TALIA ABBE

EDUCATION

THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON, SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

Expected May 2022

B.A., Textile and Fashion Design, Entrepreneurship Certificate – 3.5 GPA     

  • Member of the National Honors Society

  • Dean’s Honor List Spring 2020 k

FIT - FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NYC, NY

June 2017 – August 2017

Coursework in Design Illustration

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

LOVESHACKFANCY

Present

Design Intern

  • Support the Design team during the product development process

  • Attend key meetings to understand the creative process of developing product

  • Assist with preparation of presentation concept boards, tableaus and with organizing design archives

TABBE MASKS

April 2020 - July 2020

Founder and CEO

  • Created and sold over 1000 homemade masks

  • Donated all of the profits to Fuel the Fight Westchester

  • Donated masks to frontline workers­­

  • Customized masks for those who wanted

RAMY BROOK

June 2019 - July 2019

Design and Technical Design Intern

  • Used excel to complete tech packs and spec sheets for new lines

  • Measured the incoming samples to plug into tech packs and labeled photographs inserted

  • Participated in discussions regarding upcoming fashion lines

  • Taking photos in fittings, writing down measurements for the new collection every Monday and Wednesday

28 ROW

September 2019- Present

Campus Influencer

  • Post photos on social media to promote individual company merchandise

  • Encourage fellow students to buy from these companies

RENT THE RUNWAY

January 2020- June 2020

Campus Influencer

  • Post photos on social media to promote individual company merchandise

  • Encourage fellow students to buy from these companies

V MAGAZINE

June 2017 - July 2017

Intern

  • Published two articles on the website using current events such as new artists’ albums and movie teasers

  • Worked on the technical aspects of the magazine before it went to print by observing colleagues

  • Helped decide layout and look of the magazine with key decision makers

 

Campus Involvement

MODA MADISON

February 2020- May 2020
August 2020- Present

Fashion Staff Writer

Special Events Coordinator          

  • Write weekly articles for the fashion and lifestyle section, published in monthly issues

  • Plan and execute launch parties and University of Wisconsin Fashion Week

  • Brainstorm, plan and execute social events and volunteer events

ATA - APPAREL AND TEXTILE ASSOCIATION

September 2018 - Present

Art Director

  • Participate in different activities related to fashion design. Ex. Crocheting and illustration.

  • Use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to design at least twenty- six posters a year to advocate for the club in order to recruit approximately twenty new members and publicize events

CHI OMEGA NU CHAPTER

September 2018 - December 2019

Assistant Apparel Chair, Day Chair Committee

  • Assisted the apparel chair in designing the clothing for the chapter using adobe illustrator and custom ink clothing

  • Joined recruitment chair in bringing in new members by planning events and figuring out the rooms interior design

 

Skills and Interests

  • Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Pattern Making, Sewing, Shabori Dye, Ice Dye, Crocheting, Embroidering, Knitting

  • Fashion Design, Illustration, Cheerleading, Music, Traveling, Tennis, Criminal Justice