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What Fashion Designers Say (02:41)


Eight fashion designers share their backgrounds, including education, and their current designer status. We learn that each makes a unique contribution to the world of fashion.

What It Takes to Be a Fashion Designer (05:53)

Viewers learn the traits that fashion designers display: personality traits, skills and abilities, business know-how, marketing skills, communication skills, creative processes, and more.

Inspiration for the Fashion Designer (04:08)

Fashion designers tell what inspires them and where they get their ideas.

Realities for the Fashion Designer (06:02)

Viewers learn the tough realities of being a fashion designer, such as team work, design process, time management, building a business from scratch, and more.

Why Do You Love Your Job? (02:52)

Fashion Designers share their reasons for loving their work, and they measure success. Designers-in-the-making learn some of the things they should be doing now to get their careers going and growing.

Credits: Fashion Design Careers: Do You Have What It Takes? (00:26)

Credits: Fashion Design Careers: Do You Have What It Takes?

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It’s one thing to launch a career on a reality TV show and quite another to become a successful designer through talent and tenacity alone. This video follows eight up-and-coming fashion designers as they discuss the skills and characteristics needed to make it in the fashion industry. Candid interviews with young designers tackle questions about careers in fashion, including: What personality traits do you need to have? Where do designers get ideas? What are the tough realities of being a fashion designer? What successes has each guest designer achieved? Why do they love doing what they do? An indispensable guide for viewers who dream of breaking into one of the most demanding and exclusive industries in the arts. A viewable/printable worksheet is available online. (26 minutes)

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL50181

Copyright date: ©2012

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