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Hannah Simister

Styliste Maille Freelance

Moves to Paris

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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Can work in your office at
  • Paris 18e Arrondissement and 15km around


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months




Skills (29)

Hannah in a few words

Knitwear Designer, with diverse experience in women’s ready-to-wear and luxury artisanal sectors. Hannah has a flair for knitted structures and conscious design. With an enthusiastic view towards sustainability and a focus on qualitative natural fibres. Producing luxury, timeless pieces is at the forefront of her to do.
Thriving in creating new ways of storytelling, Hannah delivers a modern approach through vintage and concept research. Her work is a balance of creative and commercial with a versatile perspective towards brand handwriting.
Currently based in Paris, Hannah is available to work nationally and internationally.


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Freelance Knitwear Designer, Founder

Paris, Île-de-France, France

December 2020 - Today

- Knitwear design service and consultancy creating consciously made knitwear and crochet. - Working with international clients on a freelance basis. - Assisting clients with consultancy and design direction. - Providing a range of services from initial research through development, technical stages to final sign off. - Communicating with factories through development stages.

Vanessa Bruno

Assistant Knitwear Designer

Paris Area, France

September 2019 - March 2020

- Assisted the Senior Knitwear Designer for knitwear and jersey for AW20 and SS21 - Developing of the collection through in house knitting of swatches and swatch development with factories. - Developing knit pattern visuals through Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator - Tech packs for factory use, technical drawings, knitting & garment shape information and measurements. - Assisted with fittings of prototypes with the Creative Director, liaising with factory and the Knitwear Developer for changes in the collection. - Communication with factories in both English and French - Regularly organising & updating collection boards, files and keeping up to date with admin.


Freelance Knitwear Designer

Leeds, England, United Kingdom

April 2019 - June 2019

- Completed freelance knitwear design projects for students in their final year of university - This often involved design consultancy, research & yarn sourcing, sketching, swatch development, prototype development and final creation

Ekte Nordic Kitchen

Graphic Designer / Supervisor

London, England, United Kingdom

April 2018 - April 2019

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