Francesca Griffin is a womenswear designer based in Dublin, Ireland. She graduated with an honours degree in Fashion Design from the National College of Art and Design, Ireland in 2016. Having interned in London for fashion designers Fyodor Golan, she honed her skills in embellishment through bead work and leather work. Her collections are based around a tactile approach to fashion, with a heavy emphasis on fabrication as well as sculptural and structural fabric manipulation. Utilising alternative fabrics and incorporating items found outside the fashion studio. For her graduate collection she employed these techniques into a women's sportswear collection based on geometric shaping and sculpting.
Work Experience: 2016/17 Costume Trainee on Into the Badlands tv series, Wicklow 2015/17 Millinery Assistant to Jean Condron, Dublin 2016 Womenswear Sales Assistant at Hugo Boss, Dublin 2014 Assistant to Marion Cuddy at Marion Cuddy Design Emporium,Dublin 2013 Intern at Fyodor Golan, Fashion Design House, London 2011 Co-founder of Blind Tiger Collective, Dublin 2009 Intern at Seba Long Bridal Wear, Dublin 2005/14 Co-founder of Project A Apparel, Dublin Education: 2016 BDes (Hons) Degree in Fashion Design, NCAD 2008 Certificate in Fashion and Textiles, Colaiste Ide 2007 Diploma in Fashion Design, Sallynoggin College