Fashion Designers

Kaylon Cook

Nature Of Fashion Designers

Fashion designers create billions of shoes, clothing, and accessories that they make for men, women, and kids throughout the years. They study sketches, pick out colors, and fabrics for their final product of their design. But to even figure everything out for the product and get the final thing takes up to 18 to 24 months.

Training And Qualifications

For this job there is a lot you need to be able to do and have. For Instance when working in this area of work you need at least an Associates or a Bachelors degree in Fashion Design. Something you might want to think about is Business and marketing or Fashion merchandising if you would like to run your own store. Human anatomy, mathematics, and psychology could be very useful too.

But also when doing this job you need to be able to have a strong sense for esthetic

(appreciation for beauty) color, detail, balance and proportion; know how to sew and have pattern making skills . Another thing is great communication,strong sales and presentation skills, also problem solving skills because things do go wrong and you need to know how to fix the situation. And of course and amazing portfolio

Fashion Outlook

From years 2012-2022 designers outlook seems to decline 3 percent.

Median Earning Potential

Management of companies and enterprises$78,590

Specialized design services62,560

Apparel manufacturing62,390

Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers60,590

Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers57,950

University And Colleges

  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Fashion Institute Of Technology
  • Savannah College of Art and Design