Siwar Dridi

Siwar Dridi, a Tunisian-British Womenswear Fashion Design Graduate (Class of 2020) Graduating with a BA (Hons) from Birmingham City University, School of the Arts, has always been surrounded by creatives, artists, and seamstresses within the family from a young age. Observing the paint being applied with subtle brushstrokes onto canvas and the delicate stitching applied to fabricate beautiful yet classic pieces, has defined her design skills and nourished her creativity and passion for the Arts and Fashion.  


Siwar’s aesthetics and style aims to produce modern, bold, and authentic designs that celebrate culture, art, and craftsmanship.

Like what you see? If you’d like to collaborate, please get in touch.

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  • Business Plan templates 

  • Social Media Templates

  • Marketing Templates

  • Newsletter Templates

  • Personalised Cards 

  • Stationary Papers & notebooks

 
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Learning & Development Trainee - Nespresso

  • Contribute to the effective use of the learning solutions evaluating training efficiency through feedback forms.

  • Coordinate all relevant training processes.

  • Create, plan and deliver content face-to-face and virtually. 

  • Communicate all relevant information with the marketing and L&D team as well as work closely with boutique manager to prioritize all requests. 

  • Create and update Training & Learning communication online, Microsoft office, outlook email and mentimeter. 

  • Lead, inspire and motivate teams (midlands including Nottingham & Birmingham boutiques). 

  • Organise a weekly & monthly planner for delivering content through Excel and communicate this with boutique manager, regional boutique manager and boutique seniors.

  • Team & training coordination.

 

Creative Digital Designer

​Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and create a website for a food/beverages small Company (Donia's Tunisian Sweets). 

  • Ensuring all content is optimized for multiple devices (Omni-channels).

  • Create impactful animated content that elevates campaign storytelling on the website as well as social media: Instagram & Facebook. 

  • Support all digital platforms including e-mails, subscription letters & invoices.

Knowledge & skills obtained:

  • Increased knowledge in Graphic Design, UX Design, Google SEO's and analytics, customer management, Project management, typography, white-space, Independent decision making, and problem-solving skills.

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Peachland X Fiyar Designer - Freelance

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work very close with Macro and Mega Instagram Influencers including Anna and Mani Vakili, of the collaborative design collection and creation of Peachland X Fiyah.

  • Research, Collate and create macro and seasonal trends Presentations including key shapes, colour, concepts, prints and graphics and catwalk trends.

  • Create Tech Packs, CAD’s and develop long-term relations with suppliers, mills and manufacturers and wholesalers.

  • Work closely with pattern cutters for production samples and processes and demonstrate Professional work ethics

  • Work as part of a team (Public Relations, Buying and graphic team) to communicate and share ideas clearly as a result of achieving a successful outcome.

Knowledge & skills Obtained:

Working in a fast paced environment, Fast apparel fashion, Styling, Wholesaling, Buying, written and verbal communication, Supplier communications, Production processes, range planning, tech packs, collaboration with creatives. 

 

Paul Smith - Womenswear Design & Studio Assistant - Intern

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Complete technical specification sheets and update fabric and swatch files to include information on base fabrics, washes and colourway references.

  • Accommodate and work with all members of the Womenswear team on a variety of tasks, as and when needed including mood boards, colour boards, colour cards, CAD, print/embellishment placements, art ­working, general research, flat drawings, organising the studio space and sourcing art supplies.

Knowledge & skills Obtained:

Rendering techniques, warping pattern fills, working with scanned fabric, manipulating pattern fills, photoshop, illustrator, tailored flats (lining and collar details), research development, colour development, moodboards, pricing, apparel fashion, merchandise. 

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Myla London - Lingerie Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creative Collaboration with personal shoppers to meet and exceed beyond and above the customer’s needs.

  • Accommodated with bra and designer linger fittings and build my private clientele book.

  • Advise customers with up to date and the newest offers with the communication of e-mail and telephone.

Knowledge & Skills Obtained: 

Private Clientelling, female body shape, designer lingerie, fabrications, styling, collaboration with private stylists, sales, marketing, branding, visual merchandise, bra fittings, KPI'S. 

 
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Client Wedding Fittings

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Hemyca London

Hemyca London Bespoke Assistant Studio - Intern

Duties & Responsibilities:​

  • Assist with the Creative Director and owner with private fittings and meetings; including The Hotel Café Royal London.

  • Support pattern cutters with pattern cutting. tracing and grading.

  • Manufacture and build garments for private clients.

Knowledge & Skills Obtained:

Fittings, draping, grading, pattern cutting, tailoring, garment construction, manufacturing, design assisting.  

 

Armani Prive Haute-Couture - Intern

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the Armani Privee design team and the atelier with Moulaging (draping) and concept research.

  • Trace and sketch couture gowns and pieces.

  • Accelerate in Hand sketching skills and understanding of using mixed media.

Knowledge & Skills Obtained:

Haute-Couture, hand drawing/sketching, pro-marker sketching, shading, mark making, illustration development, illustration branding.  

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