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Fabric and Trim Developer

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Production - Garments & Accessories
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you passionate about fabric development on women’s woven fabrics? Are you a natural project manager with excellent communication skills? Do you thrive in a fast paced and creative environment?

If so, this could be the role for you. We are now looking for Fabric &Trim Developer to join our Ladies RTW Team. This role will report into the Head of LRTW and is offered on a Full Time Permanent contract. 

As a Fabric & Trim Developer you will be a key player in the process of creating products for our LRTW Woven assortment. In this role you will be an expert on a wide variety of sustainable materials, have an extensive knowledge on fabric sourcing and trims with an excellent eye for detail, to produce high quality products.

What you will do:

  • In this role you are responsible to execute the fabric development, having a clear understanding of COS aesthetics and our customer, having a clear and efficient component and product development you contribute to meaningful growth and profitability within your department.
  • Responsible to develop components, prints, jacquards and colours supporting the department strategy, visual goal, and seasonal keys.​
  • Responsible to plan and execute the product development from start to end in close collaboration with the Buying team.​
  • You will be leading in the material development to source the best materials, fabrics and trims needed for the RTW collection.
  • Working in close collaboration with our Senior Designers and Buyers you are responsible for identifying and developing fabric & trims according to our COS aesthetics and our design directions.
  • You will work within our Buying & Design team of Designers, Buyers, Assortment Planners, Pattern Cutters, and communicate regularly with our Production Offices.
  • You will identify seasonal must haves and act on relevant tendencies.


  • Extensive experience in a product development role with a focus on LRTW (woven essentials)
  • Strong luxury fashion intelligence, salesmanship and sense of commerciality
  • Passion for womens trends and the COS customer
  • Substantial knowledge of sustainable fashion solutions and material innovation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and able to work in a fast paced and creative environment

Additional Information

Why choose COS?  

When you first join COS we will give you a full training plan and access to our E-Learning tool. 

In addition to this you will also receive some fantastic benefits including;  

  • 25% staff discount on all H&M Group brands. 
  • A generous holiday entitlement. 
  • Annual Health Checks
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Our Culture  
Over the last 10 years we have carefully built a culture where our people are supported, inspired and encouraged to be the best they can. Our brand is creative, forward thinking and modern; choosing longevity over passing trends.  

We set the bar high at COS; we are committed to recruiting great people, offering an environment where talent is recognised and valued. We believe that a diverse workforce plays an important role in the success of COS. We celebrate individual differences and appreciate the contribution that all


COS collections combine lasting quality with timeless design; clean silhouettes, innovative techniques and functional details.

Offering reinvented classics and wardrobe essentials that are designed to be worn beyond the season, collections comprise ready-to-wear, accessories and shoes for women, men and children alongside a curated range of furniture, books and homeware items by external designers and makers.

Part of the H&M group, COS launched in 2007 with a flagship store on London’s Regent Street. Since then the brand has opened stores worldwide in carefully considered locations, applying an architectural design concept that preserves buildings’ original features whilst creating a modern interior space. Across store and online retail, COS is available in over 30 markets in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and the Middle East.

The brand’s seasonal collections draw inspiration from a broad range of influences including architecture, design and art. As a reflection of these influences, COS is committed to supporting the world of art and design through collaboration. Working with established and emerging artists, studios and galleries all over the world, COS creates unique brand projects that celebrate creativity and innovation. Recent partners include the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, architect Sou Fujimoto, the Donald Judd Foundation and filmmaker artists Lernert & Sander. 





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