Carmen Vils

Fashion Designer specialised in women's Prêt-à-Porter
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As an accomplished Fashion & Textile Designer specializing in women's Prêt-à-Porter and show collections, I thrive on challenging myself and am committed to continual growth and learning. I am now seeking new opportunities with modern and inspiring companies that share my passion for innovation and creativity.

Previous Brands
atelier carlos vigil
gaucho buenos aires
virgen ruphay
Work Experience
fashion designer
Mar ‘21 - Apr ‘22
virgen ruphay

hired as their freelance fashion designer in charge of the emerging brand's Prêt-á-porter line. worked closely with the brand owner in the development of the mens and women designs, from sketching, to preparing the tech packs, overviewing the fittings and first prototypes, selecting the fabrics to be used, searching and getting in contact with new suppliers and preparing the final tech packs for production to take over.

senior fashion designer
Feb ‘18 - Now
gaucho buenos aires

as senior designer at the fashion brand Gaucho Buenos Aires, I was in charge of design and supervision of the ready to wear line plus knits and leather designs. From searching and creating the concepts to overviewing the design developments with our in-house pattern & sample maker or with our international suppliers until they were ready for the production team to take over.

junior fashion designer
Mar ‘17 - Dec ‘17
atelier carlos vigil

My first job was at atelier Carlos Vigil. A Peruvian Haute Couture brand with Carlos Vigil as the brand's owner and main designer. worked closely with him in the development of that years collection concept, definition of the colour palette, embroidery, prints on fabrics, and fittings.

English - Fluent
Spanish - Native
French - Work Proficiency
German - Work Proficiency
Education & Training
‘13 - ‘17
Bachelors degree
fashion & textile designer
St Gallen, Switzerland