COLLABORATIONS
- Co-founded the Accessories brand Plash London with textile designer Carmen V. Machado, showcased at the Future Fabrics Expo as part of the innovation in recycled plastic. (2018)
- Collaborated with, MA menswear designer on his final collection's accessories. showcased at London Fashion Week as part of LCFMA19. (2019)


WORK EXPERIENCE
Emma s.r.l  .  Florence                                               June 2018 - September 2018 
Accessories designer intern    .   Part time                
 . Trends research and presentations design for licensed brands (Blumarine, Annarita n.).
 . Liaising with merchandising team and art direction to provide on brand design outcomes.

Loro Piana  .  London                                                         March 2016 -  July 2019
Senior Sale Consultant    .  part time                           
 . Playing an active role in the team to provide a positive customer experience and drive sales.
 . Use of client data base for a personalized clientelling to maximise sales.

Bottega Veneta   .  London                                       December 2014 - March 2016
Brand Ambassador .  Full time       
 . Key member of store opening 
 . Deliver outstanding training on customer service standards, sales techniques        and product knowledge.

Bottega Veneta   .  Spain                                          May 2013 -December 2014 Sale consultant / Stock controller .   Full time               
 . Key member of store opening (Barcelona).
 . Acting concession manager (Barcelona) 3 months.
 . Managing stock and liaise with European stock control office (Barcelona).
 . Summer temporary sales consultant (Marbella) 6 months.

Dolce & Gabbana   .  London                                 November 2012-May 2013   Sale consultant  .  Full time          
 . Responsible for leather goods trainings.
 . Use of client data base for a personalized clientelling to maximise sales.

Fleet Ilya  .  London                                                      April 2012 - June 2012   Maker / Materials outsourcing developer .   Part time                               
 . Active Leather goods making with traditional craft techniques.
 . New material research and buying.

Feathers  .  London                                           August 2011-November 2012   Sale consultant / Photographer  .  Full time                    
 . Product and mood photography for the online store.
 . Use of client data base for a personalized clientelling to maximise sales.
Bacci s.r.l.    .   Florence                                                    May 2007 – March 2010 Maker  .  Full time                      
 . Bags production and prototype development within the highest standard. 
Mainly working with exotic skins. 
 . Working exclusively for Kering group Mainly for Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen.


EDUCATION
 . BA (hons) Fashion Bags and Accessories Design and Innovation
   at London College of Fashion (2019)  GRADE: 2.1 UK / 100 Italian
 . Graphic design at Tower Hamlets college. (2013)
 . Photography courses beginner and advance at FoFu. (2008)
 . Pattern making at Alta Scuola di Pelletteria Italiana. (2007)


AWARDS
- Get Radical or Get Real University Competition: 1st prize (2018)
- Inditex Accessories Design Competition: Finalist (2018)
- YKK Innovative Use of Zips Competition: 1st prize (2017) 
 http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/fashion/2017/05/11/francesco-nenna-wins-ykk-bags-accessories-competition/

SKILLS
ACCESSORIES MAKING    .    SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS RESEARCH    .    PATTERN CUTTING
ADOBE                      .                      RHINOCEROS 5                        .                       MICROSOFT
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION     .      STRESS MANAGEMENT      .       TEAM BUILDING


LANGUAGES
Italian: mother tongue                               English: fluent                                 Spanish: fluent 

                                                                                  Referees and certifications upon request.
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