Marianna Koulianou

Fabric & Trims Specialist

Ambitious, analytical and able to work under pressure. Marianna is an experienced developer with a demonstrated history in the luxury goods industry. Searching for a new challenge

Previous Brands
Peter Pilotto
Typical Freaks
Work Experience
Fabric & Trims Manager - WRTW, Accessories
Jan ‘23 - Jun ‘23

• Fabric and trims sourcing, development for all collections Pre-collection, Runway, Capsules, VIP • Managing critical path and deadlines for all raw materials in order to ensure collection delivery • Managing budgets, invoicing and raising PO's on internal system to process payments • Placing orders for sampling across fabrics and trims for prototype and sampling stage • Developing prints, embroidery, jacquards and special techniques based on the theme of the collections • Accessories, trims and hardware sourcing and development according to price targets • Managing sustainability targets for each collection 70-80% fabric selection eco friendly • Zedonk data input of all raw materials and collections, production handover and overseeing

Fabric Sourcing and Development -WRTW Collections
Feb ‘22 - Nov ‘22

• Sourcing and development of fabrics for Pre-Collection, Runway and Capsules/Special projects • Adhering the critical path for every season making sure lead times are respected • Managing deadlines and delivery dates according to the critical path • Managing the budget and achieving target prices as requested for all collections • Overseeing and coordinating all orders and purchasing for sampling • Collecting all technical information and data of materials • Sourcing and researching recycled and sustainable fabric options • Developing jacquards, lace, prints, and special techniques based on the brief • Resolving any technical issues prior to production

Fabric Development Assistant - Menswear Collections
Jan ‘20 - Nov ‘21

• Sourcing and development based on the brief of the collections across outerwear, leather, jersey, tailoring, shirting and prints. Developing average 600 fabrics per season in colour and design. • Purchasing orders for all collections, calculating quantities and ensuring budget is respected • Monitoring invoicing and raising PO's (SAP), coordinating shipments. Material input on PLM • Managing fabric library, ensure seasonal fabrics are archived, keep fabric boards and rails updated • Developing and launching strike offs for prints and jacquards in collaboration with the textile team • Managing all VIP projects & Capsule collections for Menswear • Adhere the critical path, monitoring delivery dates in order to meet deadlines

Raw Materials Assistant - WRTW Collections
Sep ‘18 - Dec ‘19
Peter Pilotto

• Sourcing and development of fabrics and trims • Coordination and purchase of all raw materials, material input on Zedonk • Textile design of hand embroidery, pleating, jacquards and prints • Manage delivery dates and seasonal budget (invoicing) • Archiving and updating raw materials library each season, ready for production handover

Print Design Internship
Jan ‘17 - Aug ‘17
Typical Freaks

• Working on a print studio executing strike offs and developing different print techniques. • Design & engineer prints - creating research mood boards, digital designs and patterns • Pattern cutting and hand embroidery, creating CADS of print placements for production • Creating digital illustrations, photographing styles for digital lay out and look book

Greek - Native
English - Fluent
French - Work Proficiency
Education & Training
London College of Fashion
‘15 - ‘18
BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles Design:
London College of Fashion
Unknown - ‘22
Fashion and Sustainability
Doukas School
‘14 - ‘15
Arsakeio Tositseio Lyceum Ekali
Unknown - ‘14
Graduate Diploma in Education
Paris, France