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Hilal Sarsour

Freelance haute-couture stage wardrobe designer, seeking a permanent position in high fashion
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About

Passionate about creativity and innovation, I'm a designer dedicated to pushing the boundaries of fashion. With a background in haute couture , concept creation, and a flair for blending traditional techniques with modern and creative aesthetics, I strive to create unique and captivating designs. In addition to my haute couture skills, I specialize in textile design and experimentation, constantly exploring innovative techniques and creating mesmerizing patterns. As an optimist and a team player, I thrive on collaboration and value attention to detail. In addition, in my free time, I love reading, painting, writing, going to museums and analyzing art, learning about history and walking out in the freedom of nature :)

Previous Brands
Luxager Studio
Work Experience
freelancer for the goth metal band Void Before the Altar
Oct ‘23 - Jul ‘24
Self employed

I was hired by the upcoming goth-metal band Void Before the Altar to design stage wardrobe. For this project I designed the textile, the patterns, and all the manufacturing process

Digital creator
Aug ‘23 - Feb ‘24
Luxager Studio

I was in charge of social media, in charge of research, research of Ai tools, screen writing, short film creation with Ai, creative writing,Ai short videos creation, artistic direction

Womens@Dior Mentee
Mar ‘22 - Mar ‘23
Christian Dior Couture

Christian Dior Couture · Apprenticeship, during my mentorship I co-founded Horizone an NGO that helps orphaned kinds and teens through education and the belief that their dreams are possible

repetiteur
Mar ‘22 - Mar ‘22
Acne Studios AB

I was a repetiteur for the show of Paris fashion week for acne studios

Dresser
Mar ‘22 - Mar ‘22
Tiffany Brown Designs

Dresser
Nov ‘21 - Nov ‘21
ESMOD École Supérieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode

I was a dresser for the fashion show of the 180 years of ESMOD

Dresser
Jun ‘18 - Jun ‘18
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

I was a dresser for the graduate show of the fashion department of Bezalel academy of arts and design Jerusalem

Languages
Spanish - Native
Arabic - Native
German - Basic
Hebrew - Native
French - Work Proficiency
English - Native
Recommendations
Voide Before the Altar
Direct manager - band manager
Oct 2023 - Jul 2024

I highly recommend Hilal Sarsour, an incredibly talented fashion designer who recently had the pleasure of crafting the stage costumes for our metal duo, Void Before the Altar. Hilal possesses an exceptional ability to translate the raw energy and vision of a musical artist into striking, original costume designs. Our collaboration required a deep understanding of the metal genre's aesthetic, translating the intensity of our music into impactful visual expressions. Not only did Hilal meet this challenge, but she exceeded all expectations. The costumes mrs. Sarsour designs were intricate, dynamic, and perfectly aligned with our band's unique sound and persona. She started with pristine white fabric and skillfully dyed it to create evocative shades of gray and black – a visual representation of the contrasting elements within our music. Each costume was meticulously tailored to the individual band member, reflecting their unique personalities and stage presence. In addition to this Hilal managed to create a flexible costume in which we could easily move while performing on stage. Beyond her remarkable design skills, Hilal was an absolute pleasure to collaborate with. She possesses excellent communication and listening skills, ensuring that she fully understood our vision and incorporated our ideas seamlessly into her work. She was flexible, responsive, and consistently met deadlines under pressure. We unequivocally recommend Hilal Sarsour for any fashion design project. Her ability to capture the essence of an artist, coupled with her technical expertise and exceptional work ethic, make her an invaluable asset to any creative endeavor.

Education & Training
ESMOD École Supérieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode
‘21 - ‘23
Master's degree
Creative direction
Duperré
‘19 - ‘20
6 months Exchange program
textile design and weaving
Institut Français de Jérusalem - Romain Gary
‘19 - ‘19
A2
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
‘17 - ‘21
Bachelor of Fine Arts - BFA
fashion design and accessories
bezalel external studies
‘16 - ‘17
portfolio preparation
Goethe institute tel aviv
‘15 - ‘16
language course
yamaha music school colombia
‘11 - ‘14
instrument learning
Santa Maria Stella Maris (colombia)
‘08 - ‘13
High School Diploma
Paris, France