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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.

 
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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