A graduate from the University of East London with experience in all aspects of the industry, from bespoke tailoring to the fur industry. Have approx. two years experience working in the fashion industry and more than five years experience working in retail. During this time have developed fundamental skills necessary to the fashion market including CAD skills, confidence in liaising with different levels and departments and a sharp eye for detail. Very diligent when completing tasks with excellent organisation and communication skills.
- Production of fur garments for graduate menswear collection. - Sorting and handling of various skins and pelts. - Skin and pelt preparation which includes stretching, measuring and colour matching. - Skilled use of furrier tools ranging from fur machine, fur machine and nailing gun. - Confident hand finishing techniques and altering patterns for fur garments. - Work closely with neighbouring companies which include the UKs largest fur brokers and the British Fur Trade Association. - Attending and assisting with seasonal buying trips. - Website redesign and social media marketing and promotion. - Brand redevelopment.
Passed with a 2:1 and was selected to show my graduate collection at the Truman Brewery as part of Graduate Fashion Week.