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7 Ways To Impress Your Boss

Just doing your job, even doing it well, is not enough anymore to be deserving of a promotion or to get noticed for your work. You need to consistently be improving your skills, and contributions to your team and the business. If you are serious about moving your career forward then it is time to […]

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Adobe Bridge – Get The Most Out Of Your Inspiration Shopping Trips

How Fashion Designers Use Adobe Bridge Designers have the best jobs in the world. We actually get paid to shop! But it’s not all fun and games. We are expected to regularly shop the market to stay on top of trends and what our competition is up to. In this article, I am going to […]

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How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition

How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition If you work in the fashion industry it is YOUR JOB to shop the market and know your competition. That is true if you are a designer, salesperson, merchandiser, visual displayer, licensee, packaging designer, marketer, etc. Knowing your market and what your competition is doing is key to […]

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Create Your Fashion Playbook For Fashion Professionals

How To Create A Playbook For Fashion Designers The number one rule of mastering anything is to do it, write it down, and then teach it. This rule will make you a master in your field. The fashion industry is no exception. In this article, I am going to show you how to create your […]

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Top 10 Side Hustles For Fashion Industry Professionals

Best Side Hustles For Fashion Industry Professionals Fashion Industry professionals might take on a side hustle for a variety of reasons. They might want to make some extra cash. They may want to get more experience in a certain area. Or they may want to work on other outside projects simply to stimulate their creative […]

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How To Set SPRINT Goals For A Career In The Fashion Industry

How To Set SPRINT Goals For A Career In The Fashion Industry In my last article, I showed you how to set “SMART” goals for your career in the fashion industry. Now I am going to show you how to SPRINT and reach these goals super fast! Sound good? Great! Let’s get started. Why Goals […]

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Fashion Portfolio – Step 10: Add Fashion Illustrations

Step Ten To Creating Your Fashion Design Portfolio This is the LAST installment of the fashion portfolio blog series! You now have a mood board, and concept board, a color palette, flat sketches and fabric swatches. Now let’s bring it all together! It is time to add your fashion illustrations to your fashion portfolio. Adding […]

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How To Create A Fashion Figure Templates Bank

What Are Fashion Figures Templates? As fashion designers, we always have a lot of things on our plate. We have to take care of the research, create the concept + mood board + palette. Then we have to design the collection (which includes tons of other things), make tech-packs. Make sure each garment has the […]

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Fashion Portfolio – Step 9: Add Flat Sketches

Step Nine To Creating A Killer Fashion Portfolio Welcome back to the fashion portfolio blog series. We are almost finished! Today I am going to show you how to add flat sketches to your fashion portfolio. So far you have sketched out your collection in a rough draft form, and selected your color palette and […]

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