Shay Adams

Graduate Fashion Design Intern & Sales Associate

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFashion Design Internships - Fashion Product Developer - Graduate Fashion Design


  • fashion, fashion design, graduate fashion week, London Fashion Week, sketchbook, fashion portfolio, womenswear portfolio, fabric and textiles, textiles

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About me

Originally South African born, I grew up in England and pursued a career in fashion. I completed a fashion design degree at Istituto Marangoni in London and am currently interning in fashion design and production.

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  • Textiles
  • Fashion Design/pattern Making
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Fashion Show Production
  • Fashion Blogging
  • Sourcing
  • Writing
  • Concept Development Research
  • Sample Production
  • Customer Service and Sales

Work history


Fashion Product Developer

David Koma

Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship




Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Fashion Product Developer


Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting the production team with toile and sample development. Tasks included sourcing, sample cutting, hand sewing, stock management and Gerber digitizing.


Fashion Stylist


Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Internship
  • Assisted fashion stylist by sourcing clothes for photoshoots and assisting on site with styling.



Vou Brown

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Fashion Design Internships

Lui's Womenswear

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Internship


Social Media Marketing Intern


Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship



Introduction to CAD and CAM Shortcourse

London Collage of Fashion

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • An overview of how computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing can be applied to the traditional skills of pattern cutting, grading, lay planning and fashion design.


B A Hons Fashion Design

Istituto Marangoni

Oct 2013 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's degree in fashion design studying garment construction, textile studies, CAD software, history of fashion and fashion marketing. My dissertation studied the effects the Apartheid had on the South African fashion history and development. In my final year, my graduate collection was showcased at London Graduate Fashion Week 2016, which has been published on Vogue.


IB Diploma

TASIS England

Feb 2006 - Jul 2013
  • United Kingdom
  • Higher level Art, Economics and English in conjunction with Excellence in Art award.