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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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self promotion, fashion career advice, fashion careers

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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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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5 Ways To Find A Fashion Internship

How To Find Internships In The Fashion Industry Landing an internship in the fashion industry is key to beginning your career on the right track. Internships will help you quickly build your résumé with skills and experience. They are also the best way to begin networking with fashion industry professionals. An internship is a stepping […]

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textile design, print design, fashion industry, fashion careers

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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