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Fashion Portfolio Step 4: Creating a Mood Board

Step Four To Creating Your Fashion Design Portfolio Do you know what a mood board is? This is the fourth installment of a ten part fashion portfolio series. In this series I break down the ten steps you need to follow to create a killer fashion portfolio. In the last article I showed you how […]

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Fashion Portfolio Step 3: Get Clarity of Concept

Step Three To Creating A Killer Fashion Portfolio As a fashion industry veteran I have seen a lot of fashion portfolios over the years; both good and bad. One of the main things that separates a good portfolio from a bad one is focus of the concept, or lack there of. You HAVE to show […]

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Fashion Portfolio Step 2: Find Inspiration

Step Two To Creating A Killer Fashion Portfolio Welcome back to the fashion portfolio blog series! If you are following along with me on this 10 step process you will have read Fashion Portfolio – Step 1: Reviewing Your Current Body Of Work. You should now be clear on what you need to work on […]

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Fashion Portfolio – Step 1: Review Your Current Body of Work

Step One For Creating A Killer Fashion Portfolio In my previous blog: How To Create A Killer Fashion Portfolio, I ran down the basics of what goes into a fashion portfolio. I also covered what types of portfolios there are. Today we are going to begin the ten step process for actually building that killer fashion […]

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How To Create A Killer Fashion Portfolio

How To Create A Killer Fashion Portfolio If you work in, or desire to work in, the fashion industry as a designer you need a fashion portfolio to get a job. A fashion portfolio is an ever-changing collection of your body of work, It reflects your accomplishments, skills, experience, and design aesthetic. It highlights and […]

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Career Building by Freelancing

How Can Freelancing Move Your Career Forward? In a recent blog posts (Design Your Career) I advised readers to think about their career in a different way. Instead of simply trying to climb the corporate ladder or reach that next expected title increase, I suggested that one should seek out jobs where you will learn […]

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10 Ways To Jumpstart Your Creativity

Your creativity in the fashion industry is your net worth. It helps you stand out among your peers. And it opens doors for new opportunities. So it is imperative that you keep those juices flowing! It is easy to get a little too comfortable in your job. You know the routine; the everyday house keeping. […]

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How To Dress For The Job You Want In The Fashion Industry

Dress For The Job You Want In The Fashion Industry The biggest mistake fashion professionals make is not dressing appropriately. It is widely known that, within the design areas in particular, the dress code is more lax. But that doesn’t mean you have to look unprofessional. This is not to say you have to be […]

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Interview With Jayne Mountford

Meet Jayne Mountford This interview is for all those fashionista’s out there who think they have their thumb on the pulse of everything trending. Jayne started out in trend forecasting and became the Vice President of Trend Reporting at Stylesight (now WGSN). She then built an exclusive membership site for global trend forecasters called Hall-Five.com. […]

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