Job Summary:

The Designer, wovens will concentrate on wovens products across all categories. He/she will work closely with Creative Director to understand the DNA of Lafayette 148 each season. This individual will give an identity to the brand across all categories and bring vision and direction to the design and product development team.



  • Conduct in-depth trend research to maintain a high level of relevancy and develop seasonal mood boards
  • Produce accurate flat sketches that clearly propose proportion, detail, and fit via hand or Illustrator
  • Work closely with the technical team and head Patternmaker to develop multiple prototypes
  • Style the collection in preparation for market and photoshoots
  • Travel to China seasonally to work directly with the Sample Room on finalizing all fit and finishing details


Desired Background:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree (Fashion Design)



  • Women’s luxury apparel required
  • 7+ years of relevant experience



  • In depth understanding of the Lafayette 148 NY brand
  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, construction techniques, fit, and trim
  • Ability to design around concept direction
  • Highly Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
  • Willingness to travel to China up to 4 times a year


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