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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 skill, 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 someones 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 now days. 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 […]

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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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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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Why A Job Title In The Fashion Industry Is Not Important

Fashion Industry Job Titles Do Not Make Your Career As fashion professionals enter the job market it is common to think a bit short sided. You first concentrate on getting that first job. Then you worry about getting a promotion, or moving to another job in order to make more money. Getting that next job […]

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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 one’s getting noticed by the boss are not always the ones who are most talented or even most qualified. They are however being remembered. For […]

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