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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 to […]

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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 separate a good portfolio from a bad one is the focus of the concept or lack thereof. 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 portfolio. […]

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How To Build Your Fashion Career By Freelancing

How Can Freelancing Move Your Career Forward? In a recent blog post (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 from your peers. And it opens doors for new opportunities. So it is imperative that you keep those juices flowing! In this article, I am going to teach you ten easy ways to jumpstart your creativity even win you are feeling […]

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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 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 relaxed. 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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