Dee Larsen

Location Los Angeles
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Work History

Senior Designer
REVOLVE
Feb 2017 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Senior Designer for Revolve's portfolio brands under partner Alliance Apparel, working with Alliance Apparel's creative and design directors as lead of brands including GRLFRND, LPA, NBD, CHRISSY TEIGEN, leather and gowns across several of Revolve's portfolio brands, as well as taking lead on select influencer brands - including Revolve's most successful brand launch to date: Chrissy Teigen. Works closely with Fabric R&D on global fabric/trim sourcing and development, traveling overseas to source and establish core materials. Managing/leading a team of 5 designers within these brands/categories.
Designer
Kendall + Kylie
Sep 2014 - Jan 2017
Greater Los Angeles Area
Worked as design lead with creative director to launch Kendall and Kylie's contemporary collections. Worked closely both in conceptual development, global fabric/trim sourcing and development, concept development, tech packs, illustration, garment specifications. Provided sourcing and market research in the far east, London, Los Angeles, and New York.
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Kendall + Kylie for Top Shop
Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
DTLA
Designer for Kendall and Kylie, who have emerged as style icons with one of the largest audiences in digital media today. An audience which they personally reach daily on their terms, and one that admires them for their originality, candor and fashion sense. Kendall & Kylie Jenner's lifestyle brand launches in Top Shop 2015, and set to develop E-commerce labels as well as elevated collections for select department stores. Job responsibilities include print direction, assisting creative director as well as Kendall and Kylie in conceptual development, global fabric/trim sourcing and development, concept development, tech packs, illustration, garment specifications. Sourcing and market research in the far east, London, Los Angeles, and New York.
Designer
Nasty Gal
Sep 2011 - Sep 2014
DTLA
Remaining an avid supporter of founder, creative director, discerning fashionista, and general GIRLBOSS, Sophia Amoruso since her inception of the brand. Joined the team full time at the start of the in-house label to help Sophia and her Nasty Gal tribe to design one of a kind main line and elevated seasonal collection product for the brand's growing cult-like followers. Job responsibilities include assistance in concept development, product development, tech packs, garment specifications, illustration, fabric & material sourcing. Designed across apparel categories, with a flair for dresses.
ASSISTANT Designer
Brian Lichtenberg
Jun 2010 - Dec 2011
DTLA
Assisting Creative Director and founder, Brian Lichtenberg in the conceptual and design development of chic streetwear apparel for select specialty boutiques such as Colette in Paris, Antonia in Milan, and Selfridges and Kitson in Los Angeles, as well as high end department stores Browns of London and Harvey Nichols. Responsibilities included sketching, draping, technical flats, pattern drafting, sample making, fabric sourcing, and general production assistance for collections as well as one of a kind show pieces constructed for Brian's celebrity clients.

Education

Ecole De La Couture Chambre Syndicale Parisenne
2009 - 2010
BFA
Academy of Art University
2005 - 2009

Skills