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How to Take Criticism And Become A Better Designer

How to Take Criticism And Become A Better Designer One thing no one tells you in fashion school is that you need to have tough skin and learn to take criticism. If you watch the reality tv shows and movies they make it look so easy. You have a brilliant idea. You toil away on […]

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7 Ways To Impress Your Boss

Just doing your job, even doing it well, is not enough anymore to be deserving of a promotion or to get noticed for your work. You need to consistently be improving your skills, and contributions to your team and the business. If you are serious about moving your career forward then it is time to […]

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How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition

How Fashion Industry Pros Shop Their Competition If you work in the fashion industry it is YOUR JOB to shop the market and know your competition. That is true if you are a designer, salesperson, merchandiser, visual displayer, licensee, packaging designer, marketer, etc. Knowing your market and what your competition is doing is key to […]

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Build Your Core Products to Build Your Brand

Build Your Core Products to Build Your Brand A good designer builds core products to build their brand and business. Every popular workout phenomena always focus on building strong core muscles. Building your core muscles does several things. You won’t get easily injured. Core exercises train the muscles to work in harmony and lead to better […]

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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 Find A Mentor In The Fashion Industry

Do You Have A Mentor Yet? Finding a mentor is an important step in growing your career in the fashion industry. Yes, we all need to start at the bottom. However, there is no reason you should make the same mistakes as your predecessors. Finding a great mentor that will help guide you through the […]

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Why Collaboration Is The New Currency In The Fashion Industry

Why Collaboration Is The New Currency In The Fashion Industry Your career growth is highly tied to how strong you have built a network of friends, colleagues, business partners, etc. who want to help you succeed. The fashion industry is naturally a highly creative field. One of the best ways to build these relationships is […]

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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 Does A Textile Print Designer Do?

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

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