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Top 5 Ways To Build A Great Reputation In The Fashion Industry

Top 5 Ways To Build A Great Reputation In The Fashion Industry Your reputation is the most important single tool that will move your fashion career forward. The reputation you build will open doors for you throughout your career. How you work with others is vital. Another word for this is a “personal brand”. What […]

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

SMART Goals Help Your Fashion Career I want you to have an amazing career in the fashion industry! However, amazing careers don’t just happen. They are planned for. To make sure you keep your dreams and career on track you will need to set some goals.  Setting goals for your fashion career are not much […]

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What CAD Software Do Fashion Designers Need To Know?

Fashion Designers Need To Know CAD To Stay Competitive In the fashion industry technology is always changing. To stay relevant (and employable) you absolutely need to stay up on the latest CAD software technology being used for design and tech pack creation. Different companies use different CAD software to achieve the same end goal. However, each […]

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Why Should You Train Your Job Replacement In The Fashion Industry?

Why You Should Train Your Fashion Replacement A common fear that many fashion industry professionals face at some point in their career is that they will be replaced by their own assistant or trainees. Ouch! That would definitely not feel good. I am going to tell you why you should absolutely train your fashion replacement. I have unfortunately […]

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What Designers Can Learn From Fashion Interns

What All Designers Can Learn From Fashion Interns Many fashion companies offer internships during the summers. We all know that for a student, landing that coveted summer internship is a wonderful opportunity for them to learn new skills, add experience to their resume, make new connections, and get a taste of what their future day-to-day […]

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What Fashion Professionals Can Learn From Improvisation

What Fashion Professionals Can Learn From Improvisation I recently read a book called “Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses “No, But” Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration” by Kelly Leonard. This book reveals improvisational techniques that can help any organization. The author explains how in an improvisation group they cannot ever shut down someone’s ideas no matter […]

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Why Fashion Professionals Should Have A Personal Brand

 Why Fashion Industry Professionals Should Have Their Own Personal Brand Having a personal brand is essential in the fashion industry nowadays. It used to just be for those who had their own business like stylists or bloggers. But now everyone needs one. Personal branding is an executive-level strategy that works for professionals at all levels, […]

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Should You Specialize In The Fashion Industry?

Should Fashion Designers Specialize? If you work in the fashion industry you may want to consider specializing in your particular area in order to move your fashion career forward. When you surf through open positions in the fashion industry you will often see they are looking for a very specific set of skills such as […]

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Silent Self-Promotions For Fashion Designers

Five Silent Self-Promotions For Fashion Designers It would be wonderful if we could all just do our jobs and let our work speak for itself. Unfortunately, too often the ones getting noticed by the boss are not always the ones who are most talented or even most qualified. They are, however, being remembered. In this […]

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