Fati` Light

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In my most recent experience I designed and developed collections for brands including Neiman Marcus and Cache`. In 2008 I created a contemporary collection of woven separates, jackets and dresses of my own label, some of which were featured in an episode



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Fati`Light | Mobile: 646.232.6839 | Studio: 646.257.9594 |


Head Designer
Industrie B, Richie Taylor Inc, NY, NY, June 2009- November 2010

• Increased sales and reinforced accounts including Neiman Marcus and Cache`
• Design woven and knitwear sportswear collections based on clients vision
• Conceptualize and present collections during meetings with buyers
• Research and forecast new color, print and textile trends and direction
• Select and source new prints, fabrications, trims and embellishments
• Create Cads on Photoshop and presentation boards
• Prepare overseas tech-packs
• Design and create embellishment and embroidery layouts
• Direct technical team in the development of new styles and samples
• Attend fit sessions for adjustment of samples
• Follow up and assure production quality and consistency

President, Head Designer, Technical Designer
Fati` Light Inc, NY, NY, March 2008 - Present

• Created company concept, logo and branding image
• Traveled and shopped European markets in Italy and France
• Sourced vendors for fabrics, trims, embellishments, labels and tags
• Negotiated pricing and payment options
• Designed and developed contemporary sportswear collection
• Created presentation boards
• Managed and trained design team
• Created first patterns for signature fits and silhouettes
• Directed sample room in the making of sample line
• Directed fit sessions for adjustments of samples
• Casted, art directed and styled collection photo shoot
• Created collection look book design and layout

Freelance Designer
Body Language, Thalian, Indochine Designs, NY, NY, July 2007- Dec 2009

• Designed and developed collections based on company vision
• Sourced and selected fabrics, trims and embellishments
• Created CAD presentations in Photoshop of design options
• Developed signature style, fit and silhouettes
• Directed sample room in the making of prototypes
• Prepared overseas tech-packs
• Attended fit sessions and directed adjustment of samples


Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, NY, AAS/ Fashion Design, 2003- 2005
Graduated with Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List

Internships: Kati Stern for Venexiana
NY, NY- Design/Stylist Intern, Aug 2005- Sept 2005
Laundry By Shelly Seagal
NY, NY- Design Intern, June 2005- Oct 2005

University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Political Science, 1995-1999


Computer: Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word and Excel
Design: Draping, Patternmaking, Garment Construction and Illustration
Languages: Italian and English


America’s Next Top Model, Featured designs from Spring/Summer Collection 2009
Luxottica Group, Featured designs on runway shows in Spring/Summer 2008 Collection

Activities & Interests

Styling: Luxottica Group, NY, NY, Aug 2008
Sabine Scheckel, NY, NY, Nov 2005- Present

Foreign Travel, Shopping, Photography, Event Management, Branding Development, Interior Design, Art and Painting, Style Consulting

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