Josh Stevens

Junior RTW Designer at Loewe
Portfolio file

American designer / Italian-trained bespoke tailor. Studio experience at Loewe, Balmain and Olivier Theyskens. Future of Fashion Hong Kong finalist.

Previous Brands
Mike Trotta Tailors
Work Experience
Junior RTW Designer (WRTW Show)
Jan ‘17 - Aug ‘23

Embroidery Studio Assistant (WRTW Show)
Apr ‘16 - Sep ‘16

Assisted studio on artwork, computer renderings of embellishments, sample making and pattern placements of embroidery for in-house and external manufacture. Extensively worked with metal mesh and proposed technical solutions that were incorporated into production. Assisted the atelier with execution of male and female celebrity couture projects.

Patternmaking Intern
Oct ‘15 - Dec ‘15

Applied patternmaking, moulage and draping techniques to interpret the drawings and reference images of Belgian and international fashion clients into toiles and production-ready patterns. Gained experience working with sustainable and organic manufacturing practices.

Tailoring Apprentice
Nov ‘11 - Aug ‘14
Mike Trotta Tailors

Trained by third-generation Italian tailor, Mike Trotta, in bespoke suit making, including various hand sewing techniques (buttonholes, basting, padding). Under close guidance, led fit sessions and completed complex and highly precise alterations on bridge and designer RTW jackets, trousers and shirts. Recruited by Saks Fifth Avenue to create and present a fabric education training to all store stylists in Cincinnati location.

Studio Intern
May ‘11 - Oct ‘11

Assisted Olivier Theyskens and his design team proposing research and design development that was incorporated in the SS 2012 runway show.

English - Fluent
French - Work Proficiency
Education & Training
Institut Français de la Mode
Unknown - ‘16
Master's Degree
Central Saint Martins
‘13 - ‘14
Short Course Certificates
Fashion Institute of Technology
Unknown - ‘11
Grand Paris, France