Luxury Menswear Studio Assistant Placement

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
South West London
Town :
LONDON
Category :
Design
Contract type :
Internship
Availability :
Part time
Years experience :
Student

Company description

THIS IS A UNPAID INTERNSHIP.

Perpiglia & Thomas is a newly formed menswear brand that focuses on infusing 1940’s style and culture with new contemporary fashion. Our devotion at Perpiglia & Thomas is to work with high quality natural and recycled materials to create a new concept of a ready-to-wear menswear brand combining vintage and contemporary style. We design ready-to-wear menswear clothing, as well as accessories, which are hand made in England and Italy.

Job description

Perpiglia & Thomas are looking for a passionate, organised and eager to learn individuals who are currently studying, have studied or have a strong interest in Fashion (Menswear, Accessories), Textiles, Tailoring, Knitwear, and Pattern Cutting for a travel expenses work experience in their studio based in Tooting.

The right candidate shall be gaining experience predominantly in production, so technical skills are desired. Knitting Pattern cutting, fabric cutting, sewing, (otherwise, be ready and willing to learn within a very short period of time).

The work experience is mainly based in our studio in Tooting, however you must be ready and willing to travel around London if required. This opportunity covers travel expenses only.

Profile

Tasks you could gain experience will in include:
Basic Pattern Alteration and shadowing pattern cutter
Tracing and cutting, sewing up toile
Laying planning and cutting techniques 
Hand sewing finishing for simple creation 
Research and sourcing trims/button etc 
General admin and running errands 
Producing spec sheet 
Shadowing technician during the production at Stoll
Induction training to Stroll knitting machine.