Couture Tailor - Luxury Womenswear

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
2284
Contact
Joanna Nathan
Sector
Luxury, Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Couture Tailor to join a new Luxury Brand based in London. It is an amazing opportunity to join an innovative luxury Womenswear Haute Couture brand and be involved in the creation of beautiful bespoke garments.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating bespoke tailored pieces from start to finish, using the finest traditional sewing and tailoring techniques
  • Choosing appropriate construction techniques and interfacing/interlining fabrics to reach the highest level of quality for each style
  • Cutting, mounting, hand and/or machine sewing and pressing of all parts of the tailored garments
  • Performing toile and fabric fitting for the tailored garments and making the necessary alterations to achieve a perfect fit
  • Travelling for fitting when required
  • Coaching and supporting team members

Person specification:

  • 5 to 10 years experience in hand tailoring
  • Excellent construction knowledge
  • Superior hand and machine sewing skills
  • High attention to details
  • Able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliability and professionalism, which includes respect of confidentiality
  • Good communication skills

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