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Natalia Romagosa

Freelance fashion journalist and researcher

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Fashion Designer - Journalist

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About me

Fashion journalist and former designer. Passionate for an intelligent and ethical promotion of fashion as an art form, a philosophy and a lifestyle.

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Skills

  • Retail
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Customer Service
  • Spanish
  • Organisation Skills
  • French
  • German
  • Copy Editng
  • Premiere
  • Academic Research
  • Journalism

Work history

Currently

Oct 2017
  • Freelance
  • Writing articles on fashion sustainability for the non profit organisation's platforms

2017

Writer and Sub-editor

Shift London

Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Edited, created and published news stories, features and videos on the website within tight deadlines. Two of my articles, one covering a Better Lives talk at the London College of Fashion and another speaking of the relationship between fashion and politics in Colombia post peace deal, were among the website’s most read stories.

2017

Founder, editor and writer

The Vestuary

Dec 2016 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Created and developed this online fashion publication with a perspective on slowness, where I carried out in depth primary and secondary research, audience and market analysis, and commissioned copy from contributors. The result was a compilation of articles, videos and personal statements that portray fashion as a valuable personal, cultural and environmental element within society.

2016

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Fashion internship assisting with administrative tasks such as transfers, organisation and information requests about product, putting together online galleries and researching various articles for the fashion team

2017

Sales associate

Burberry

Apr 2016 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Aside from my responsibilities in luxury sales, customer service and cultivation, and maintaining visual standards, I was responsible for regularly posting on the internal social media platform about fashion news and events.

2016

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Fashion internship coordinating sample requests and returns with public relations agencies and brands. Assisting the fashion team with organisation of fashion cupboard

2016

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Editorial internship where I researched topics and interviewees for upcoming articles, transcribed interviews with important personalities from the arts and design industries, and had the opportunity to write a couple of articles for AnOthermag.com. I worked closely with then editors Natalie Rigg and Maisie Skidmore, as well as journalist Olivia Singer (now at British Vogue).

2015

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Editorial internship where I researched, carried out and transcribed interviews, and wrote for the print and online sections ‘Indicators’ and ‘How I got here’. Mainly assisted former editor Eric Musgrave and journalist Charlotte Rogers.

2015

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Curatorial internship at the Fashion & Decorative Arts Department alongside Timothy Long carrying out analysis and research of the archives’ womenswear and menswear collections. I wrote descriptions on the findings of this research and they were subsequently published in the museum’s online collections platform.

2016

Nov 2014 - Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisted in overall store operations and sales. Accumulated important knowledge about the denim industry and product range

2014

Store Manager at Zara, Pull and Bear

Inditex franchises

May 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Costa Rica
  • Full Time
  • Supervised business operations, managed product and stock, maintained regular communication with Inditex (Spain), did visual merchandising, personnel management and training, oversaw customer service and sales.

2013

Intern at Mango, Max Mara and Adolfo Domínguez

Grupo Strena

Jan 2013 - May 2013
  • Internship
  • Assistance with company’s social network pages, store management, visual merchandising, human resources and event planning

2013

Exchange Program Coordinator

Intercultura de Centroamerica

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • Costa Rica
  • Full Time
  • Management of program’s operations, including contact with foreign agencies, host families and students; accounting, creation of material, managing of social media and advertising, conflict resolution, visiting tours

2011

English to Spanish & Spanish to English Interpreter

Language Line Solutions

Jun 2005 - Oct 2011
  • Costa Rica
  • Full Time
  • Over-the-phone interpretation for the Retail, Banking, Insurance and Medical industries

Education

2017

BA(Hons) Fashion Journalism

London College of Fashion

Oct 2014 - Jun 2017
  • This degree primarily required excellent oral and written communication and research skills for both journalistic and academic environments, in addition to holistic cultural awareness. Expertise in contemporary media and social media platforms, as well as efficient technical skills for Office, Adobe and CMS programmes were a must across all units. I wrote for the university’s publication Pigeons & Peacocks, and was nominated for and won awards such as the Mead Scholarship.

2012

Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
  • Sewing, pattern making, illustration, visual research, and fashion history were the main elements of this course.

Awards

2015

School of Media and Communication's Cultural and Historical Studies dissertation prize

London College of Fashion

  • Shortlisted for the prize as a result of my dissertation, "Performing Bodies: Embodiment and Sentiment in Costume"

2013

  • This is a University-wide competition and award, which I used to visit the Berlin tradeshows in summer 2015.