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Bespoke Luxury Fitter

Listing ID: 1042293

Bespoke Luxury Fitter

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Catherine Walker
Location: Chelsea, South London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Reporting To: Showroom Manager
Twitter Handle: @CatwalkerCo
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 days 15 hours
About: The Catherine Walker & Co design atelier is based in Bury Walk, a pretty Chelsea mews where seven large studios are run on Parisian lines with separate workrooms devoted to tailoring, dressmaking and with addition skilled craftsmen and women employed for embroidery.

Catherine Walker & Co was founded in 1977 by the design partnership of Catherine Walker and her husband Said Cyrus. The Company proudly maintains its position as a leading British couture house.

Nine years after Catherine Walker’s death, Said Cyrus has created a new chapter in the history of the brand

We are currently looking for a highly experienced fitter who will be responsible for fitting luxury bespoke womenswear clothing (mainly tailoring).
 
What we will expect from you:

  • Experience in performing fittings for luxury bespoke garments
  • Excellent technical skills and fabric knowledge
  • Passionate towards customer satisfaction
  • Ability to put the client at ease
  • Strong communications skills
  • Knowledge of draping, chiffon, silk crepe, lace, beading, and tailoring
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Good multi-tasker and enjoy a fast paced environment
  • Fast learner  
  • EXTREMELY DISCRETE  (nothing heard or discussed regarding our clientele can leave the premises)

Your tasks will include:

  • Assisting our showroom manager in various showroom duties (opening and closing the shop, PR requests and returns, international shipments)
  • Working closely with our patter cutters and seamstresses regarding he fittings
  • Performing daily fittings
  • Covering the showroom manager when shes away 

​Because of the high number of responses regarding the position we are unable to inform unsuccessful candidates about our decision.


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7 years of fittings / alterations / garment tech experience. *

Strong knowledge of tailoring , bespoke clothing. *

Luxury fabric knowledge. *

Very good English skills. *

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