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LÉA BARRÉ

31 Grove House 16 Tudor Grove E9 7QP London

+44 7542337932 – +33666196471 – Contact@leabarre.com

Born November 9th 1989 – Driving license

 

– 2009 – 2014: Bachelor & Master 2 of Fashion design and Stylisme at « Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de La Cambre » – Belgium.

– 2008 – 2009 : Foundation class in Art at Atelier de Sèvres Paris – France.

– 2005 – 2008 : Bachalauréat Section Science at Lycée Victor Duruy Paris – France.

– Sept 2015 – Now : Working at Léa Barré as personal fashion designer.

– May 2015 : Making 1 outfit for a movie advertising for Cartier jewellery.

– October – December 2014: Assistant designer at Céline – in charge of Fabric to sketch illustration.

– September 2014: Studio Assistant at Christopher Kane pre-show – collaborating with Jacob Kjeldgaard’s assistant for dressings, co-referent for dressers during the show.

– October-December 2013: Internship as assistant designer at DIOR Studio –proposals for embroideries, researches on volumes of sleeves and shoulders for tailoring, responsible of illustrating the pre-collection with photoshop.

– March 2013: Making 5 garments for the photographer Pierre Debusschere, presented in his movie “IKSTTSWLLTI” at the international festival of fashion and photography in Hyères, April 2013.

– January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014: Assistant designer at Raf Simons – castings, fittings and show for FW 2013, SS 2014 and SS 2015, responsible of communication with retouche team.

– June- August 2012: Internship as assistant designer for c.neeon, Berlin – screen-printing, knits finishing, modelling 3 pants for the collection.

– December 2011: Assistant stylist for Jean-Michel Clerc for « Numero Homme », March 2012 issue.

June- July 2011: Intern at « ligne artisanale » of Maison Martin Margiela – embroideries, images researches, making the shoes.

– June- July 2010: Internship as assistant designer for Nathalie Garçon – technical drawings.

 

– Dresser for shows:

  • Raf Simons at « Jeu de Paume », FW 2010-2011 collection, and at « la Maison Rouge », FW 2011-2012 collection.
  • Maison Martin Margiela, Haute couture FW 2011-2012 and SS 2012.
  • Weekend Fashion Award 2011, Brussels.
  • June 2014 : Winner or ELLE Belgium prize for graduation collection.

Creation of a wig during New York Fashion Week in September 2010:

  • Exposed at the Openhouse Gallery, New York, from September to October 2010.
  • Used for media cover (poster, catalogue and derived objects) of Modo Brussels, October 2010.

– Languages : French – mother tongue / English – good level / Spanish and Italian: understood

– Computer: Pack Office, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

– The others : Humanitarian at Burkina Faso and Madagascar giving courses (French, maths, computer skills and music) to young girls. Also distribution of food and medicines)

– Travels: Togo and Bénin (solo), Mongolia, Ivory Coast, Mali, India, United States…