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Harrison's Story: Fashion Design Internship in Sydney

This is Harrison!

He is currently a fashion design major at Bath Spa University. During the fall of 2022, Harrison would later pursue a fashion design internship at Romance Was Born, an Australian fashion house known for producing haute couture and women's ready-to-wear garments and accessories.

Fashion Design Internship

What responsibilities did you take on during your Fashion Design Internship at Romance Was Born?

I had the opportunity to work at Romance Was Born, a renowned fashion brand based in Sydney, Australia. The company is prominent in the Australian fashion industry, with extensive connections and links.

My responsibilities during my fashion design internship included diverse tasks such as designing and mocking up new ideas, as well as packing orders. However, it was not just the variety of tasks that shaped my experience. Wearing multiple hats throughout the internship provided me with a broad perspective and understanding of how a small fashion brand operates.

Fashion Design Internship

What is a positive thing you earned during this program?

This internship has helped me get some experience under my belt, as well as given me a more direct understanding of what I want to do within the industry.

Fashion Design Internship

In what aspect did ABI help the most?

ABI helped me the most by simply keeping in touch and making sure everything was professional and the work environment was healthy.

ArtBound Initiative's played a crucial role in my internship program, providing invaluable involvement and support that greatly influenced my overall experience


Fashion Design Internship | Romance Was Born


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