A creative commercial designer with industry experience working for clothing suppliers, retailers and manufacturers. I am passionate about colours, prints & shapes and have a keen eye for concept trends. I have covered;

  • Toddler & Older Girls trend & graphics/prints/checks led casual & party fashion ranges; outerwear, knitwear, denims, jersey, wovens
  • Kids licence branded clothing, nightwear, outerwear, dress up & socks
  • Women’s outerwear, activewear, sportswear, leisurewear & nightwear – graphics/prints/checks
  • Men’s outerwear, sportswear, casual multi-product & nightwear


  • High level of range building
  • Confidently present to different levels of buyers and design teams my trends, concepts and designs.
  • Extensive product development and sourcing of new fabrics and trims.
  • Vast experience creating eye catching, on trend colours into all over prints, placements and graphics with a technical execution.
  • Excellent garment make-up, construction, fitting and pattern knowledge from working alongside pattern cutters, garment techs and machinists within a sample room for over eleven years.
  • Keen eye for detail when creating technical packs for prices and sampling.

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melissarainey, fashion, print designer, clothing suppliers