Kelsey Van Patten

Kelsey Van Patten

Freelance Fashion & Textile Designer

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Contract apparel and textile designer specializing in women’s and men’s markets including contemporary RTW, streetwear, and technical outdoor apparel, with extensive professional and personal experience in the action sports industry. Clear understanding of sampling, garment construction, and fit. Experienced in tech pack development, and trim, fabric and manufacturer sourcing. Has solid knowledge of researching and identifying emerging concepts and trends, and adjusting them to fit a particular market and brand image. Excellent with vendor communication, both overseas and domestic, for details of all sample development through production. Knowledge of all aspects of the garment development process to a market-ready point. Skilled in creation of prints in production-ready format. Personal background in action sports and outdoor activities including snowboarding, surfing, hiking, and trail running.

*Portfolio viewable at www.kvpdesigns.com

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