Fabric and Trim Developer

Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

Job Details

Who we are

Coperni is a Parisian ready to wear & accessories brand designed by Arnaud Vaillant and Sébastien Meyer, established in 2013. The brand infuses a thorough knowledge of embroidery techniques, streamlined with a linear sensibility that marries origami-like technique with a neat, ‘sportif’ silhouette. The brand name Coperni was inspired by the works of the mathematician Nicolas Copernicus, who’s research on Heliocentrism inspired the designer’s visual world. The whole model of the movement of the solar system around the sun is what inspired the designers to produce movement and architectural structures into their designs.

Who we're looking for

The Coperni team are looking for a fabric and Trim Developer with an excellent design skillset who will work across all accessories product categories.

What your day to day will look like

• Responsible for sourcing and development of fabrics and trims for women wear and unisex collections four times in a year.

• Working with the Design team to establish seasonal and carryover fabric and trim direction.

• Creating the fabric and trim critical path in line with shows, shoots and selling periods.

• Sourcing and developing new fabrics and trims for each collection.

• Following the building of the collection and reaching to design needs.

• Visiting mills and trade shows to source and develop with key suppliers

• Managing the fabric and trim budget, ordering fabrics and lab dips as needed.

• Working to target prices and fabric in accordance with the collection and merch planning

• Working to achieve sustainability targets within the raw material limit.

• Working on VIP and collaboration fabrics and prints.

• Working on long-lead time fabric and core fabric business with Development and production teams to ensure collection is set up for successful delivery to customers.

• Help with Administrative task when necessary.

• Liaise and collaborate with other teams like design, commercial and production.

What you need to succeed

• 3+ years relevant fabric and trim developer experience

• An eye for aesthetics that match Coperni’s asymmetrical artisanal style with Parisian flair

• Solid understanding of development cycles and critical paths

• Experience working with (ideally in) factories and a detailed understanding of manufacturing techniques.

• Ability to multitask

• Positive attitude and enthusiasm for fashion and creative industries

• Team player who takes initiative and can handle fast paced environment

• Ability to work under pressure and to handle multiple projects.

• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

• Italian is a big plus

• Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)


Tomorrow London Holdings Ltd is a Group of companies forming a unique multibrand, multiservice omnichannel business model which includes a showroom and a logistic centre as well as a consulting, marketing and digital arm.

Directed by CEO and major shareholder Stefano Martinetto and equity partner Chief Commercial Officer Giancarlo Simiri, the Company offers a unique blend of digital, sales, consulting, logistic and financial services to a variety of established and upcomig designers and brands.

The Company's management team has aligned a curated selection of international brands across high-end and contemporary menswear, womenswear, accessories, technology and jewellery including Marni, OAMC, Ambush, Ader Error, SJYP, Sue Comma Bonnie, Tibi, Facetasm, Markus Lupfer and Frame providing these brands with quality exposure, capital, business advice, and access to the world’s top stores.

In January 2016 it was announced that Three Hills Capital Partners would invest $21 million in the business, providing funding for further international expansion.In 2016, Red Circle Investments, the family investment company of Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, has acquired a “high single digit” stake in the multi-SERVICES platform Tomorrow London Holdings Ltd. 
In January 2017, 470 MM, the Italian boutique consulting firm has joined the Group and has been rebranded as Tomorrow Consulting Ltd. 
In March 2017, a new Italian based JV, Todo Srl, has been established in partnership with Doro Group in order to develop Rebecca Minkoff production, distribution and retail.

Tomorrow operates out of offices and showrooms in the world’s five major fashion capitals: London, Milan, Hong Kong, Paris and New York, currently employing 120+ people in 4 continents.

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10 Redchurch Street

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