A lot of people want to be a fashion designer, but how to be a fashion designer? Where and when should we start? Can just anybody a fashion designer? And there are some more questions come up to our mind.
Pay attention to your personality and potential
Before thinking about the real steps of how to be fashion designer, you should first take a look at yourself. It is a great and artsy profession which needs more than just skills. You have to have passion and some sense or art and imagination. You need to be creative and have some drawing and designing skills. You got all of this passion factors? Then you should move to the real steps.
To be great fashion designer you have to first develop your skills. These skills include all designing skills like drawing and special skill to see color and texture of the materials. You also have to be able to see dimension and perform fashion mechanical skills including sewing and cutting all kind of fabrics. You must get on an excellent sewing training if you cannot perform the sewing skill well. This is an important part for the first step of how to be a fashion designer.
Second, you have to learn about characteristics. You have to understand how the fabric characteristic and how it can be used to create particular design of clothes, including how it will be fit to the model when they are wearing he clothes.
Third, never learn everything on your own. You have to get on special training or great fashion school to be a great fashion designer. It is not only about developing your skills. Putting yourself surrounded by experienced people and high quality and fashion taste will also develop your taste and point of view. It will develop your creativity and help you knowing more people in this field which might be helping you getting some jobs. At the same time the school will get you certificates and degree on fashion designing. They will be your golden ticket to enter this fashion world.
Fourth, apply some internship. Remember, it is almost impossible for you to jump to the top of your career. Don’t hesitate applying any internship job. It is more than just money and fame. It is about experience, taste, and social life. Nobody trust an inexperienced fashion designer, at the same time working in some internship will help yourself understanding how to work professionally with professional. You will be more open to criticism which will develop your skills and taste. So, how to be a fashion designer? Start doing these steps now!