A womens footwear and accessories designer that specialises in sustainable and ethical practices. Encourages thoughtful consumption with the hopes of seeing a more honest and transparent future within all industries.
Assisting with trend research. Using Photoshop and Illustrator to explore different material and surface techniques on initial sketches. In charge fo implementing new material archiving system.
Working directly with the manager of accessories design and footwear to create initial sketches of accessories after thorough trend research. Assisting with quality checking all accessories products, developing surface techniques in 2D and 3D, archiving materials, CAD work and supporting all tasks ne
eded for small leather goods, handbags, jewellery, scarves, swimwear and footwear.
Reporting to director to develop bespoke millinery skills. Millinery skills gained include: hand and machine stitching, blocking, bespoke detailing, quality checking and sending shipments to clients.
Finalist for Stella McCartney.
A recent London College of Fashion valedictorian graduate with a First Class Honours degree in BA (Hons) Cordwainers Footwear: Product Design and Development. Excellent insight into international footwear and accessories design, developed
through extensive creative and technical education. Key skill
s include research into new design and development processes, sustainable materials and conscious of cost evaluation through design analysis.
Finalist for London College of Fashion for the national Cordwainers Student of the Year Award.
Daily responsibilities involved assisting the design team with trend and consumer research, implementing new archiving systems, hand rendering, CAD work (Illustrator, Photoshop, ExCel), editing patterns on Photoshop and specification sheets for production. Helped support sales, PR, and merchandising
teams when required. This consisted of editing Lookbooks and Salesbooks, photographing and editing products, sending shipments to clients and assisting with social media.
During Fashion Week tasks included dressing models, assigning footwear to outfits and quality checking of shoes.
Main responsibilities included archiving products and materials, photographing products, competitive research, design research, sending shipments to factories and quality checking products. Supported the design team when needed through hand repairing products, pattern cutting and creating prototype m
Working within the design team to create mood and concept boards, trend and consumer research, designing and creating colourways for the collections. During Fashion Week assisted with PR, sales and merchandising.