Work Experience

 

Revolve | Los Angeles, CA

Sr. Handbag & Accessory Designer

June 2019-July 2020

  • Designed monthly handbag, belt, sunglasses, jewelry, and hair accessory collections for Revolve-owned brands:

Song of Style, LPA, House of Harlow, Lovers+Friends, L’Academie, Tularosa, and NBD.

  • Researched and presented new design focused accessories for Festival and Resort time frames i.e. Sunglass chains, body

chains, new un-branded luxury handbag and belt line.

  • Created the initial sketches and techpacks for handbag & accessory designs and ran the product development of styles.

  • Worked with vendors domestic and international on costing and production.

  • Collaborated closely with brand influencers, apparel designers, shoe director and buying team to align with the brand

style and ensure cohesive collections.

Badgley Mischka Handbags | Kendall + Kylie Beach Bags | Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Designer

March 2019 - May 2019

  • Designed Holiday 19, Spring/Summer 2020 Badgley Mischka Leather, Evening Bags, and Studio Badgley Mischka.

  • Designed and produced Spring/Summer 2020 beach bags for Kendall + Kylie license.

JU-JU-BE | Los Angeles, CA

Handbag & Accessory Freelance Designer

June 2018 - January 2019

  • Created trend and color stories for Spring/Summer 2019, Fall/Winter 2019.

  • Designed and developed technical specs for SS 19 Baby Bag Collection.

  • Sketched CADS and technical specs for baby bags and accessories i.e. backpacks, tote bags, pacifier hang-offs, lunch boxes, car seat covers, car organizers, and cart covers.

Carrie Amber Intimates | Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Designer

March 2018-April 2018

  • Created brand package for new Juniors Intimates line.

  • Designed Holiday and Valentine's Day hanging and packaged intimates as well as accessories.

Allegro Creative Designs | Los Angeles, CA

Freelance Designer/Consultant

January 2018 - February 2018

  • Consulting and design for cosmetic/beauty accessories

Kohl's | New York, NY
Designer
Associate Designer
Assistant Designer

July 2013 - November 2017

  • Designer responsible for managing $61M in Candie’s, Mudd, and SO businesses for ponchos, kimonos, scarves, hats, legwear, handbags, sunglasses, cold-weather, and jewelry.

  • Researched in-depth accessory trends and created seasonal lookbooks with thorough analysis on runway, street-style, and retail (supported by data from renowned websites such as WGSN, Edited, and Trendalytics).

  • Designed and presented new ideas to the merchants and product development team through hand sketching, computer cads, and detailed technical specs.

  • Partnered closely with apparel team during ttings and milestone meetings to ensure accessory assortments aligned with the brand style through color, print, material, and concept.

  • Created seasonal showrooms displaying product to the merchant teams every market week.

  • Responsible for informing company via bi-monthly news ashes that included updates on social media and trends i.e. Promposal, The Third Layer, and The Statement Earring, as well as shopping recap guides (LA and NY).

  • Drove efficiencies through speed and agility by working with cross-functional partners to identify and react to best-selling styles i.e. chased a total of $4.6M in Juicy Couture, Mudd, and Candie’s handbags.

  • Directed numerous vendors to maintain design vision from concept to final product.

Sumie Tachibana | New York, NY

RTW & Bridal Design Intern

March 2012 - June 2012

  • Collaborated with designer to develop materials, silhouettes, and color direction in line with the designer’s

innovative and avant garde aesthetic.

  • Designed and executed 2 wedding gowns for bridal collection including initial sketches,

fabric sourcing, pattern making, draping, and constructing the actual garments.

  • Sketched and designed separates and accessories: tops, skirts, vests, scarves, head pieces, gloves, and pouches.

Diane Von Furstenberg | New York, NY
Outerwear Design Intern

October 2011-December 2011

  • Developed patterns and mock-ups for Fall 2012 line.

  • Cooperated with design team on alterations and tailoring adjustments.

  • Chosen to assist the Pre-Fall 2012 photoshoot and dressed models for the PR runway show.

Oscar De La Renta | New York, NY
Design Intern

September 2011 - October 2011

  • Tracked line changes during runway outfit fittings for Senior Designer.

  • Participated backstage as a dresser for the Spring 2012 runway show.

Simply She | San Francisco, CA

Technical Design Intern

January 2010-March 2010

  • Worked as assistant technical designer for dog apparel and accessories boutique.

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