35 Years of International Experience
The Good Doctor – Taylor – New Westminster, BC
OLLIE – Seamstress – Burnaby, BC
Wedding dress costume design and alteration (11 years) – Budapest, Hungary
Beyond – Prep Costumer – Vancouver, BC
Cat Woman – Costume Technician – Vancouver, BC
Connie and Carla – Cutter – Vancouver, BC
Swing – Costume Designer: Stanley Theatre – Vancouver, BC
Red Rock Diner – Costume Designer, Cutter, Seamstress – Vancouver, BC
Private Label – Designer, Sales and Marketing
Nordstrom: Under the K&D Designs Label – Special Occasion Dresses – Seattle WA.
Head designer for Plum – Vancouver BC
Hudson Bay Company – Designer of custom made suits and shirts licensee – Vancouver, BC
Trevennen Apparel – Designer of custom made suits and shirts Park Royal – Vancouver, BC
- Creative costume designer, cutter, seamstress, strong background in alterations, men’s tailoring, garment fittings and fashion design.
- Detail-oriented and dedicated to surpassing customer expectations.
- Innovative and artistic professional with 30 years in the fashion industry.
- Model with diverse venue exposure, including fashion shows, private showings and retail establishments.
- A designer versed in creating and modifying base patterns by hand.
- Accurately measures and evaluates patterns and samples against measurement specs.
- Expertise in pattern grading and alterations.
- Well-rounded fashion designer familiar with the complete product creation life cycle, from initial concept to retail sale.
- Fashion sketching Garment fittings
- Trend and emerging brand awareness
- Fashion illustrating
- First patterns
- Familiar with Silhouette
- Fabric direction
- Conceptual design expert
- Spec measurements
- Applied styling techniques
- Strong market knowledge
- Work with fitting blocks
- Retail sector expert
- Advertising background
- Strong creative design skills
- Extensive fabric knowledge
- High-profile brand exposure
- Self-motivated professional
- Men’s tailoring expert
- Apparel styling techniques
- Full fashion design, 1991 Helen Lefeaux Fashion Design School Vancouver, BC
- Seminar on Retail Advertising Fashion and Textiles course
- Course-work in Business Administration
- Fashion design tech school (4 years) Budapest Hungary