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Womenswear Studio / Design Placement

Listing ID: 558274

Womenswear Studio / Design Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Emilia Wickstead
Location: Ladbroke Grove, West London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Minimum 3 months
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9am to 6pm
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Travelling expenses
Reporting To: Head designer
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 4 days
About: British-based and New Zealand born, spent her formative years in Milan and gained a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Fashion Design and Marketing at Central Saint Martin's London with Honours in 2007.

After graduating, Emilia worked at fashion houses Giorgio Armani, Proenza Schouler, Narciso Rodriguez and Vogue in New York and Milan. Before returning to London to establish her own label in 2008 by opening her first store in Belgravia.

Originally commencing as a made-to-measure atelier, Emilia’s collections are currently seasonal ready-to-wear and showcased at London Fashion Week from SS12.

Emilia Wickstead is stocked in retailers globally including Net-A-Porter, Selfridges, Matches, Harvey Nichols and Moda Operandi alongside of her flagship store which opened in 2014, on London’s Sloane Street.

We are looking for enthusiastic, driven fashion students to join our company, for a minimum of 3 months. If you are looking to gain experience in the involvements of a busy, successful fashion label we would love for you to join the team at E.W.

During the placement you would see the development of a collection from first sketches through to the London Fashion Week Show. A good attitude and a high level of motivation is beneficial.  You will learn how a Luxury brand operates and prepares for London Fashion Week.

As part of the studio team, your responsibilities would include:

  • Working closely to the Creative Director and Head designer
  • Photoshop and Illustrator skills mandatory (CADS, colouring sketches, updating range plan)
  • Assisting with updating Mood Boards and Collection Boards
  • Assisting in Design fittings
  • Fabric and trim sourcing
  • Organizing the Studio room
  • Filing and organizing fabric archive
  • Contacting fabric mills to follow up on developments
  • Assisting during London Fashion Week

The kind of Student who would be suitable:

  • Good understanding of the fashion industry
  • Highly motivated to learn
  • Undergraduate in fashion
  • Positive & self-motivated attitude
  • Hardworking
  • Organized and good attention to details
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Excel is essencial 

Application:

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