In the World of Fashion
Within the "World of
Fashion Design" everything begins with a thought..., an idea.
The idea can be based on almost anything that caught the designer's eye; a
place, like an exotic location, a movie, gardens, an old building, etc.
Jessica, this teen Fashion Designer, shown above, is inspired and
gets most of her ideas by watching old movies, surfing the web, and
looking through fashion magazines. She challenges herself constantly
with making costumes and dresses from old classic movies. She has
made garments from such movies as; Pride & Prejudice, Titanic, Gone with
the Wind, a Marilyn Monroe classic dress, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry
Potter, Star Wars, Memoirs of a Gashia, and more. She gets the basic idea
of her design from the movie, however, her design, color, fabric, print,
and finished garment, comes from her mind and her creativity.
You will find that most
Fashion Designers eventually will specialize in a certain type of
clothing or accessory, like; a hat designer, purse designer, children's
wear designer, swimwear designer, ladies wear designer, or men's wear
designer, just to name a few.
Truly successful careers
in fashion design usually begin at the top design schools in the
world. Parsons School of Design, as seen on Project RUNWAY,
is one of the leading schools in fashion design. It is located in
Whether you attend the top
fashion schools in the world or acquire the skills on your own, you
will need an impressive portfolio. Your portfolio should demonstrate your
artistic talents, skills, creativity, and style.