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A Fashion Designer Speaks from Experience

A Fashion Designer Speaks from Experience Find out what a fashion design career is like from an experienced professional. Stephanie Schuster Self-Employed Fashion DesignerOver 30 years in the business How did you get started in fashion design? As a child I fell in love with “Little House on the Prairie.” My mother taught me to... Read more

New York: Fashion Design Capital of the U.S.

New York: Fashion Design Capital of the U.S. New York and fashion design go hand in hand. Roughly 30 city blocks in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, New York City’s famed fashion district busily plies its trade. When you contemplate the far-reaching effects of decisions made there, it’s remarkable that so much creativity could be... Read more

All About the Fashion Design Industry

All About the Fashion Design Industry Read what to expect when you embark upon a fashion design career. When most people think of the fashion design industry in the U.S., they think of New York City or Los Angeles. These are the undisputed fashion capitals. While it is not a requirement for fashion designers to live and work in... Read more

Tips for a Fashion Design Career

Tips for a Fashion Design Career A successful career takes work. Get yours off to the right start. Become an Attractive Candidate Starting a fashion design career takes hard work and persistence. If you’re confident that you have what it takes to make it in the fashion world, set realistic expectations for your success. When... Read more

Fashion Career Paths: Find Your Niche

Fashion Career Paths: Find Your Niche Read about different jobs you may have in your fashion career. Customize Your Fashion Career Many people don’t realize that fashion design requires a whole cast of characters. The head designer may be the lead, but there are many other players. A fashion design education should prepare you for... Read more

Choosing a Fashion Design School

Choosing a Fashion Design School Here are some tips to help you learn what to look for in a fashion design school. Getting an Education Because fashion design is a highly competitive job market, education level can make the difference between otherwise equally qualified candidates. In fact, education makes you a more appealing job candidate... Read more

A Fashion Graduate from the Art Institute Tells Her Story

A Fashion Graduate from the Art Institute Tells Her Story Read how one graduate of The Art Institute is starting her fashion career. Natasha Sample Fashion Graduate from the Art Institute The Aha! Moment Natasha Sample, an Art Institute graduate and newly minted fashion designer, found her calling at an early age. “I’d always been... Read more

Design Your Future in Fashion Merchandising

Design Your Future in Fashion Merchandising Read on to learn more about what to look for in a fashion merchandising program. Fashion merchandising is an exciting, evolving career path that combines fashion design with business skills, and marketing smarts with high style. As an entry-level fashion merchandiser, you’ll work in sales and merchandise assistant positions. Become... Read more

Cities on the Fashion Week Honor Roll

Cities on the Fashion Week Honor Roll Here’s a look at Fashion Week history and highlights from the Spring/Summer 2018 shows. During various Fashion Weeks, all eyes in the industry turn to the international fashion capitals—New York City, London, Milan, Paris and Miami—to see the newest styles. In a nonstop parade of parties and runway... Read more

Fashion Design Collages: Your Path to Fashion Inspiration

Fashion Design Collages: Your Path to Fashion Inspiration A fashion design collage can be a great way to express yourself. If you’re on the path to a fashion career, you’re very likely to encounter class assignments to create fashion design collages. From free-form mood boards or inspiration boards to more polished presentation boards, image collages are... Read more