• Abla London - Mood Board, Shara Johnson
  • Abla London AW17 - Fabric & Texture Combinations - Shara Johnson
  • Abla London AW17 - Autumn Line up - Shara Johnson
  • Abla London AW17 - Range Board - Shara Johnson
  • Big Beads Jacket and circle skirt
  • volume
  • back view
  • Look 3 Carnival madness puff dress
  • side view
  • dress and boyfriend jacket
  • Look 3 Carnival madness puff dress and jacket
  • look 3 editorial shot
  • Carnival suit
  • side view
  • Back of slim fit suit
  • Long sleeved shirt and trousers
  • Long sleeved shirt back
  • Look 5
  • look 5 back view
  • Look 5 side view
  • Editorial shot
  • Look 6
  • Look 6 back view
  • Beach Maxi front view
  • Beach maxi side view
  • Halter top and puff skirt
  • Mood & Movement Board
  • Consumer Board
  • Key Colours and Texture board
  • Silllouette inspiration board part 1
  • Silllouette inspiration board part 2
  • Range Plan part 1
  • Range plan part 2
  • Lianne La Havas in Shara Design
  • Final illustration line up
  • Final Shoot Line up
  • Print portfolio title page
  • Print Mood Board
  • Print Key Colours and inspiration board
  • Final Print Designs
  • Final Print and Closeup Details
  • LVC title page
  • Lady V. Couture Floral mood board
  • Lady V. Couture colour board
  • Lady V. Couture designs for Ss17
  • Lady V. Couture designs
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Lady V. Couture CAD designs
  • Lady V. Couture final pre production sample
  • Dress design for children's couture line Lady V couture featured in August issue of British Vogue 2017
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Shara Johnson design for brand Lady V. Couture
  • Sunset Maxi - 'Safarii' collection 2011
  • 'Safarii' collection Maxi - 'Touch of London' fashion show 2012
  • BBC WM Radio Presesnter Shay Grewal in a 'Shara' gown at the Asian Awards 2015 - Photograher: Terry Scott
  • BBC WM Radio Presenter Shay Grewal arriving at the Asian Awards in 'Shara' - Photographer Karwai Tang
  • FMI UK arena Tour: Craig David & Lauren faith - Stylist Alexis Knox, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • FMI UK arena Tour: Craig David & Lauren faith - Stylist Alexis Knox, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • FMI UK arena Tour: Lauren faith - Stylist Alexis Knox, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • FMI UK arena Tour: Lauren faith - Stylist Alexis Knox, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • NappyRoots shoot in Noctis Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • Nappy Roots shoot in 'Noctis' Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • Nappy Roots shoot in 'Noctis' Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • 'Masculine & Feminine' for 'Notion' Magazine, Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist assistant: Shara
  • Masuline shoot in Notion Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • Masuline shoot in Notion Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • Masuline shoot in Notion Magazine - Photographer: Arron Dunworth, Stylist: Sian Saunders, Stylist Assistant: Shara Johnson
  • Shara - Designing a red carpet gown for the Asian awards 2015
  • fruit bowl suit
  • MAKING A JACKET FROM SCRATCH!
  • VLOG: FASHION ASSISTING BACKSTAGE AT MILAN FASHION WEEK ON THE 'GRINKO' SHOW
  • Interview with Notting Hill Carnival Costume Designer of M2K Mas: David Brown

Freelance fashion designer who studied fashion design and development in womens wear with an ardent interest in working with bright colours and bold prints.

Contact Details: sharajjohnson@gmail.com
Blog: sharasfashion.blogspot.co.uk

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Abla London
Freelance Fashion Designer June 2017 - July 2017

Meeting with the founder of the company to discuss target consumer and collection direction. Designing Trend pack for Abla London’s AW17 collection Designing outfit illustrations on models with revisions for AW17 collection Doing CAD range boards of 20 pieces, in Illustrator both plain and in colour. Producing specification sheets with measurements, design details along with colour, fabric & trim suggestions for the manufacturer to make pre-production samples. Communicating with founder of the company in between each stage to keep her informed of the collection progression.

BBC TV Series - Letter Box
Wardrobe Assistant June 2017

Choosing and styling options for contestants to wear on the show for filming. Camera testing outfits to ensure they matched the show concept, making sure clothing didn’t strobe, and contestants complimented each other. Steaming garments & organising rails of outfits into their correct shows as multiple shows were filmed on one day. Putting name badges on contestants and making sure clothing was fixed in between filming.

Freelance Fashion Designer - November 2016 - April 2017
Lady V. Couture

Attending weekly meetings to discuss collection direction and present the designs for the Ss17 collection to founder of the company. Creating Mood boards, researching trends & Designing collection for the Ss17 launch by hand & on Illustrator Designing Logo & luxury bags for brand packaging & website Attending production meetings with manufacturers to discuss fabric choices and time frame deadlines for pre-production samples Sourcing fabric and trim suggestions for designs Putting forward ideas for future collections.

Celebrity Stylist - Alexis Knox
Assistant Stylist - October 2016 - April 2017

Assisting styling on the Craig David UK Arena Tour, Assisting on the sets of music videos, backstage at X factor, Top of the pops, dress rehearsals. Travelling to Milan to do assistant styling on the 'Grinko' fashion show. Doing pick ups and returns from PR agencies, attending to press appointments to choose samples, attending press events, doing minor outfit alterations for Clients such as Craig David. Assisting on Music Videos for Music artists such as: Craig David and Iris Gold.

Julien Macdonald
Design Assistant - September 2016

Responsibilities: Doing finishings on couture dresses, hand sewing embellishments onto dresses, cutting out patterns, hand beading, dressing models at the Ss17 show, visiting suppliers ahead of the show.

Assistant Stylist MOBOS - Nov 2015
Working with Lethal B dancers for his opening performance

Organising clothing & shoes on rails for each dancer. Doing dancer fittings, minor costume alterations, customising merchandise.

Victoria Beckham
Womenswear Design Development assistant - Jan 2013 - March 2013
Responsibilities: Tracing off patterns, liasing with UK based and International manufacturers, setting up presentation rooms, pattern amendments, stock inventory, fabric and trim send outs, spec sheets.


April 2015 - Designed a red Carpet Gown for BBC WM Radio Presenter Shay Grewal for the 'Asian Awards' 2015


Richard Nicoll
Womenswear Design Intern
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
Responsibilities: Pattern amendments, tracing off patterns, making toiles for model castings, collecting samples from PR companies, dressing models backstage at London Fashion week, fabric and trim send outs, stock inventory.


Scene Birmingham Magazine - Fashion Writer - 2013
Responsibilities: Street style reports, Get the look pages, Fashion event reviews, interviews with emerging brands and designers.

Skool Girl Online Magazine - Fashion Writer - (present)
Responsibilities: Get the look pages, Interviews, attending events to take photographs, event reviews, street styles.

Fashion Finalist in the 'Midlands Fashion Awards' 2010

Designs showcased at the 'Birmingham Clothes Show Live' - 2010