How to become a successful Fashion Designer

If you are like me you live and breathe fashion. You are constantly inspired with so many new designs racing through mind, so many you can’t apparently get them all down quick enough at the pace they arrive. You constantly dream of the day your fashions will be on the fashion runway with the lights beaming brightly over head, the cameras flashing everywhere and the audience being completely mesmerized by your incredible designs. You can’t stop eşofman thinking of the day you will open a mag or watch the Oscars and see a famous celebrity in one of your breathtaking designs. Your book space is stocked with fashion books and magazines, and you absolutely can’t resist visiting linen stores to view all the latest fabrics, decorative beads, rhinestones and trims.

It’s this ever present dream of being a successful clothier that has you work day and night on your designs in most cases for many years without pay and working a job to pay the pills which is challenging torture, when all you can think about is living and working in fashion.

Famous fashion designers come from all walks of life there is no one system to follow that will have you become the next famous clothier. Some have graduated from elite fashion schools and some have never attended fashion school. Some have undertaken a fashion internship with a fashion house while others have made their own designs in their basements. The only elements all these fashion designers have in common is they had you will need passion for fashion, were able to design fashions highly sought after and linked with someone who gave them the opportunity to break into the fashion industry. It is essential in becoming a successful clothier you get you and your designs out there as far as possible, as how will anyone know about your fashions if they can’t see them?

In getting your fashions out there here are a few things you can do:

  1. We are not usually good at everything many of us are great at designing clothes but lack the sewing and pattern making skills. It is here you can partner with someone who shares your passion for fashion and has the skills you lack. It is in the bringing together of different skills you can create a real product that can be showcased.
  2. In having a fashion line of 14 outfits you can sign up for your local fashion week. In the country: New york, Los angeles and San francisco bay area all have fashion weeks. These fashion weeks attract many writers, journalists and local socialites that will see your fashions and potentially give you the exposure you need to get known.
  3. Many city golf clubs hold fashion shows, find out what golf clubs hold fashion shows and contact them as to how you can be apart of an up and coming show.
  4. Locate fashion boutiques that cater to the fashions you design, first make a trip to the stores to look around, if you can see your clothes fitting in well with the store, find out who the owner is and inquire if they would be ready to have some of your fashions offered for sale in their store. You will be amazed at how many store owners are willing to work with you. I walked around San francisco bay area in the Nob Hl location and had my fashions placed after visiting and discussing my product with four boutiques. In having your fashions displayed you will receive valuable ideas as to whether or not your designs are in demand and if you need to change your designs to increase sales. It will also give you free exposure to the public. When your fashions do sell you can present this to investors who are more than willing to buy your line, when you prove the existence of a strong demand for your fashions.


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