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CURRENT
WORK



EVERYMAN
DESIGN & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
JUNE 2017–PRESENT

IN CHARGE OF DESIGN AND IN-HOUSE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR EACH SERIES/CAPSULE IN THE COLLECTION.

RESPONSIBLE FOR WORKING WITH RESEARCHERS ON ACCURATE RECONSTRUCTION OF TRADITIONAL ARCHETYPES BEING REFERENCED IN THE COLLECTION AND ENSURING THAT DESIGN DIRECTION FOR EACH IS BOTH INNOVATING FORM/FUNCTION AND RESPECTFUL OF HERITAGE AND TRADITION.

RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERSEEING ALL SOURCING, PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT, FITTINGS, REVISIONS, APPROVAL OF FINAL SAMPLE AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR PRODUCTION. RESPONSIBLE FOR STANDARDISING FIT, SIZING AND QUALITY ACROSS ALL SERIES IN THE COLLECTION.



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EVERYMAN IS AN INDEPENDENT DESIGN PROJECT DEDICATED TO THE PROGRESS OF MEN’S CLOTHING AS IT RELATES TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF MASCULINITY IN CONTEMPORARY WESTERN SOCIETY.

INFORMED BY HISTORICAL RESEARCH, ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDIES AND GENDER THEORY, IT IS A COLLECTION OF MEN’S CLOTHING THAT INVESTIGATES THE TRADITIONALLY PRESCRIBED MEN’S WARDROBE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO HOW MEN DRESS AND DEFINE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A MAN.
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TELFAR
HEAD OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
OCT 2017 – PRESENT


RESPONSIBLE FOR WORKING WITH DESIGN AND PRODUCTION TEAMS TO DEVELOP ALL 3D/TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE COLLECTION. IN CHARGE OF LEADING IN-HOUSE STUDIO TEAM AND OVERSEEING ALL PATTERNMAKING,  PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL DESIGN. RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL IN-HOUSE FITTINGS AND SUBSEQUENT PROTOTYPE REVISIONS AS WELL AS MAKING OF FINAL SEW-BY, PATTERN, CUTTER’S MUST AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS(TECH-PACK) FOR PRODUCTION.

RESPONSIBLE FOR WORKING WITH DESIGN TEAM AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR TO FURTHER DEVELOP SIGNATURE TELFAR STYLES, FOCUSING ON REFINING VOLUMES, FITS AND TRADEMARK DESIGN FEATURES THROUGHOUT THE COLLECTION AND ACROSS SEASONS FOR BETTER PRODUCT RECOGNISABILITY. RESPONSIBLE FOR STANDARDISING FIT AND SIZING ACROSS THE COLLECTION.

IN CHARGE OF CREATING AND MAINTAINING IN-HOUSE ARCHIVE OF PATTERNS, PROTOTYPES AND SOURCING MATERIAL FOR MAIN COLLECTION STYLES AS WELL AS CAPSULE COLLECTIONS AND COLLABORATIONS/SPECIAL PROJECTS.









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TELFAR IS A UNISEX LINE EST.  IN 2005 IN NYC BY TELFAR CLEMENS AND SOLD INTERNATIONALLY. IT’S NOT FOR YOU – IT’S FOR EVERYONE. (2017 CFDA+VOGUE FASHION FUND WINNER)
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PAST WORK



PYER MOSS
PATTERNMAKER
JULY 2018 – JULY 2019


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PYER MOSS WAS FOUNDED IN 2013 BY KERBY JEAN-RAYMOND, WHO DESCRIBES THE BRAND AS AN “ART PROJECT” OR “A TIMELY SOCIAL EXPERIMENT”. PYER MOSS AIMS TO USE ITS VOICE AND PLATFORM TO CHALLENGE SOCIAL NARRATIVES AND EVOKE DIALOGUE WITH COLLECTIONS THAT COMBINE STORYTELLING, ACTIVISM, THEATRE AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY. (2018 CFDA+VOGUE FASHION FUND WINNER)
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DONNA DEGNAN
FIRST PATTERNMAKER
SEPT 2017 – SEPT 2018

IN CHARGE OF DEVELOPING FIRST PROTOTYPES FROM DESIGNER’S INITIAL SKETCHES AND TREND RESEARCH. RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING OF PATTERN, SEW-BY AND CUTTER’S MUST FOR ALL FIRST SAMPLES. 

HAND-OFF TO SAMPLE CUTTER AND SEWERS FOR MAKING OF FIRST SAMPLE AND TO DESIGN TEAM FOR PRESENTATION AND FITTINGS WITH BUYERS. RESPONSIBLE FOR CORRECTING PATTERN AND CUTTER’S MUST AFTER FIRST FITTING. FINAL HAND-OFF TO PRODUCTION PATTERNMAKER FOR ALL SUBSEQUENT FITTINGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF FINAL SAMPLE FOR PRODUCTION. 

RESPONSIBLE FOR DONNA DEGNAN (MAIN COLLECTION) AS WELL AS PRIVATE LABEL COLLECTIONS FOR INTERMIX (GAP INC.),SAKS 5TH AVE AND BLOOMINGDALES EACH SEASON.

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ESTABLISHED IN 1996, DONNA DEGNAN IS A CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S RTW COLLECTION THAT RETAILS IN BETTER SPECIALTY STORES ACROSS THE U.S. THE DONNA DEGNAN TEAM IS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING AND PRODUCING PRIVATE LABEL COLLECTIONS FOR INTERMIX (GAP INC.), SAKS 5TH AVE AND BLOOMINGDALES.

SKILLS




2D DESIGN
MARKET & CONSUMER RESEARCH
MACRO/MICRO TREND RESEARCH & FORECASTING
TEXTILE/MATERIALS RESEARCH, SOURCING & DEVELOPMENT
DESIGN RESEARCH & PRESENTATION
CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT
DESIGN (PRODUCT)
COLLECTION PLANNING & MERCHANDISING






3D/TECHNICAL DESIGN
PATTERNMAKING & PROTOTYPING
SAMPLE MAKING AND FITTING
SIZING & GRADING
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION (TECH-PACK) FOR PRODUCTION





VISUAL COMMUNICATIOM
& ART DIRECTION


VISUAL IDENTITY DESIGN (BRANDING)
GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR WEB/PRINT/VIDEO
PACKAGING DESIGN   

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION FOR SALES/E-COMMERCE AND RETAIL TRAINING




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***CULTURAL, SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY ARE SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED IN DECISION-MAKING AND DAILY PRACTICE AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE. (E.G. RECYCLING PAPER AND FABRIC WASTE FROM PROTOTYPING, LOCAL/PROXIMITY-BASED SOURCING OF MATERIALS & LABOR, FITTING ON VARIOUS BODY TYPES (SEX, RACE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, POSTURE, ETC.), CULTURAL RESEARCH OF REFERENCED IMAGES, GARMENTS, FABRICS, TECHNIQUES, ETC. AND PROPER CREDITING OF REFERENCED WORK***




LANGUAGES


ENGLISH 
SPANISH 
FRENCH 




EDUCATION


2020 
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES – CAD
FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NEW YORK, USA


2013 – 2017 
B.F.A. FASHION DESIGN – MENSWEAR
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
PARIS, FRANCE


2009 – 2013
FASHION DESIGN & TEXTILES
DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE SHS
MIAMI, USA

















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