I am an extremely creative,, innovative and trend aware Fashion/ Accessory and Cad Designer professional.. I have built up a vast array of knowledge with extensive experience in designing and developing multi products within the fashion industry. Successfully achieved trend driven inspired products with a strong commercial edge. Strong understanding of the creative product fashion design process and development, from turning a concept into an initial design to all stages of production and finished product.. In addition, I also work as an exceptional Fashion Advisor / Image consultant. Having an enthusiastic, ambitious, positive attitude and proven desire to ensure customers receive an excellent level of styling and sales service while at the same time maximising profits for the company. I also have passion for Image Consultancy, Fashion Styling, Image & Body Analysis and Textiles in the luxury fashion industry
Researching, developing and designing commercial ladies small leather accessories and handbags to the high end UK high streets accounts. Managing the creative aspects of the accounts from trend researching, working to briefs, working with product developers account managers and issuing all styles with specs, colour and fabric line ups, attention to detail and range planning.
Conceptualisation, design and developing of commercial branded sunglasses range and collections to the high street accounts and understanding brands customer. Attending design meetings with suppliers to discuss new ideas, concepts and to achieve the best prices on styles ensuring focus on margins are met from prototype to production. Responsible for compiling research, sourcing, development, opening new and exclusive design moulds and shapes, colour line direction, production sheets, daily follow up of prototyping, raw material development, update of sample critical paths and liaising closely and directly with factories suppliers.
Designing high end commercial Lingerie & Swimwear for celebrity Caprice brand. Managing the creative design process, producing all design cad flats, tech specifications, attending design/ product development and fit meetings, brand/image & logo development, designed artistic brochures, lookbooks, invites & posters for the new ranges branding campaign. Travelling to France for fashion trade shows & comparative shopping
Professionally advising, building strong relationships with clients and delivering exceptional one to one personal styling service. Choosing Made to Measure/ Couture gown design, advising on key styles, wearable trend, creating new looks, consulting what suits their body shape, colouring, age enhancing their individual style & personality, styling brides to accessorize their complete image, beauty and hairstyling tips for different wedding occasions. Process of clientele measurements, fabric consultations, garment fittings, fit comments and all general admin work
Responsible for producing all professional Womenswear, Menswear and Kidswear apparel, accessories and footwear cad specs for their fashion forecasting and trend analysis online services, and client projects