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How to become a fashion designer

How to become a fashion designer


Understand the fashion business

Business sense © iStockphoto
Business sense © iStockphoto
To become a successful fashion designer, you not only need creativity, but a good business sense.

In the corporate world of fashion, a designer needs to be aware about the business aspects of fashion and the demands of buyers.

Designers like Calvin Klein and Tom Ford involve themselves in every aspect of the business, from strategising to designing, identifying new markets to tap into.


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