My pick of 3 jobs in the fashion industry

DESIGNER : Responsible for concepts, sketches, fabrics and trends. Oversee’s all aspects of the design room. Provides direction to Design Assistants, Pattern makers and Artists. Strong illustration, flat and detailed sketch ability. Handle initial fittings. Communication ideas and vision to staff. Knowledge of current/past market and competition – As i am studying to become a…

My designer picks from the 4 fashion capitals

My favourite designers from each fashion capital   MILAN : DESIGNER NAMES: Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos BACKGROUND: Pilotto is half-Austrian, half-Italian and De Vos is half-Belgian, half-Peruvian. The designers met whilst studying at Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts in the year 2000. SIGNATURES: Peter Pilotto’s vision of womenswear embraces both new and classic perspectives on…

The Start Of An Imaginary Fashion Collection

definition of blurb : – a short description of a book, film, or other product written for promotional purposes. Every designer starts their collection with a ‘blurb’ a short story to theme the collection a kind of storyline. My Blurb :  ‘A young girl with a troubled past runs through a dark forest in autumn, hoping…

The Calendar Of A Fashion Designer

What is a Critical Path ?  A critical Path is a fashion designer’s timeline is the delivery date of each purchase’s ordered and what is made up of those orders and what each needs to be completed for the designer to fulfil those deliveries. Key word : Lead times ( used to mean how long…

History Of Paris Fashion Week..

Before the first ever fashion week , France was the capital of fashion it eclipsed every other country because of it’s original beauty and elegance , in 1914 Vogue’s American editor-in-chief, Edna Woolman Chase was afraid that french couture ateliers would stop working because of World War I , without the French setting trends , there…

History Of Milan Fashion Week..

Milan Fashion week established in 1979 was on the rise to becoming the worlds “fashion capital of the world”. Today, Milan is recognized internationally as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals. Milan really started catching a lot of attention during the late 19th century, when they became a major production centre of silk, Milan…

History Of London Fashion Week

Born in 1984 in a West London car park ,but now held at Somerset house,  London Fashion week is part of the ‘Big Four’ alongside Paris, New York , Milan during Fashion Week , organised as a trade event it’s also sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and attracts lots of press attention from around the world. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Fashion_Week )…