I am a passionate and hard-working individual with a history of working in a number of reputable fashion organisations. I have a strong worth ethic and pride myself on my professional but personable approach. I thrive when working in a customer-facing role and as part of a busy studio team, in environments that allow me to demonstrate my initiative and enthusiasm. I have a keen eye for detail and actively contribute creative ideas, seeking feedback when suitable and looking for opportunities to develop. I am a confident and experienced styling assistant and would be an asset to any team. I also co-host Mate podcast, a fashion, lifestyle and culture show which hosts live events across the U.K, connecting like-minded women in start-up businesses. Online I have built a cohesive visual identity through my Fashion, Travel and Lifestyle website which is consistent in producing engaging and personalised content connecting both current and future audiences. I have content creation partnerships with major brands and companies such as TOPSHOP, MANSUR GAVRIEL, VERSE and Zyper.
- Mate. PodcastMate. Podcast is co-hosted, produced and edited by Sofie. Alongside acting as a Social Media Manager for all social channels of Mate, Sofie organises and hosts all live events. Mate. is a candid chat podcast hosted by two really great Northern mates, Sofie Thompson and Lara Poynor. The podcast discusses all things regarding a twenty-first century lifestyle; from topics such as wellness, contraception, friendships and relationships to travel and book recommendations. The podcast in essence, is
E-commerce Styling AssistantYoox Net a Porter Group
London, United KingdomFull Time
I am responsible for assisting the stylist in creating daily outfits ready to be shot on model, whether it be gathering styling pieces or contributing creative ideas, we work closely throughout the day to build up to fifty outfits per day. I work as part of a large team of stylist’s and assistants and am tasked with styling up to fifteen looks per day, whilst receiving feedback from editors during outfit checks. I am responsible for creating mood-boards, branding guidelines and requesting the latest products for our sample room. On set, I assist the stylist in ensuring clothes are steamed, prepped and presented to the highest degree. I also edit the annual assistant fashion magazine and have introduced a Fashion in Focus weekly newsletter, which is circulated to the wider business.
Studio Styling AssistantME Agency
- Manchester, United KingdomFreelance
It was my responsibility to ensure the seamless running of our studio. I worked closely with the Creative Director and Lead Stylist to ensure the necessary preparation had taken place prior to shooting. Often working across three studios, I was responsible for overseeing the model changes, the handover of correct garment codes and the setting of the studio in between shoots. I proactively worked to improve our productivity in the studio, whilst ensuring every element of the shoot received the appropriate levels of care and attention. I contributed creative ideas, proactively researched key briefs and ensured each product was styled with commercial awareness.
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- Social Media Management
- Visual Merchandising
- Content Copywriting
- Fashion Styling
- Social Media Marketing
- Studio Co-ordination
- Eccomerce Experience
BA (Hons) Drama - 2:1Liverpool John Moores University
- Liverpool, United Kingdom
Modules included: - Directorial Practice - Lighting and Sound Design - Costume Design - Set Design - TIE Lead Projects - Acting Workshops