Mina Tahir

Fashion Designer

  • Matt Willey
  • James Dawe
  • Alexander Milnes
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About me

Mina Tahir an Egyptian/American designer, creative director, and photographer whose design sensibility seamlessly blends her heritage, artwork, and textiles with the past, present and future.

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Skills

  • Fashion Design
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Styling
  • Graphic Design
  • Textile Design
  • Videography
  • Photography

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Spring Studios

    Spring Studios

    • Design & Creative
  • Michael Kors

    Michael Kors

    • Fashion
  • P

    Parsons School of Design

    • V

      Vogue Arabia

      Work history

      Currently

      Change Agent / Sustainable Fashion Leader

      Youth Fashion Summit

      Mar 2018
      • Copenhagen, Denmark
      • Freelance
      • Future Sustainable Fashion Leader at the Copenhagen Youth Fashion Summit on sustainability in fashion organized by Global Fashion Agenda & Copenhagen School of Design & Technology in partnership with United Nations Global Compact initiative. ‣ Participant at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018 - 2019 ‣ Focus on SDG5 Gender Equality ‣ Head of Graphic Design for SDG5 Team

      2017

      Textiles Assistant

      Michael Kors

      Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
      • New York, United States
      • Freelance
      • ‣ Archived and organized fabrics for Michael Kors Collection | SS18 RTW, FW18, Pre-Fall 18 ‣ Assisted with showroom/runway production | labels, look boards, and tags ‣ Organized atelier supplies

      2017

      Adobe Creative Suite Tutor

      Parsons School of Design

      Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
      • New York, United States
      • Full Time

      2017

      Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
      • New York, United States
      • Internship
      • ‣ Cover Shoot Intern | November 2017 Issue ‣ Worked alongside Anya Ziourova and assistant stylist

      2018

      Client Services Associate

      Spring Studios

      Mar 2016 - May 2018
      • New York, United States
      • Freelance
      • ‣ Worked alongside events producer and client services manager ‣ Assisted in management of seasonal interns ‣ Assisted in organization and maintenance of studio(s) ‣ Handled customer service for VIP clients ‣ Facilitated runway, photoshoot, and event production | FOH + BOH ‣ Designed production day sheet for client services team ‣ Clients | Calvin Klein, Altuzzara, Jason Wu, Opening Ceremony, Zac Posen, & more

      2016

      Fashion Week Intern

      Spring Studios

      Feb 2015 - Feb 2016
      • New York, United States
      • Internship
      • ‣ Assisted with runway show production | FOH + BOH ‣ Worked alongside client services manager to manage client relationships ‣ Assisted with studio(s) maintenance, appearance, and layout

      2015

      PR / Social Media Intern

      Modellounge NYC

      Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
      • New York, United States
      • Internship
      • ‣ Produced content for social media outlets | editing + copywriting ‣ Assisted in planning, organizing and producing events | NYFW, BeatsbyDre x ML Townhouse ‣ Managed client relationships

      2015

      Design Development & Social Media Intern

      Antwerp Atelier

      Sep 2014 - Feb 2015
      • New York, United States
      • Internship
      • ‣ Developed content for social media outlets and blog ‣ Designed and developed marketing tools | posters + video ‣ Worked on technical flats and assisted with design development documentation ‣ Sourced fabrics, trims, and notions ‣ Assisted head designer with pattern making and cutting ‣ Archived and organized atelier, patterns, fabrics, and supplies ‣ Conducted trend/city research See less

      Education

      2017

      Korean Language & Culture

      Hanyang university

      Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
      • Seoul, South Korea
      • Study Abroad | Summer 2017 Honors | Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

      2017

      BFA Fashion/Apparel Design

      Parsons Paris School of Art and Design

      Jan 2017 - May 2017
      • Paris, France
      • BFA Fashion Design & Art History Study Abroad | Spring 2017 Honors | BFA Scholarship - Deans BFA Scholarship

      2018

      BFA Fashion/Apparel Design

      Parsons School of Design

      Aug 2014 - May 2018
      • New York, United States
      • B.Creative Entrepreneurship Minor Honors | BFA Scholarship - Deans BFA Scholarship - BFA Supplement Award Parsons School of Fashion Graduate Exhibition / New York, NY (May 2018)

      Awards

      2018

      • 2018 Fashion Future Graduate Showcase is a hybrid physical and digital showcase of Youth, my thesis collection. Showcase held at Industria Studios from July 9-10 and is integrated into New York Fashion Week: Men’s.

      2018

      • CFDA+ is a curated platform to spotlight exemplary graduating talent. Selected CFDA+ 2018 Design Graduates will receive a one-year profile-based showcase on CFDA.com. CFDA+ profiles are visible to the CFDA Membership community of 500+ leading American designers. Additionally, the CFDA is honored to continue its collaboration with Floriane de Saint Pierre’s Paris-based Eyes on Talents, which will generously spotlight CFDA+ and provide the talent with unique global exposure.

      2017

      Gilman International Scholar Award

      U.S. Department of State