Kristin Michelle Brady
I am a fashion and costume designer.
With over 17 years of fashion industry experience, I am skilled in garment design, planning, and construction. I am also well versed in creative direction, sales, and marketing.
I have experience in the following areas:
Fashion Design, Fashion/Costume History, Dress Making, Costume Design, Wigs, Basic Millinery, Industrial Machines, Hand Stitching, Organization, Art/Creative Direction, Sketching, Illustrating

Professional Body of Work

Godspell the musical Film February-April 2021
Costume Designer
Crean Lutheran High School
Irvine, Ca

Cirque Du Soleil Oct 2013-2020
Costume and Wardrobe Technician
Totem 2013-2014
Luzia 2017-2018
Volta 2020

Maintaining Artistic Vision
While working directly with the head of wardrobe, I was responsible for assisting talent and crew within the wardrobe department, of the "Artistic Tent".
Costume Maintenance
Hand stitching, industrial machinery (straight stitch, serge, over lock, high speed multi-stitch machines), industrial garment steamers, proper laundry and hand washing technique, expertise in fabric knowledge, professional ironing knowledge/use, perform fittings, and complete alterations.
Wig styling, false facial hair, shoes, and hats.

London International Creative Competition 2020
Selene, Costume Design Honorable Mention, London, England

Pipikini 2020
Featured Fashion Designer

Metropolitan Fashion Week 2019
Featured Costume Designer
The Grove Costume Contest Hosted by KTLA 5
Los Angeles City Hall Hosted by Christine Devine

KTG Fashion House Nov 2007-Present
Fashion Designer, Costume Design, Stylist, Creative Director
Independently designing since November 2007,
Custom designs, fashion styling and art direction.

Not Just a Label 2017
Contemporary Fashion Designer

Covalen Studio Fall 2015-present
Creative Designer

Art Director, production manager, seamstress, graphic design, project management.

Additional Experience
Women and Menswear Designer, Hilo Clothing Spring 2011-Winter 2013
At Hilo I succeeded in selling 6 collections.

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Summa Cum Laude (GPA 4.0)
Herberger Institute for Design and The Arts, Bachelor of Art in Art History
(currently pursuing)

Past Education

* Santa Monica College 2016-2018 Dean's List (Summa Cum Laude GPA 3.8/4.0) * Independent Business Studies 2011-2013 * Academy of Art University 2006-2007 * Long Beach City College 2003-2006 * Gahr High School Class of 2003 Graduated with Honors *

Technical/ Professional Skills
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Visual Merchandising, Creative Composition, Art Direction, Color Theory

Painting (oils, watercolor, acrylic), Graphic Design

P.R. /Marketing/Social Media Marketing, Fashion Styling, Photography
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