FASHION TECHNOLOGIST WITH A PASSION FOR MERGING FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY
THUSHARA SABREEN is a London based fashion technologist, creative innovator and consultant.
A MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation postgraduate awarded a distinction from London College of Fashion and was a selected candidate for Google's Project Jacquard. Her MA project, a collaboration with UCL (University College London) explored the fusion of wearable technology with artisan craft bridging the gap between technology and artistry. The use of indigenous artisan fabrics and artisan craft with technology curated an aesthetic wearable fashion product, which will benefit the user and innovate ailing crafts.
Thushara's background in Product Development and career training was gained working with brands as The Limited – Victoria’s Secret (US), ethical manufacturers: Brandix (Sri Lanka) to working with one of the largest retail suppliers as Li & Fung (UK). Working internationally offered extensive understanding and insights into diverse multi cultural environments and markets gaining skills and experience in business development, project management, off-shore sampling procedures, factory sourcing, garment and fabric technology and critical path management.
Her experience in wearable technology, fashion, retail, product development and understanding of different market needs offer a unique set of skills. Thushara thrives on cross-disciplinary approach to innovative, sustainable strategies for business development.
Thushara's interests lie in the intersections of artisan craftsmanship, sustainability, technology, IoT and wearable technology for fashion.