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Qualifications

BA (Hons) Fashion/Textile Design
Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint 2016

About

Simone studied BA (Hons) Fashion/Textile Design at the University of the West of England. Her professional experience includes work in pattern cutting/grading, product design and production, fashion design, fashion show coordination, merchandising/buying, visual production and exhibition, costume design, and workshop tutor within community arts. Simone has an ongoing specialist interest in technical performance clothing and fabrics, and the integration of movement within garments and textiles.

Experience

Simone has worked alongside a broad range of creative industry practitioners, including independent artists and designers, through to commercial enterprise and corporate business. Her experience includes the design and production of streetwear garments and accessories for The Original Cult in LA. Simone established and ran a successful fashion retail business in Bristol’s city centre. She was awarded ‘Shell Livewire Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ for her business planning which addressed sustainable and environmental issues within commercial practice.

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