Fashion designing Facts BY:BONNIE ZHANG

  • Designing clothing to bring to market is a more complicated process than some realize and it is not the sole responsibility of the fashion designer to see the process through from start to finish.
  • Fashion designers apply design and art principals to clothing and apparel or accessories in ways that are supposed to make the clothing be both functional and aesthetically beautiful.
  • They usually start by researching consumer tastes and trends in the fashion market and then come up with an initial concept for the design.
  • It is encouraged but not required to have a bachelor’s degree in fashion design or fashion merchandising if you want to become a professional fashion-designer.
  • The extremely talented or extremely dedicated can start off at the bottom of the ladder as a fashion designer and work their way up without a formal degree, but most manufacturers, design firms, and apparel companies look for students with a bachelor’s degree in a fashion-related subject.
  • The reason the degree is important because these programs teach students about art history, textiles and fabrics, design strategies and techniques that include computer-aided design, and business and marketing strategies that help aspiring designers understand the financial side of design as well.
  • A formal degree program also allows aspiring designers to earn valuable experience before they enter the workforce and it obviously helps them build a well-rounded portfolio of their design work that usually helps showcase the designer’s ability to potential employers.
  • Schools offering specific fashion design programs have increased dramatically as demand has increased and according to the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, there are more than 300 institutions that offer accredited degree programs in art and design and many of these institutions have specific degree programs in fashion design or fashion merchandising.
  • They design different gender clothes such as mens, womens, and kids.
KIDS
WOMENS
MENS
  • Fashion designers study trends and sketch the initial clothing or accessory design. They attend trade shows or visit manufacturers to select fabrics and trims. Designers conduct fittings and adjustments on prototypes of their designs, and the end product is then marketed to clothing retailers.
  • Color can make clothes seem warm or cool, bright or darb.
  • It can create illusions of making you taller or shorter, larger or smaller.
  • It can emphasize or play down your features.
Different color represent different characteristics.
  • How to Establish a Color and Fabric Theme
  • You find a color that you like from what you're trying to design
  • You can blond in color that you never seen before.
  • Do not pay attention to the design as much just be creative.
  • They have to go to art school and be good in art in order to sketch their pictures.

sources:

http://fashionmingle.net/designers-shares-3-tips-for-creating-a-color-and-fabric-theme-for-your-fashion-collection/

http://www.theartcareerproject.com/fashion-apparel-design-career-profile/9154/

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