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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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Your Network Is Your Net Worth In The Fashion Industry

Your Network Is Your Net Worth Most people think about networking when they are looking for a job. In reality, one should always be looking to meet new people. When you meet new people you can learn from them, share knowledge and insight, and connect them or yourself with others. Having a well-rounded group of […]

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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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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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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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How To Be A Successful Textile Print Designer

How To Be A Successful Textile Designer In my previous article titled “What is a Textile Print Designer?” I described what a textile print designer did and what their responsibilities are working as part of a fashion design team. Now that we have describes the job of the textile print designer I would like to […]

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What Is A Fashion Textile Print Designer?

What Is A Textile Print Designer? Have you ever wondered who designs all the wonderful prints you see in the textiles we buy? Prints are used in everything from apparel to home decor to paper products. This is the job of a textile print designer. Many apparel brands use either graphic screen print designs or […]

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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. Even YOU! In this article, I am going to walk you through the […]

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