Consulting

Elisa Palomino offers creative consulting for design-oriented companies in the fields of home, fashion and accessories. With more than 25 years of experience in some of the most prestigious names in fashion, including John Galliano, Christian Dior, Diane Von Furstenberg, Roberto Cavalli and Moschino to share with your company.
A creative concept is proposed with research and inspiration for new collections, products or whole product ranges, which are adapted to your company and specific requirements.
With the aid of visual research and conceptual ideas, the theme is illustrated through keywords, texts, images, materials and colour samples and is presented in terms of booklets, mood boards or Powerpoint presentations.
Elisa Palomino as an external expert accompanies your internal creative teams, such as designers and product managers, to accomplish the creative concept for new developments.
Elisa Palomino works on themes, trends, concepts, colours , she works with fashion and interior designers in the fields of home, fashion and accessories for product development and design.
Elisa Palomino advices on manufacturers and distributors, she has strong relationships with fabric mills, european and overseas suppliers and apparel manufacturers in Europe and Asia.
Once the design is finalized, Elisa helps the sales team to present the collection and works with vendors and product managers. 
Elisa Palomino provides Teaching and Training to Universities and Private Companies. As  Head of Fashion Print department at Central St Martins College of Art and more than 20 years of teaching experience in Universities across the globe she has an extent knowledge to share with your students and company members.

Services:

Creative Direction Mood, Colour and Trend Boards.
Trend Forecasting and Development of new Product categories.
Print and Embroidery Direction.
Sample Development and Fittings.
Sourcing Services.
Cool Hunting.
Talent Scouting.
Teaching and Training.                                                                                                       

Areas of expertise:

Fashion (Trends, Print, Embroidery, Knitwear, Fur, Leather, Denim).
Accessories (Bags, Shoes, Gloves, Lingerie, Swimwear, Scarves, Millinery, Fans, Bijoux, Perfumes).
Interiors (Prints, Colours, Trends).
Show production and Art Direction: lighting, music, photography, Model booking, Hair and make-up.

Skills:

Excellent management, strategic planning, problem solvingnegotiationand teamwork skills. Broad range of experience in talent spotting and recruitingrelevant and compelling designers for several brands.
Extensive experience of the high-end luxury environment and contemporary brands: Womenswear, menswear, knitwear, lingerie and accessories.
Multicultural background with more than 25 years experience working in foreign countries, fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.