One of the most common myths about freelancing in fashion is that brands won’t pay a fair hourly wage. Today’s guest blows that myth out of the water–sharing how she’s been charging up to $85 an hour over the past year (yes, during the pandemic!). From tips on finding clients, to pricing, retainers, and contracts, this interview is packed with the kind of freelance advice no one else in the industry is talking about.
Paige Wilkins is an apparel designer with over eight years of experience working for leading global brands in the fashion industry.
Born and raised in London England, Paige studied Fashion Design in the north of England at Leeds University. After graduating with a 1st class honors in 2012, she moved to the United States to pursue her dream career in fashion.
Now residing in Arizona, she works as a Freelance Apparel Designer & Creative Consultant for commercial and custom apparel design projects with a focus on Kids & Womenswear.