Francesco Castaldo

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About

FASHION DESIGNER

FASHION & LEATHER GOODS DESIGNER

  • Date of birth: 26.07.1996
  • Country: Italy
  • Degree: BA in Fashion & Costume Design
  • University: Accademia Costume e Moda

Portfolio

  • All
  • Womenswear
  • Menswear
  • Leather goods
  • Kidswear

Publications

VOGUE ITALIA

"Francesco Castaldo ci porta nel mondo dell'Haute Couture con lavorazioni come patchwork, color block e raffinati ricami di paillettes, applicate su volumi da avanguardia."

NOWFASHION

"Francesco Castaldo for the Accademia Costume & Moda show in Rome during ALTAROMA."

FASHION MAGAZINE

"[...]ha conquistato la giuria grazie alla «chiara direzione creativa data dall’uso della grafica, dall’abbinamento dei colori e dallo studio delle forme». Sul fronte innovazione è stata apprezzata la fusione della lana Merino con altri materiali insoliti come la lamina siliconica [...]"

GLAMOUR

2019.10 - pag.172

"Una selezione di talenti delle scuole di moda Polimoda (Firenze), Central Saint Martin (Londra) e Accademia costume & Moda (Roma). Ne sentirete Parlare!"

PAP MAGAZINE

C'est ce rèel.

NASTY MAGAZINE

Musing Window. In time, in peace, and now is here this life beyond the dreams.

ASBO

Interview on Asbo Magazine

EXHIBITION TEN TALENTS

"Il vincitore del premio Woolrich, Francesco Castaldo, ha integrato un pratico codice QR nell’iconico motivo a scacchi Buffalo Check, rivisitando così l’idea dello stilista in veste di narratore."

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Personal skills

illustrator 100%
Photoshop 90%
Indesign 60%
Office Suite 80%
Embroider, sew and Knit 80%
Digital and hand drawing 90%
Italian
English
Spanish

Resume

Professional experience

Hype Clothinga

Freelance Menswear & Womenwear Designer

2021.03 - NOW
  • ROME

AITHER

Freelance Menswear Designer

2021.01 - NOW
  • ROME

Development of the new collection of the brand Aither, the new brand of Sartoria Latorre. Outerwear and Ready to wear.

CAPRI SRL

Freelance Menswear & Womenwear Designer

2020.09 - 2021.02
  • NAPLES

MUSEUM-THE ORIGINAL OUTDOOR

Junior Menswear & Womenswear Designer

2020.01 - 2020.09
  • ROME

Outerwear, accessories and Ready to wear. Trend research, moodboard research and color chart proposal. Development of fashion and technical drawings, development of technical sheets of samples and production, bill of materials and defects. Shooting coordination. Creation of graphics and prints.

WOOLRICH

Internship Womenswear & Childrenswear Designer

2019.07 - 2019.12
  • BOLOGNA

Outerwear and Ready to wear (Knitwear and Accessories). Trend research, moodboard research and color charts. Development of fashion and technical drawings, development of technical sheets,defects and participation in activities for special projects. Management and meetings with suppliers. Fashion show / collection coordination and sales meeting. Graphic support in prints.

WOOLRICH

Internship Menswear & Childrenswer Designer

2019.02 - 2019.07
  • BOLOGNA

Outerwear and Ready to wear (Knitwear and Accessories). Trend research, moodboard research and color charts. Development of fashion and technical drawings, development of technical sheets, defects. Graphic support in prints.

LONDON GRADUATE FASHION WEEK

2019.06
  • LONDON

Exhibition of fabrics and clothes made in collaboration with companies which: Andrea Bilics, Apparecchiature di Cernobbio, Dyloan Studio-Bond Factory, Forza giovane e passamani, Gentili Mosconi, Girani Tessuti, IOsa seta, Lanificio di Sordevolo, Limonta, Rilievi e Vasino.

WINNER OF WOOLMARK & WOOLRICH CONTEST

2019.04

Project in collaboration between Woolmark, Woolrich and the Academy of Costume & Fashion. Study and realization of an outfit, designed following the iconic details of woolrich, integrated with the wools of the Woolmark Company.

TALENTS, FASHION SHOW

2019.01
  • Altaroma, Guido Reni District

Finalist, design and development of 6 outfits.

UNIC & GUCCI INDUSTRY PROJECT

2019.01

Development and study of a sustainable leather

Education

BA IN FASHION & COSTUME DESIGN

110 CUM LAUDE
Accademia Costume & Moda

2015.10 - 2019.06
  • ROME

History of fashion and costume, art history, leathergoods design, fashion and costume design, workshops, fabric design, Digital applications: Adobe package (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) knitwear, denim and underwear design

WEB DESIGNER COURSE

2020.04

    HTML, CSS, JQUERY, BOOTSTRAP

SCIENTIFIC HIGH SCHOOL

2009.09 - 2015.07
  • NAPLES

Soft Skills

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