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8 Steps to Becoming a Fashion Designer

8 Steps to Becoming a Fashion Designer


Step Five: Get a job. Put your nose to the grindstone.

Fashion design is a growing field; however, as Tyra Banks would say, the fight for positions remains fierce. Competition for jobs is strong as aspiring fashion designers are drawn to the creativity and glamour linked to the occupation. Existing fashion designers will be the first to tell you that you must be stubborn and persistent in order to get ahead in the fashion world. Novice fashion designers should not assume they’ll hold the most glamorous positions and even job seekers with two or more years of college education must expect to begin at entry level. But don’t worry, like any career, as you gain experience and illustrate your skill, in time you will be able to compete for better-quality positions.

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