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MOLLY RUMPKE


PROJECT OBJECTIVE TO F U L LY R E S E A R C H A B R A N D A N D F I N D A N A P P RO P R I AT E O P P O RT U N I T Y F O R T H E M TO E X PA N D O R E X T E N D T H E I R B R A N D TO A D I F F E R E N T M A R K E T, P R I C E P O I N T, C O N S U M E R , E T C. R E S E A R C H A L L S O C I O - E C O N O M I C A N D FA S H I O N T R E N D S T H AT M I G H T I N F L U E N C E T H I S B R A N D E X T E N S I O N. O N C E YO U H AV E R E C O G N I Z E D A N O P P O RT U N I T Y, D E S I G N A C O L L E C T I O N B A S E D O N YO U R B R A N D E X T E N S I O N C O N C E P T.

CHOSEN BRAND I C H O S E TO R E S E A R C H A N T H RO P O L O G I E , A WO M E N S W E A R A N D C O N T E M P O R A RY H O M E G O O D S S TO R E . I WA N T E D TO R E S E A R C H T H E I R O P P O RT U N I T I E S I N T H E M OT H E R H O O D, M AT E R N I T Y, C H I L D R E N S W E A R , A N D B A B Y AC C E S S O R I E S D U E TO G ROW I N G C H A N G E S I N T H E WAY T H E WO R L D V I E W S M OT H E R H O O D.

fairytale by Anthropologie BRAN D E X T E N S I O N : A N T H RO P OLOGIE


BRAND E X T E N S I O N : R E S E A R C H PHASE

SOCIO-ECONOM I C R E S E A R C H R E D E F I N I G M OT H E R H O O D : T H E R E I S A G ROW I N G T R E N D O F WO M E N R E D E F I N I N G W H AT A M OT H E R I S : S I N G L E PA R E N T H O O D , S I N G L E S E X PA R E N T H O O D , A N D WO R K I N G M OT H E R S H AV E A L L B E C O M E T H E N EW N O R M A L

T H E FAC E B O O K E R A : T H I S E R A O F T E C H N O LO G Y A N D S O C I A L N E T WO R K I N G H A S A L LOW E D M O M S TO ‘ S H OW O F F ’ T H E I R C H I L D R E N I N A W H O L E N EW L I G H T. A S W E L L A S C O M P L E T E AC E S S TO OT H E R M OT H E R S

C H I L D H O O D D EV E LO P M E N T: N EW I D E A S A N D N EW F RO N T I E R S O F C H I L D H O O D E D U C AT I O N A N D C O R R E C T PA R E N T I N G S K I L L S H AV E P U T P R E S S U R E O N N EW PA R E N TS TO M A K E C H I O C E L I K E N EV E R B E F O R E .

M OT H E R H O O D E CO N O M I C S : T H E E C O N O M Y H A S A L LOW E D PA R E N TS A N D M OT H E R S TO R E EVA LUAT E W H AT I S I M P O RTA N T. C O N S U M E R PA R E N TS A R E LO O K I N G F O R QUA L I T Y N OT QUA N T I T Y I N T H E S E TO U G H E C O N O M I C T I M E S

S TO R E R E S E A R C H : DURING THE STORE RESEARCH PHASE I WAS ABLE TO R E A L LY S E E H OW

T H E B A S I C UNIT OF THIS BRAND WORKS, WATCH THE CONSUMERS, AND TA R G E T M A R K E T S H O P A N D EXPERIENCE THE BRAND. OVERALL, I SAW THE OPPORTUNITY O F E X T E N D I N G T H E A N T HROPOLOGIE BRAND IN TO CHILDRENSWEAR BY SEEING HOW M A N Y C O N S U M E R S W E R E S H O P P I N G WITH THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN.

BRAND E X T E N S I O N : A N T H RO P OLOGIE


BRAN D E X T E N S I O N : FA B R I C AT ION RESEARCH PHASE

TREN D A N D C O N C E P T S B OA R D

WHITE LACE 90% COTTON 10% POLYESTER

WHITE TEXTURE 100% POLY-BLEND SILK

IVORY TWILL WEAVE 98%COTTON 2% SPANDEX

OCTOGON EYELET 100% COTTON

CIRCL-FLOWER EYELET 100% COTTON

BRAN D E X T E N S I O N : A N T H RO P OLOGIE

IVORY LACE 60% COTTON 40% POLYESTER

LIGHT BROWN FLOWETTE 100% POLYESTER NETTING

WHITE PLAIN WEAVE 98%COTTON 2% SPANDEX

FLOWER EYELET 100% COTTON

CIRCLE EYELET 100% COTTON


Anthropologie Girl

princess lace dress $69

princess eyelet dress $65

sizes: small, medium, large style #8973456 sku: 6

sizes: small, medium, large style #8973455 sku: 12

whimsy lace halter

$39

sizes: small, medium, large style #7973455 sku: 12

cuffed short $45 sizes: small, medium, large style #9973455 sku: 9

5-8 years old she loves: school, storybooks, and cuddling with mommy favorite thing to do: play on the playground and dance class favorite subject in school: math when she grows up she wants to be a: teacher favorite color: pink favorite thing: her ballerina shoes

queen lace dress

$75

sizes: small, medium, large style #8973455 sku: 6

peplum lace top

$39 cropped pant $49

sizes: small, medium, large style #7974455 sku: 6

sizes: small, medium, large style #9974455 sku: 9

eyelet ruffle top

$45

sizes: small, medium, large style #9972455 sku: 9

fairy skirt

$69

sizes: small, medium, large style #9972455 sku: 6


$39

eyelet ruffle top

ruffle legging $49

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #7973465 sku: 12

Anthropologie Girl

$69

lace halter dress

princess lace romper $79

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #8933456 sku: 12

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #9873455 sku: 9

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #6973456 sku: 6

eyelet ruffle dress $69 sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #8976755 sku: 9

2-4 years old favorite book: Where the Wild Things are favorite movie: Aladin favorite disney princess: Jasmine- because she wants to fly on the magic carpet favorite color: purple hobbies: coloring, helping mom bake chocolate chip cookies she loves: her treehouse, her teddybear, and daddy! when she grows up she wants to be: an astronaut and just like mommy

lace scallop dress $89 sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #6973456 sku: 6

fairy top

$59 bowtie shorts $49

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #7772455 sku: 6

sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #9883455 sku: 9

queen lace romper sizes: 2T, 3T, 4T style #6973456 sku: 6

$79


princess lace onsie $29

eyelet ruffle top

eyelet diaper cover

$19

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #6973456 style #8973456 sku: 20 sku: 20

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #6973456 sku: 20

Anthropologie Girl

$29

queen lace onsie

$35

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #6373456 sku: 10

newborn -24 moths favorite food: applesauce favorite toy: her teddy bear favorite book: Goodnight Moon a naptime must: Mr. Blankie first word: dad loves to: sleep through the night! hates to: take baths

lace pocket top

$29

lace scallop short

$29

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #6973456 style #8973456 sku: 10 sku: 10

ruffle diaper cover

$29

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #8973456 sku: 25

fairy flow top

$39

bowtie legging

$29

sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T sizes: newborn, 3M, 6M, 9M, 1T style #6973456 style #8973456 sku: 10 sku: 15


BEFORE PHOTOS P RO J E C T O BJECTIVES

E AC H S T U D E N T HAD TEN DOLLARS TO SPEND AT S T. V I N C E N T D E PAUL THRIFT STORE. FROM THE I T E M S T H E Y BOUGHT THEY MUST CREATE AN OR I G I N A L OUTFIT.GARMENTS ARE THEN IN A FA S H ION SHOW TO RAISE MONEY FOR ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

FA B R I C C ONTENTS

MINT SUIT: 100% SILK DUPIONI P E AC H N I G HTGOWN:100% POLYESTER LACE 8 0 % POLYESTER, 20% SPANDEX(TOP) 1 0 0 % POLYESTER CHIFFON (OVERLAY) 1 0 0 % POLY-SILK BLEND ( UNDERLAY)

F I N I S H E D G ARMENTS

I TO O K T WO P I E C ES OF A FIVE PIECE MINT SUIT AS W E L L A S T H E P OLYESTER CHIFFON NIGHT GOWN A N D U S E D T H E M TO CREATE A MINT MINI SKIRT A N D S I L K TOP WITH A SHEER CHIFFON BACK

GARME N T C O N S T RU C T I O N : S T. V INCENT DE PAUL PROJECT

AFTER PHOTOS


LOGO E VO L U T I O N T H E S E A R E A F EW E X A M P L E S O F THE L O G O I D E AT I ONS F O R B L AC K BAT BA S E B A L L . T H I S I S A C O M PA N Y W I T H A S O C I A L V I S I O N F OR F U N D I N G U N D ER PR I V E L E G E D YO U TH B A S E B A L L L E AG UES TH RO U G H T H E S A LES O F T H E I R B ATS.

FINAL LOGO

MERGING IDENTITIES I N 2 0 1 2 BLACKBAT BECAME T H E O F F I C I AL SPONSOR OF THE N A N T U C K E T BASEBALL LEAGUE. I C R E AT E D A N P ROMOTIONAL LOGO ME R G I N G T H E T WO BRAND IDENTITES A N D I N C O R P ORATING BOTH THE N A N T U C K E T BASEBALL COLORS A S W E L L A S T HE BLACKBAT LOGO.

BRAN D I D E N T I T Y: B L AC K B AT BASEBALL

blackbat baseball with a social vision www.blackbatbaseball.com

ADVERT I S E M E N T S B L AC K B AT A DV E RT I S E M E N T H A S B E E N F E AT U R E D I N S E V E R A L M I N O R L E AG U E A N D B A S E B A L L TO U R N A M E N T M AG A Z I N E S , P E R I O D I C A L S , A N D N E W S PA P E R S .


PROJECT OBJECTIVES

TO CREATE A GARMENT M A D E C O M P L E T E LY O U T O F A N O N A P PA R E L T E X T I L E

FABRIC CONTENTS

INDUST R I A L G R A D E PA P E RTOW E L S : 1 0 0 % N AT U R A L F I B E R S

FINISHED GARMENTS

FLOOR L E N G T H O N E S H O U L D D R E S S W I T H F L OW E R E T T E S . P I E C E D TO G E T H E R B Y H A N D A N D FA B R I C G L U E .

RECOGNITIONS

THIS DRE S S WA S S E L E C T E D B Y A C O M M I T T E E TO A P P E A R AT THE CINCY ECO FA S H I O N S H OW P U T O N M Y C I N C Y C H I C M AG A Z I N E

ABSTR AC T G A R M E N T C O N S T RU CTION: NONAPPAREL TEXTILE DRESS


MOLLY RUMPKE

513.919.3459 MOLLYMARIERUMPKE@GMAIL.COM 206 MT. PLEASANT AVE. CINCINNATI, OHIO 45215

EDUCATION University of Cincinnati | College of Design Art Architecture Planning Fashion Design Product Development | Graduating May 2014 | GPA | 3.5/4.0

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS • •

Chosen as a featured designer in the Cincy Chic’s Eco Fashion Show March 2011 Dean’s List- all academic quarters

QUALIFICATIONS •

Adobe Suites (Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign)

Microsoft Office (Word, Excell, Powerpoint)

Adobe Reader

Keynote

Trend Forecasting

Fashion Illustration

Technical Flats

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS • • •

Delta Delta Delta New Member Educator (2010-2011) Delta Delta Delta Standards Board Member (2010-2011) Editor and Chief Designer of Greek Quarterly (2010-2011)

WORK EXPERIENCE WENDYS CINCINNATI BRIDE | sales associate • • •

handling multiple bridal parties at one time maintaining correct color charts and brand books completing all orders and bridesmaid measurements

LIBBY PERSZYK KATHMAN (LPK)| product graphics intern • • • •

worked extensively with Adobe Illustrator to create graphics presented my work and participated in internal reviews created client presentations and Keynotes worked with Trends team during trend brainstorms

J.CREW | sales associate • • •

maintained store displays and visual merchandising used product and company knowledge to aid customers rang out customers and returns at register

AEROPOSTALE | design intern • • • •

worked in both the menswear department aided in communication with technical department prepared the tech packages for Fall ’12 denim line trend and market research for a potential denim line

GARAN INC.| design intern • • • •

worked in the Infant and Toddler Boys division helped prepare for buyer meetings instrumental in department’s market research logged and tracked all market research samples

January 2012- present Cincinnati, Ohio

March 2012- June 2012 Cincinnati, Ohio

Seasonal Holiday 2011-2012 Cincinnati, Ohio

September 2011- December 2011 New York, New York

March 2011-June 2011 New York, New York

Molly Rumpke's Portfolio  

fashion design and brand focused portfolio

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