Blaauw - Fashion Designer - Perth, WA, Australia

Monica Blaauw

Perth, WA, Australia


Fashion Designer


Specialising in Womenswear, passionate about special occasion and Bridal wear.

Work History

Hand Sewing

Karen Willis Holmes couture bridal

- Cutting Samples
- Liaise with production manager and production team.
- Hand Beading
- Sewing samples on industrial straight sewer.
- Merchandise couture room (Clothing & accessories)


Country Road Menswear

(Richmond, VIC)
- Market research for New York, London and Paris using Photoshop & Illustrator
- Competitor research
- Model fittings
- Filing and organising
- Sourcing fabric samples

Merchandising new samples

Administration- Cleasens

- Pricing
- Liaise with Designer, Manager and Stockists.
- Chasing up payments
- Transferring via TNT


PFF- Giving Back is the new Black

back is the new Black Auction
- Setting up (mannequins/ display)
- Serving alcohol
- Packing Up- Compressing mannequins back into boxes.

Sales Assistant

ENEX 100, Claremont Quarter, Myer Perth, Karrinyup and Garden City

From May 2011

Customer Service/ Selling
- Visual Merchandising
- Stock Control
- Administration
- Housekeeping & store Standards
- Transferring via TNT
27/11/12- Cashier, Steriosonic, Independent Events (Claremont Showgrounds)
- Till Operations/ Cash handling
- Stressful environment
- Alcohol distribution


Kundras Korsets

- Corsetry Production
- Sewing & Overlocking (Stretch knits, Velvet etc.)
- Laying & cutting (stretch materials)

Polytechnic West

graduate show
- Dressing Back Stage

Team Member, Miss Shop & Men's Youth


June 2009 - April 2011

- Customer Service
- Register/ POS operation & training
- Fitting Room Attendee
- Stock replenishment
- Merchandising and minor visual merchandising.
- Loss Prevention
- Liaising with management

Team Member

Shoe Show

- Customer Service/ Selling
- Merchandising & floor co ordination
- Loss Prevention

Team Member

Myer 'Miss Shop

- Customer Service
- Telephone answering
- Presentation and merchandising
- Fitting Room attendance

Team Member

Amart All Sports

Customer Service
- Ordering and accepting stock
- Store operations
2008, Team Member, Myer Women's Apparel (Karrinyup, WA)
- Customer Service
- Presentation of show floor
- Fitting room attendance

Customer Service


June 2007 - June 2009

- Register operations, transactions and cash handling
- Store Presentation/ maintaining

Churchlands SHS

- Catering
- Pamphlet administering
- Raising funds

Salvation Army

- Food Preparation & Service
- Donations

Qualifications & Certifications

Design Fundamentals

Central TAFE

Applied fashion design and technology

Polytechnic West

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