- Good performance on the shop floor allowed me to leverage a placement in the womenswear office - Sat in with meetings with shop floor managers discussing sell through - Observed and assisted with remerchandising the shop floor - Gained a greater understanding of critical path and the buying process - Accompanied and assisted the buyer to wholesale companies as she selected a new range - Assisted with delivery of reports - Inputted and checked purchase orders - Communicated with companies with reference to returns, which allowed me to see which styles weren’t selling
- Retail position to help finance university - Selling big brands such as Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Armani - Took the initiative to learn about fabrics and fabric composition, which enriched my design practice
- Creating one off and small runs of customised casualwear - Purely self motivated, made use organisational and time management skills - Was consulted on design details and fabric choices
I have just completed year 2 of this course which has given me excellent opportunities to work with live, industry briefs.
Btec Extended Diploma