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ELEONORA BORSATO


COME TOGETHER

MISSONI PROFILES

PICK EAT

knitwear 2016

knitwear 2015/16

menswear 2015

womenswear 2014/15

womenswear 2016

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

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SLOW FUTURES

STELLA JEAN

textile design 2017

textile design 2017

storytelling 2016

editorial 2017

illustration 2015

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

what I learnt

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RED EXQUISITE VALENTINO CORPSE

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SHADES MAG(L)IA OF INDIA

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WATERCOLORS

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ELEONORA BORSATO

05/07/1994 I’m a shy but enthusiastic person. I learn, understand and work fast. Meanwhile I’m precise and careful.

c:18 m:45 y:60 k:6 WALLS OF TREVISO, the

medieval city where I grew up c:58 m:28 y:0 k:0 THE CITY OF CHEFCHOUEN,

KEEP IN TOUCH

borsato.eleonora@gmail.com +39 3408182751 Milan, Italy instagram/ihatele pinterest.com/ihatele eleborsato.wordpress.com INTERESTS

contemporary art concerts walking and biking street art dots

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Morocco, where my heart is since 2011 c:6 m:16 y:12 k:0 the color of MY BIKE c:46 m:37 y:64 k:23 THE RIVER that flows into my garden and around the whole city c:37 m:0 y:18 k:0 my father’s and grandfather’s WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS personal palette developed during the masterclass “COLOR LOCI”, with the costume historian Elisabetta Gnignera


Oct 2016 - now

Jan 2017 - June 2017

MASTER IN DESIGN FOR THE FASHION SYSTEM

EXCHANGE PROGRAM IN INDIA

Politecnico di Milano

textile design, handweaving, printing NIFT New Delhi, India

Sept 2013 - July 2016

Nov 2015 - June 2016

BACHELOR DEGREE IN FASHION DESIGN

OUT OF FASHION

110L/110 Politecnico di Milano

classes and workshops about sustainable and ethical fashion Connecting Cultures

Nov 2016

Aug 2016 - Jan 2017

XIAMEN’S FASHION WEEK

KNIT TALKS

Invited by Xiamen Chamber of Commerce for Textile and Apparel to show graduation collection Fujian, China

part of the exhibition with he project “Missoni Profiles”, knitwear collection for Missoni La Triennale di Milano

Aug 2016 - Jan 2017

March 2011 - Aug 2013

KNITWEAR DESIGN INTERN

knitwear collections for Corneliani, Fedeli, Malo, Slowear, Colombo, Agnona If di Isabella Francese

LANGUAGES

ALTROMERCATO SALES ASSISTANT

fair trade and ethical products shop Cooperativa Pace & Sviluppo

French B1

Italian mothertongue

English C1

SOFTWARE SKILLS

DESIGN SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Indesign Solidthinking Evolve Electra Modaris Kaledo

Moodboard and Concept Technical Drawings Graphics and Communication Pattern Making Photography Trends forecasting

Hindi A2

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TASK Design a knitwear collection, starting from a strong concept. The project must represent you HOW I CONTRIBUTED Individual work. Historical research, concept, colour palette, yarn selection, patterns, full-fashioned garments.

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2016 KNITWEAR final project 7


Come together is a collection of objects-garments-games, made of two different or very similar parts. The same garment can be worn by two people, encouraging relation and contact, or by one person, bringing the memory of the person who’s not present. They have been studied to fit both two people and one person through expedients and transformations.

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100% cotton filmar

100% cotton filmar

100% viscosa lineapiĂš

100% viscosa lineapiĂš

100% wool zegna baruffa

100% cotton filmar

100% cotton filmar

100% viscosa lineapiĂš

100% cotton filmar

100% wool zegna baruffa

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photography: Cristiano Gerardi Leica R6, film Kodak Gold 400ASA models: Anastasiia Vitynska, Milena Trzcionka

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TASK Design a Spring/Summer knitwear collection for the brand Missoni with a composition of 70% wool. Realize jacquard cards, tailored and fully-fashioned knitwear items (swimmwear, dresses, cardigans, skirts, shorts, tops) with double bed domestic knitting machines. Style and photograph the collection. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Concept, jacquard cards, knitting, embroidery, specification sheets, styling

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2016 KNITWEAR final synthesis design studio 19


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MACHINE GAUGE

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THREADS

N O P Q R

STITCHES

GAUGES

SAMPLE SIZES (25CM X 25CM)

SIZE SPECIFICATION

wool+cotton wool wool wool wool

all needle pintucks N O P Q R

1.2 1 2.2 1.2 1.2

N O P Q R

70 needles x 120 ranks 70 x 110 70 x 100 70 x 130 70 x 120

A chest

40 cm

B bottom

42 cm

C total lenght

150 cm

D shoulder width

10 cm

E total shoulder

33 cm

F armhole front

25 cm

G armhole back

25 cm

H collar lenght

12 cm

collar dept front

28 cm

L collar dept back

3 cm

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M front panel

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SIZE 42

20 cm


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NOTE: • Rosa + bianco: 32 cm, con calo interno su scollo a v e giro manica eO chiusura a punzone su scollo dietro (R) • Rosa a 2 capi: 30 cm (Q) • Rosa chiaro + rosa scuro: 31 cm (P) • Rosa scuro + arancio melange: 31 cm (O) • Arancio melange + arancio: 26 cm (N) • Inizio lavoro tubolare,Nassemblaggio a rimaglio • Lavorazione a balze di colori differenti (bianco, azzurro, grigio, arancio) B

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photography: Ilaria Di Gasparro models: Francesca Ghilardi, BelĂŠn FernĂ ndez-Santos, Viola Franceschini, Marta Residori

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TASK Think of the uniform for a future job (2030) and design a collection in group of 4 people. Try to contextualize your project defining all the aspects of the job (company, logo, workplace, worker tasks). Realize and style a jacket from the collection. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Concept, graphics, pattern making, technical drawings, styling

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2015 MENSWEAR design studio 2 29


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Customers are introduced to a menu with a variety of fruits and vegetables which are freshly pick by the staff.The food is prepared in a fast paced environment but customers are open to enquire about the food to a very knowledgable staff.

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colours flavours textures

the semplicity you like

the other gazpacho

beyond the garden

the green planet

rolling stone

the fifth sense

clouds scudding fast

veggies float on the lake

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photography: Francesca Bonfim Bandeira model: Cristiano Gerardi


TASK Interpretate the 80’s decade through three brunette icons: Joan Collins, Grace Jones and Isabella Rossellini. Design a S/S 2015 collection for the brand Red Valentino with particular attention to market segmentation, placement, brand identity, functional, typological, structural, and technical aspects and scenario construction. 5 people group work. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Research, mood, patterns and prints, collection development, technical drawings.

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2015 WOMENSWEAR metadesign studio 41


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THE ICON

MOODBOARD

LIFESTYLE

COLORS

Taking inspiration from an 80’s icon study the character and define a personality.

Describe the mood of the collection through images from the icon’s 80’s world.

Explore the lifestyle that comes from the mood and describe it through images.

Obtain a color palette from the main objects on the moodboard and the lifestyle board.


CONCEPT

FABRICS

Find an example of an existing fashion garment that embodyes the mood and lifestyle.

Design prints and find some spring/summer fabrics that fit the collection.

KEY OUTFITS

Draw some key outfits and start developing a collection from these key pieces.

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DRESSES

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SKIRTS + TROUSERS


TOPS

JACKETS

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TASK One week project. Within small groups construct a basic stretch garment that will form the foundation of the explosion technique. Dissect the garment and insert new toiles. Design one outfit with stretch fabrics taking inspiration from collages made with the exquisite corpse technique. Think more about the process than the final result. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Garment design, pattern making, sewing, graphics, styling.

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2015 WOMENSWEAR workshop 47


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photography: Ilaria Di Gasparro model: Francesca Bonfim Bandeira

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TASK Explore the main fabric manipulation tecniques (gathering, pleating, embroidery) and realize squared samples . Take inspiration from WGSN S/S 2018 trends and source fabrics, yarns and embellishments accordingly to one of them. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Invividual work.

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2017 WOMENSWEAR surface design 51


cotton + silk fabric round cut + hand-gathered

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jaquard base + velvet stripe hand-pleated cord

silk fabric + cotton balls hand-gathering


raw silk fabric hand-gathered

three layered circles: grey silk + white voile + white pleated fabric hand- sewn

silk fabric + velvet dots hand-pleated

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TASK Study one fashion brand and its colour palettes. Look for the brand leading colours and the trending ones. Try to predict a new colour for that brand for their SS 2018 collection. Source for fabrics and dye them with that colour. Style the sourced fabrics. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Invividual work.

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2017 WOMENSWEAR fabric & product styling 55


cmyk: 33, 0, 25, 0 rgb: 184, 221, 205

printed popeline

printed popeline

hand dyed wool felt

camouflage cotton

hand dyed crepe de chine

block printed + hand dyed

block printed cotton

block printed cotton

woven fake ikat silk

hand dyed jersey

printed cotton + silk velvet

printed voile

fabrics have been sourced through shops and markets in New Delhi, India

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cut and past hand-made composition + hand-embroidered on paper

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TASK Storytelling exercise. Design and realize a 75 seconds interesting and eye-catching video starting from the subject: “A memory of the future�. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Individual work. Screenplay, direction, costume design and making, styling and makeup, film editing, sound editing.

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2016 VIDEOMAKING storytelling 59


direction: Eleonora Borsato with: Beatrice Frigo

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https://youtu.be/yDwkcCwP1p4 61


TASK Design and create an A2 size wallart for the fashion and home decor brand Shades of India. Study the brand, the fabrics they sell, and the kind of surface design they use most. Take inspiration from one of the artists suggested by WGSN on their SS18 trend forecasts. HOW I CONTRIBUTED Invividual work.

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2017 PHOTOGRAPHY visual storytelling 63


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this page: drying clothes in Grahan village cover: women by the Ganga river, Rishikesh previous page: at an Indian wedding next page: Kathmandu / Pulga village


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TASK

Search for streetstyle and editorial images. Draw and color them using your coherent and personal style. HOW I CONTRIBUTED

Individual work.

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2014 ILLUSTRATION drawing studio 71


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ELEONORA BORSATO

borsato.eleonora@gmail.com +39 3408182751 Milan, Italy instagram/ihatele eleborsato.wordpress.com


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Fashion Design Portfolio - Eleonora Borsato  

Fashion design student from Politecnico di Milano

Fashion Design Portfolio - Eleonora Borsato  

Fashion design student from Politecnico di Milano

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