Elon Kebede is a recent graduate from University of North Texas. With her fine draping, illustration, pattern making and garment construction expertise, designer Elon Kebede was able to graduate with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion design.
With her many achievements and knowledge from past internships and freelance designer positions, Elon has been able to sharpen her skills and truly zone into the area in which she will master in. Her main desires is to open a wedding gown line where she is able to modernize and harmonize her Ethiopian culture and American upbringing, fusing them to create unique and breathtaking gowns. Her eye has been sharpened and made ready for such a time as this.
January 2020 - March 2020
Assisted head designer in new projects
Hand-stitched couture and bridal garments
Organized and solidified garment patterns
Assisted designer with New York Fashion Week
Mood Designer Fabrics
Assisted customers with knowledge in fabrics
Organized silk department
Sent out orders of fabrics to multiple companies
Able to provide yardage expertise and cut fabric for customers
Assisted staff with styling drop offs
Cycle counted all shoes and recorded them onto Shopify
Assisted Founder Aurora James in any task needed
Sourced fabrics for upcoming season
African Mosaique, Anna Getaneh, Ethiopia - Summer Intern
Created flat technical sketches for summer collection and other various projects
Organized fabric selections to ensure all fabrics are seen and are being used properly
Aided in designing garments for the upcoming seasonal collection
University of North Texas, Denton TX— B.F.A.
Fashion Design- April 2021