Sofia Castaneda
Fashion Designer
Sofia Castaneda
Fashion Designer
Based in
Mexico City, Mexico
Seniority
3 - 5 years experience
About

I was born in Mexico City, raised in a family full for Artists. After high-school I went to Italy for 4 years to study Fashion.

Since then I've been doing internships, and freelance work in various well known fashion brands. During past internships I have been able to work on bridal and ready to we

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ar collections. This work has included a range of projects, like developing a concept from research, sketches, embroidery and getting my hands dirty with materials exploration, through to the production side of the collection executing technical sheets and flats.

I am an enthusiastic and hard working person, who is curious for knowledge, always looking to learn new skills to bring to my work.

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Design Intern
NIHL Dec. 3, 2018 - Feb. 23, 2019
New York, United States
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Design Intern
Vera Wang Jun. 20, 2018 - Feb. 22, 2019
New York, United States
Freelance Designer
Roberto Cavalli Jul. 5, 2017 - Aug. 30, 2017
Florence, Italy
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Fashion Design
Polimoda - Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing (Florence) Oct. 7, 2013 - Jun. 15, 2017
Florence, Italy
Polimoda Performance
Polimoda Jun. 13, 2017 - Jun. 13, 2017
Florence, Italy
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Finalist
PREMIOART
2017
Italy
Shortlisted
WGSN + ART THREAD FUTURE CREATOR AWARD
2017
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Design Intern
Trista Jul. 1, 2016 - Sep. 30, 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
POLIMODA SHOW
Polimoda Jun. 17, 2016 - Jun. 17, 2016
Florence, Italy

Polimoda show participant, 20 best.

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Make Ideas Happen
Moleskine 2016 - 2016
Florence, Italy

Collaboration with Lettera 27 and Moleskine.

Winner
H&M Collaboration with Polimoda
2016
Florence, Italy
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Momenting the Memento
IFTI 2016 - 2016
Florence, Italy

Performance with artist Ou Ning

Skills

Sketching

Research

Draping

embroidery

Weaving

Concept development

Collection development

Print

KNITWEAR

Pattern making

Fashion illustration

Sewing

Fashion design

Software skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel...)

Languages

English

Bilingual

Spanish; Castilian

Native language

Italian

Professional knowledge

French

Basic knowledge