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Full name

Chloe Skalli

Title

Apparel Designer

Location

West Lafayette, IN

Blurb

Fashion Designer in the making, Chloe is currently studying Apparel Design and Technology at Purdue University.

Biography

Chloe is a passionate apparel designer because she views it as a means for individuals to express and empower themselves. This love for the industry, as well as the skills she has honed as an apparel student at Purdue University will make her a valuable asset to any design team.

In addition to apparel design and garment production, Chloe also enjoys exploring the world of Fashion Illustration and Graphic Design. She is proficient in the Adobe Creative suite as well as the Microsoft Office suite. She is currently happily employed as a design assistant at Hot House Market in Indianapolis, IN where her primary responsibilities include upcycling vintage garments and using her graphic design ability to create store promotional materials.

Experience

Sales Associate

Bed Bath and Beyond

West Lafayette, IN · March 2014 – May 2015

Assisted customers on the floor as well as at the customer service desk.

Alterations Associate

David’s Bridal

Cincinnati, OH · May 2015 – August 2015

Conducted alteration appointments, altered bridal and bridesmaid gowns and prepared garments for final pick up.

Designer

Jacob’s Loom

West Lafayette, IN · May 2016 – August 2016

Designed, sourced and prototyped summer II collection for Jacob’s Loom, including a dress, skirt, shorts and a series of signature tank tops.

Sales/Alterations Associate

Talbots

West Lafayette, IN · May 2016 – May 2018

Assist customers on the sales floor, provide alteration services and help with monthly floor sets.

Wardrobe Assistant

Chickenshed Theatre Company

London, UK · May 2017 – July 2017

Interned with Chickenshed Theatre co. and assisted with the patterning, textile sourcing, fitting and construction of costume pieces.

Design Assistant

Hot House Market

Indianapolis, IN · May 2018 – Present

Upcycle vintage garments with modern flair, photograph garments for website and promotional use, design store signage and promotional materials.

Education

BS in Apparel Design and Technology

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN · August 2014 – Present

Major GPA: 3.56

Cumulative GPA: 3.3

Awards
2016 Best Sustainable Art Gallery Submission , Purdue Fashion Association
Created a sustainable jewelry collection using up-cycled silverware, CDs and nail polish
Specialties

Fashion Design, Textile Sourcing, Event Planning, Garment Construction, Fashion Illustration

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Design, Sourcing, Microsoft Office Suite, Jewelry Design, Jewelry Making, Textile Dying/Print Design, Proficient in French, Illustration, Sewing