Kristin Dedorson

Fashion consultant

New York, NY, USA
Fashion designer specialising in Women's RTW, surface design and illustration.
I accept commissions and editorial assignments for the fashion/beauty and lifestyle market.

Work Experience


Fashion designer and illustrator, Independent

Women's RTW collections, Surface design and Illustration
September 2014 - Present New York, New York, United States


Lead designer apparel & textiles

- Re-defined the brand DNA and improved the creative teamwork, resulting in a 70% increase in sales.
- Responsible for all phases of design development of four full RTW collections a year, through to final fit approval.
- Developed initial concepts, mood boards and colour stories for each season, all categories (Woven, Cut & Sew, Sweater)
- Researched and analysed fashion market to establish key trends for the season, regular travel to NYC, Paris, London. - Designed all-over statement prints for silk fabrics. Screen print and digital print. Concept, repeats & color ways.
- Fabric sourcing with manufacturers and at European textile trade shows such as Première vision & Munich Fabric Start.
- Worked closely with in-house pattern maker, tech designer and production manager.
- Managed design assistants and mentored interns.
- Art direction for image shoots, look books and runway shows.
January 2005 - July 2014 Sweden


The Swedish School Of Textiles

Associate's degree, Fashion design

Fashion design in profession I&II
Digital image editing (Photoshop)
CAD in fashion sketching, advanced (Illustrator)
Fashion and textile photography
Fashion drawing
2003 - 2008 Borås, Sweden

Advanced Vocational Training

Advanced Vocational Training, Fashion technology and manufacturing

Manual pattern construction & sewing
Computer aided pattern construction
Production management
Fashion drawing
Textile materials
2003 - 2005 Borås, Sweden


Swedish (Native),
English (Fluent),
German (Conversational),
Spanish (Beginner),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Artdirection, Creative Direction, Fashion Illustraion, Hand Sketching, Lectra Modaris, Mac OSx & Office, Watercolor,