Freelance Menswear Designer.
Nim has been in the fashion industry as a menswear designer for over twenty years, in which time he has gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of the fashion industry.
As an established freelance menswear designer, Nim has a complete understanding of the design, sampling, and manufacturing processes necessary to ensure his clients success.
He is very flexible in the range of services he offers, and is happy to offer his professional advice to new startup businesses.
Whether you need the design of a complete collection from start to finish, or you just need some help and advice in finalising your own designs, sourcing fabrics, or creating your tech packs, Nim will be more than happy to help.
Nim has worked for some iconic menswear brands, including Oswald Boateng, G-Star RAW, and Scotch & Soda.
Concept generation and range planning.
Building a colour story.
Building a cohesive fabric story within a collection.
Compiling mood boards and other presentation devices.
Hand sketching and translating into digital formats.
Creating technical sketches
Making tech-packs and detailed technical sketches for coherent factory communication.
Fabric And Trim Sourcing.
Providing mill and agent contacts for all types of menswear fabrics and trims.
Advising on suitable factories and locations.
Advising on fabric suitability and sustainability.
Manipulating and amending patterns for sampling and production
Sampling And Production.
Providing garment manufacturing contacts for wovens, jersey, denim, and outerwear.
London, China, Hong Kong, Turkey, Tunisia, Italy, Portugal, and Greece.
Communicating effectively and efficiently with factories and sampling rooms.
Advises on all aspects of denim and denim-type products with respect to design and construction.
Designing and developing different washes and treatments with suppliers.
Understanding the intricacies of the global move towards greener fashion – Particularly the benefits and problems of many new sustainable solutions, including recycled fibres, organic fibres, the use of alternative fibres, new technologies, reduced water consumption, recycling, upcycling , etc.
Nim can provide consultancy services to established brands, or new startups.