and sales analysis • Illustrator technical drawings and image design • Organisation of event and showcases; primarily fashion shows in London Paris and Milan • Brand and specialized training sessions for staff, dept. stores, corners and franchisees • Develop collections with designers based on previous sales figures

Education

2005

Fashion Journalism

London College of Fashion

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005