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    .    Part time                                  June 2018 - September 2018 Accessories designer intern    
- 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 .   part time                                                       March 2016 -  Current Senior Sale Consultant    
- 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  .  Full time                                December 2014 - March 2016 Brand Ambassador
- Key member of store opening 
- Deliver outstanding training on customer service standards, sales techniques and product knowledge.

Bottega Veneta   .  Spain  .  Full time                                        May 2013 -December 2014 Sale consultant / Stock controller
- 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  .  Full time                                   November 2012-May 2013   Sale consultant
- Responsible for leather goods trainings.
- Use of client data base for a personalised clientelling to maximise sales.

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

Feathers  .  London  .  Full time                                              August 2011-November 2012   Sale consultant / Photographer
- Product and mood photography for the online store.
- Use of client data base for a personalised clientelling to maximise sales.

Bacci s.r.l.    .   Florence   .  Full time                                              May 2007 – March2010 Maker
- 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 (2019)
- 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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