Anthony Manfredonia Creative Director Fashion Designer
Fashion Design
Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Parsons School of Design
Major: Fashion Design

Anthony Manfredonia Creative Director Fashion Designer

ANTHONY J. MANFREDONIA
23 Lincoln Street
Ramsey, NJ 07446
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EXPERIENCE:

02/07-12/18 Manfredonia LLC., CEO & Creative Director

04/08-07/08 Kasper, Freelance Designer

11/06-02/07 Peter Soronen, Producer/Casting/Director/Co-Designer
• Responsible for production, casting, and coordination of all aspects of Fall 2007 fashion show
• Co-Designed collection for Fall 2007
• Editorial credits on ------------ and on Hilary Swank for Los Angeles
“The Reaping” Premiere

11/04-11/06 Isaac Mizrahi Haute Couture, Design Director
• Responsible for all aspects of design and coordination of Haute Couture, Shearling and Fur Diffusion lines
• Company representative responsible for client and celebrity fittings
• Doubled sales from one million to two million dollars in first year with company
• Manage day to day business for fabrics, embroidery, sample room and client orders
• Involved as design representative for all associated projects related to the high- end couture business
• Created Meryl Streep’s custom Golden Globes gown
• Editorial coverage in Vogue, WWD, In Style, Paper, Glamour, NY Times, Associated Press and Golden Globes

04/04-11/04 Freelance Designer
• Wash
• J Crew

11/02-04/04 The Limited, Associate Designer
• Design and develop ready-to-wear, leather, suede, and outerwear
• Editorial coverage on designs in Marie Claire, Vogue, and Lucky
• Manage local and foreign vendors from concept through production
• Responsible for design/technical packages on Web PDM system

06/02-11/02 Randolph Duke, Freelance Assistant Designer
• Design and develop ready-to-wear
• Managed all manufacturers for collection


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05/01-05/02 Chaiken, Assistant Designer/ Fabric Allocater
• Design and develop ready-to-wear for line
• Responsible for resourcing and coordinating fabrics from international textile companies
• Core team member in preparation for Fashion Show



08/99-05/01 Stan Herman Studio, Assistant to Designer
• Design and develop loungewear line and uniform projects
• Liaison to manufacturers for new concepts, trends, and design of products


07/97-08/99 Donna Karan Collection Women’s Division, Assistant to Design Director
• Involved with all aspects of line, fittings and fashion show
• Responsible for draping select evening wear for Fall/Holiday collection
• Initiated, coordinated and customized set up of computer system for collection team

04/96-07/97 DKNY / D Women’s Division, Assistant to Design Team
• Designed group for Resort 1997
• Involved with all aspects of line, fittings and fashion show

05/95-04/98 Tracy Reese/ Plenty Womenswear, Design Assistant
• Responsible for embroidery, hand-beading, print, and pattern development

EDUCATION: Parsons School of Design
• Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 1999
• Winner of prestigious Golden Thimble Award for Senior project

AFFILIATIONS: Parsons School of Design Guest Critic, Fall 2003 to Present

SPECIAL SKILLS: Proficient in pattern making, sewing, embroidery/print developments, factory coordination, computer proficient photoshop/excel/word/web pdm/etc.

References Available Upon Request

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