• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

How do I get to be a Fashion Designer in the Fashion Industry?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

How do I get to be a Fashion Designer in the Fashion Industry? The fashion industry is very competitive at the moment, and it is very hard to gain a good career in the fashion industry if you do not have the skills needed and the knowledge about fashion. There are many different career paths and types of fashion designers so it is always good to specialise in a certain area. Some people work for top houses such as Gucci, Ralph Lauren, others work for international companies or normal sized companied and others start with their own business. There is such a large amount of people attracted to the profession and many young designers want to come through because of the glamour and the work products they create. That's why it is so important for people to have such a strong view of fashion and very strong knowledge in the area. To be a successful designer you need to study a fashion course that will teach you most of these skills below, they are all skills that a fashion designer need to be successful. ...read more.

Middle

Fashion designers are always designing for the future. They are always designing for the following years seasons. They look at the current and previous fashions and then take them to another level and take them forward. They also learn about historical fashion. They look at 20th century fashion designers such as Chanel, Dior etc. also they look at ethnic or regional costumes for their inspiration, places like India or china. It is very important for the designer to have many technical skills, such as pattern cutting, drawing, sewing, printing, designing because many fashion jobs will require these skills and these are the basic points to be a fashion designer. Where ever a designer goes they have always got their camera with them this is another important way of recording fashion and seeing new trends. They may be taking pictures of people, style, fashion, found or brought objects, silhouettes and many more things for inspiration. ...read more.

Conclusion

They need to understand the basics of economics as well to analyze the production, distribution, and consumption of the goods and services. Many designers design for company but others create their own label. Some designers have a distinctive style and create fashion from this and then manufacture and distribute. When going for interviews for careers or further education it is very important a designer has a strong portfolio. A portfolio is showing someone who you are as a person and as a designer. It should really express your personality. It also needs to be very professional and presented at a high standard. Whether you are designing for a company or you have you own business all designers need to be obsessed with fashion all these above points are very important to all fashion designers. Anyone can have their own fashion business but to make it successful you defiantly need these understandings and technical skills. How Do I get to be a fashion Designer? Sarah Kuczynski 0809530 Dave Colton 5AD009 Professional Experience 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Case Studies and Analysis section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Case Studies and Analysis essays

  1. The Diversity of Distribution Channels in the Retailing Industry

    Tesco generally use road to transport the merchandise, they also use water and air to receive goods from abroad Storage location Tesco tend to have storage near the motorways so they are able get the goods straight on the road and so that the goods can arrive on time, they also have it on the motorways because it is cheaper.

  2. Case study on budget at a fashion retail business.

    Retailers stopped paying Jeff; the bank reduced their overdraft limit by �200,000, and they were forced to sell stores at knock down prices. Following the collapse of the Exchange Rate Mechanism the government raised interest rates to 15 per cent and borrowing became even more expensive.

  1. The main purpose of this research is to know and analyze whether the Olympic ...

    In the tourism there are three different types namely the domestic tourism, inbound tourism as well as the outbound tourism. 2.5 Domestic tourism The tourism in which the individuals will be taking the holidays or the breaks for the purpose of the day trips as well as the regular trips within the own country is considered as the domestic tourism.

  2. Business plan. The business that I am going to produce is a personalised logo ...

    * Describe the competition- Other similar companies may be a huge threat to your own. Both companies acting independently within their own business, competing to over rule each other. Competition occurs naturally, each business will do so, in order to make their company the best.

  1. PEST is a planning tool which is used by a business to evaluate and ...

    This means that Ginsters will have been unable to achieve their aim to meet stakeholder's needs and could have ended up losing employees. Another PEST factor that I think could affect Ginsters is Regulatory bodies and process. This is the effect that regulatory bodies and process have on a business.

  2. Applied Business Studies Unit 7: Career Planning

    The advantage of specialising is that it allows the event manager to perfect their skills towards a single event type, this should in theory make them better at planning that event than the average Event Manager, which would then allow them to charge a premium for there services.

  1. I am going to carry out an investigation into S Parton Construction Ltd. I ...

    However, if he were to go to a DIY store and buy materials he would not gain economies of scale since he does not need to buy a huge amount of materials. He also makes sure that he gets the materials when he needs them.

  2. Business plan for international restaurant on campus

    Method two: Other questionnaires were completed by allowing respondents to physically complete the questionnaires themselves, without any interaction from the interviewer. In this case, the interviewer stood back for support in case the respondent needed to query a question. 4.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work