Megan du Toit
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Location: Montague Township, NJ, USA
University: FEDISA
Major: BA Fashion Design

Megan du Toit

Megan L du Toit
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Email: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Located: New Jersey/ New York City
Instagram: MEG_DUTOIT
Linkedin: MEGAN-DU-TOIT-56A972159

I have left the security of my home in Cape Town, South Africa, and friends to pursue my desire to work in the fashion industry. My college and outside work have made me determined to succeed in the fashion capital of the world, NYC. My experiences have taught me to be precise, focused on details, innovative and to maintain a sense of humor.

Skills and expertise:

• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• Sewing
• Pattern making
• Analytics and research
• Social media

Professional experience:

Crucial Trade 51, Cape Town, RSA – Trend forecaster/researcher intern January 2019-May 2019
• Completed extensive trend research
• Put together trend forecast reports
• Organized sample study
• Worked under pressure
• Came up with creative styling solutions for presentations
• Assisted employees in completing briefs and presentations under time
constraints

Odette Gomes, Cape Town, RSA – Intern/shop assistant/stylist June 2018 – July 2018
• Assisted with client fittings and alterations
• Emailed clients on current happenings and booked their fittings
• Photographed styled shoots
• Put together looks for designer’s social media

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion and Design
Fedisa, Cape Town, South Arica January 2016 – December 2018
• Apparel specifications
• Pattern development
• Market strategies
• Visual merchandising
• Communication/Social media studies
• Presentation boards

Accomplishments:
2 page spread in Cosmopolitan SA, with my designs.

fashion, design, sewing, merchandising, trend research