Amandine Gourdon

Fashion designer
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Paris based fashion designer with almost a decade of experience in the fashion industry -- with aims to create cutting-edge, commercially successful, and environmentally friendly products. I am a highly skilled designer with a strong technical expertise in garment making, and a substantial amount of experience in entrepreneurship, team leadership and guiding strategic vision. I have a passion for innovation, craftsmanship and sustainability, and I am fully adept at driving an entire design process from concept to production.

Previous Brands
Atelier Vernoux
Tape à l'oeil
Wilfried Lantoine
Work Experience
Design Director Menswear & Womenswear
Sep ‘18 - Nov ‘22

Cross-categories products : woven, denim, cut-and-sew jersey - Design, art direction and brand strategy. - Lead the creative development of the new collections by implementing its strategic vision and supervising the creative team (design assistants, pattern makers, production team and ateliers). - Development of products, meeting with suppliers (trims and fabrics). - Lead the consulting mission with IBIC at the Paris studio. Brand strategy, concepts, design (clothing collections for Chinese brands). - F/W ’18: third consecutive show at Paris Menswear Fashion Week. - Created a textile laboratory within Atelier Avoc to develop new ways of designing textiles with a craft, innovative and sustainable focus : custom-made dye, low water dyeing, bioplastic, water-repellent silicone coating, handmade painting and more.

Associate Designer Menswear & Womenswear
Mar ‘17 - Sep ‘18

- S/S ’18: Supported the creative directors in design development i.e. moodboards, design researches, drawing, drapping, 3D muslins, technical drawings. - Team manager for design interns and pattern making team. - Nominated for the 2017 ANDAM Pierre Bergé Prize. - Second show at Paris Menswear Fashion Week.

Assistant Designer Menswear & Womenswear
Nov ‘16 - Mar ‘17

- F/W ’17: Supported the creative directors in design development i.e. moodboards, design research, 3D muslins, draping, technical drawings, and pattern making. - First show at Paris Menswear Fashion Week.

Assistant designer Kidswear
Jan ‘16 - Jul ‘16
Tape à l'oeil

- Coordinated with the senior designer. - Facilitated product developement, and devised moodboards, garment drawings, technical sheets, and selected its color theory . - Liason for production follow-up with Bengali and Chinese factories. - PLM launch in the company.

Assistant designer womenswear
Oct ‘15 - Jan ‘16
Wilfried Lantoine

Apr ‘14 - Aug ‘14
Atelier Vernoux

- Haute couture and croisière F/W ‘15 collections : Haute Couture embroiderer for client such as Chanel, Azzaro, Armani. Crochet de Lunéville and needle embroidery.

English - Work Proficiency
French - Fluent
German - Basic
Education & Training
Ecole de la Mode et du Textile Sévigné
‘13 - ‘16
Bachelor of Arts
Fashion Design
‘12 - ‘13
Preparatory year
‘09 - ‘12
High School Diploma
Paris, France