Victoria Monari
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Victoria Monari

Freelance JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Victoria Monari
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Victoria Monari

Freelance JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hardworking, self-motivated, innovative and committed individual seeking to gain experience in the creative industry and build upon a keen interest in developing my professional and interpersonal skills. I have a strong passion for all things creative, this includes magazine publishing and layout, art, design, fashion, photography and music. I have an imaginative and unique eye for detail - in fashion and art specifically. I am also bright and eager to learn about different areas such as magazine publishing and creative art direction.
Projects
  • STITCH Magazine Issue #1
    STITCH Magazine Issue #1“STITCH”It’s so lovely to finally be able to share the fruits of our labour for the past few months thank you to everyone in the MA Publishing team at UAL who made this happen���✨ “Stitch” is a fashion and culture magazine aimed at exploring the next generation of fashion through design and culture. It was born out of a desire to celebrate a renaissance of creative spirit over mass market appeal in the fashion industry and to provide a platform for the voices of up-and-coming designers, writers
  • 5 Female led black owned brands to watch in 2021! @byvicmonari
    5 Female led black owned brands to watch in 2021! @byvicmonari*NEW FASHION PIECE* first of 2021 �✨��by me for @gauchoworld head to the #linkinbio for the full read - I picked out 5 of my favourite female led Black owned brands to watch in 2021 : Repost “5 Black-owned Female Led Brands To Watch In 2021: 2020 may have been a lot of things, one thing it did not disappoint us in was the huge influx of Black owned and female led fashion brands. Although the fashion world is notoriously known for sidelining, ignoring and gatekeeping designers and creators o
  • Mondo Brewing Zine
    Mondo Brewing Zine*I designed and produced a magazine for my local brewery made from BEER PAPER !*�✨� Definitely one of my more exciting projects; I designed and produced the entire magazine catalogue for Mondo Brewing Company at LCC London (as part of an assignment at LCC and as an addition to my portfolio) ; this certainly had its challenges however I was really excited to apply this unique design based conceptual take on magazine design and end up with a marketable product! It was also worth it as I got to mak
  • *TOMORROW* Sustainable fashion IG LIVE Talk !
    *TOMORROW* Sustainable fashion IG LIVE Talk !SAVE THE DATE: 24.11.20 I Will be having an IG Live discussion with my friends at @lonedesignclub in a weeks time, specifically with the lovely @amandafullove talking all things fashion and sustainability excited to see where the conversation takes us! Tune in at 3pm sharp / 24/11/20 TUNE IN VIA MY IG : https://www.instagram.com/byvicmonari/ Hope to see you all there x (jumper by @dailypaper ✨)#IGLIVE #savethedate #sustainability #sustainablefashion #LDC #dailypaper #covnversation
  • Interview for tmrw mag ft. My Runway Group Founder
    Interview for tmrw mag ft. My Runway Group Founder✨NEW✨Interview feature by me for @tmrwmag where I had a chat with the founder of @myrunwaygroup Kojo Marfo and how he is changing the face of Black entrepreneurship as we know it ; Kojo has set up #Blackincarnaby a store that specifically stores #blackowned brands from all areas of the industry on London’s famous Carnaby street ; these #blackownedbrands range from hair care @afroanihairlove , lingerie @nubianskin , Streetwear @lakeyapparel, reusable water bottles @8.7living and even feminine hyg
  • The Color Purple / MOCK Book cover design
    The Color Purple / MOCK Book cover designThis cover design is based on #THECOLORPURPLE the infamous novel by Alice Walker �✨� (My aim was specifically not to use purple anywhere on the design; every previous book cover I encountered had this element to it and I thought it was a bit overdone. I believe the neutral tones work very well with the film still of Whoppi Goldberg and the colour way in that. In terms of why I chose the photo I thought it was frankly such a beautiful shot and the expression of her face says so much. I wanted a m
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Work history
    ATIKA London logo
    ATIKA London logo
    Social Media AssistantATIKA London
     - Brick Ln, London, UKInternship
     Social media assistant for Press Manager Leanne Bebbington Social media scheduling with apps like Hootesuite Creating a well organised social media timetable with content to post each week  Sitting in and assisting in fashion shoots  Helping with press returns for the store  Creating imaginative and different social media content Learning social media savvy techniques - specific to Facebook / instagram / Twitter
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    Commercial Assistant InternThe Financial Times
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    I also assisted with mentoring a workshop for the charity Better Bankside - helping young people work on their interviewing and CV skills. By organising the FT employees who were going to speak to the young people from the charity, bringing them from their office to the room where the event was held.
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Skills
  • Creative Direction
  • Creative Leadership
  • Activity Organisation
  • Adobe
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Magazine Layout
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Concept
  • Photography
  • Film Photography
  • Organisation
  • Independent
  • BA Degree
  • Social Media
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    PublishingUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
    MA in Publishing Aiming to come out with a well rounded understanding of this fast-paced and ever-changing industry.
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    BA PhilosophyUniversity of Glasgow
     - University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    BA Joint Undergraduate degree in Sociology with Philosophy Left awarded with a 2:1.