Competence Profile

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Susan Wrschka

International Experienced Knit and Fashion Designer in Leading Positions

  • Many years of professional experience in the textile fashion industry
  • Lecturer at textile Institutions
  • Fully comprehensive expertise in knitting technology
  • Communication skills in English and German


  • Trend analyses - color concepts
    International Trade fair visits:
    Pitti Filati: Florence;
    Premier Vision: Paris,
    Bread & Butter, Premium: Berlin,
    Gallerie, CPH und CIFF: Kopenhagen,
    MFS: Munic

  • Product and collection development
    Design - Development - prototype fittings - jersey Products - briefing of agencies

  • Monthly national and international store checks
    Paris, Milano, Rom, Bologna, Kopenhagen, London, Antwerpen, Amsterdam,
    Hong Kong, Shanghai, Peking
    Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Köln, Nürnberg, Stuttgart

  • Collection presentation, fashion shows, retail activities
    Sales support in retail, regular active sales and advice for customers
    in the Wholesale, franchise and mono stores

  • Guidance of young designers


  • International sampling, sourcing and product monitoring in
    Europe and Asia:
    China: Hong Kong
    China: Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing,
    Turkey: Istanbul
    Jakarta Indonesia:
    Italy: Bologna, Carpi
    Greece: Thessaloniki

  • Vendor sourcing

  • Yarn sourcing


  • Management of knitting laboratories
    Teaching of knitting techniques and knitting structures
    Presentation of European and Asian yarns
    Set-up and structure of knitwear collections
    Implementation on flat knit machines
    Support for production, yarn selection and processing techniques

Association activity

  • VDMD Association of German Fashion and Textile Designers, Vice President
    Member of the Trend Research
    Regular knitting lectures at MFS Munich Fabric Start and in knowledge transfer events of the VDMD for several different textile training institutes