Profile

 

Fashion professional with 15 years of practical knowledge in the entire design and manufacturing process.

  • Skilled in design, garment technology and pattern-cutting I follow collections from studio to workroom through to showroom.

 

  • Experienced in managing people and projects, I see products through to production and QC.

  • Knowledgeable about marketing and branding I ensure each product will offer sufficient and relevant added value.

Additional Skills

CAD:

Photophop

Illustrator

MANUAL:

Draping

Pattern-cutting

Languages

French

English

Experience
 

Fashion Design Consultant

April 14 - present

Working simultaneously on a variety of assignments, I advise and support the creative, technical and production aspects of a collection

LABISK.OT - 2020

THE FAIR SPORT - 2020

Shift To Nature - 2015-17 / 2020 

Le Vert de Claire - 2020

OHMME - 2014-19

Shika - 2016

Svelte - 2015

Creative Pattern-Cutter at FashionEnter and Misfit

March 2011 - Jan 2014

Supplier to young premium British Brand,  online retailer Asos and High Street multiple NewLook (Woven and Jersey, dresses and soft separates)

Designer & Print Designer at Tigi (Rinku Group)

Nov 2007 - May 2010

Women leisurewear, wholesaling (AIS) and retailing through concessions (approx 250). Production is based in the Far East with a turnover of around 65,000 garments per months.

 

Founder & Designer of Credau

​2007 - 2010

Start up label created to engage in the niche market of sustainable fashion for men, retailing on-line and sold independent shops and one department store.

Designer & Production Coordinator at Sahara 
Jun 2004 - Apr 2007

Womenswear premium brand specialising in garment dye and cut and sew knitwear, collaborating with craftspeople and artisans around the world, wholesaling (Pure) to 150 independent UK stockists and department stores (John Lewis, House of Fraser) as well as retailing at its 9 stand alone stores.

Designer & Creative Pattern-Cutter
Jun 2002 - Aug 2007

Iz (Rinku Group) Aug 07 – Contracted to plan and design the March/April/May 2008 range

Out of Xile Apr-May 07 – Contracted to design and pattern-cut the jersey range for S/S 2008

Spy Clothing Mar–Jun 04 – Contracted to produce design boards for directional multiples

Enigma/Starflex June 03-Feb 04 – Contracted to design and pattern cut for mainstream multiples

Mad Fashion Bitch Jun 02-Jan 06 – Contracted to design and pattern cut for their independent boutique

Product Assistant at Out of Xile

Jun 2002 - May 2003

Womenswear premium brand specialised in garment dye, wholesaling and producing 50,000 garments a year.

Creative Buyer at Mash

Jan 2000 - Jun 2002

Independent fashion retailer located on Oxford Street specialised in denim, casual and street wear

 

Print Design and Studio Assistant at Cacharel

May - Jun 96  &  Jul - Aug 97

Work placement and summer work

Formation
University of East London

1998 - 2002

​2:1 BA (HONS) degree in Fashion Design & Marketing

 

English Language Tuition

1997 - 1998

​University of Cambridge First Certificate

 

Ecole Supérieure des Métiers Artistiques

1995 - 1997

​Brevet de Technicien Supérieur en Stylisme et Modélisme