Before accepting your next fashion design “freelance” gig, make sure it’s not illegal. Here’s how to tell if it’s a real freelance job or exploitative.
Get the raise you deserve in your fashion career with these tips and techniques. Learn how to negotiate a raise in the fashion industry with confidence.
Listen to the new podcast episode! Here’s what you’ll find in today’s episode: Uncover this fashion designer’s secrets to attracting clients and growing a successful agency, while also shedding light on the challenges and frustrations she faces when working with freelancers (and what you should do instead.) In this episode, Rachel Batterbee spills the secrets […]
You can work remotely in fashion and this article shows what fashion jobs you can do remotely and tips for how to get started.
If you love fashion, a fashion design side hustle is a great option to get a balance between your day job and passion while making extra money. Cha-ching!
Learn how to create a fashion design mood board, step-by-step. (With 12 mood board examples from fashion industry professionals.)
Learn how to create a fashion line sheet, why you need one, and all the parts you need to include. Also snag the free fashion line sheet template.
Land your dream fashion job with tips on how to prepare for a fashion interview. Learn what to put in your portfolio, what to wear, what to ask, and more.
Learn why you need a cost sheet for fashion design, how to create one, and download my free cost sheet template.
Selena Leong has worked her way up from production associate, to product development, to technical design, to apparel design. Along the way she’s worked with brands on both coasts including Aeropostale, Forever 21, and even Ralph Lauren. And she did it all without ever going to fashion school. In the interview (which you’ll love), we […]
I’m going to put on my glasses and wag my finger at you for a quick minute. Like the true nerdy old lady that I am! Because there’s a BIG lesson many people (and you?) need to learn to advance their fashion careers. It starts with emails like these: What should I include in my fashion […]
If you want a job in any part of fashion, knowing how to draw fashion flats in Illustrator is a mandatory skill. The problem? Adobe Illustrator can be a really frustrating software to learn. And it can feel like everything takes FOREVER. But it doesn’t have to! CUT YOUR ILLUSTRATOR TIME IN HALF WITH THESE TUTORIALS ⏰ Oh. […]
No matter your skill level or where you live, you can use these strategies to land your dream fashion job. If you haven’t noticed, there are a few themes that come up over and over in this book to land your dream fashion design job. Beyond the required technical skills of sketching fashion flats in […]
Have Experience But in Between Jobs? Take Time Off for a Family? This Chapter is For YOU! An interesting thing happens when you hit a certain age in fashion. Well, the word “interesting” may not be quite right. Arguably, “depressing” is more appropriate. Whether you happen to be a more seasoned candidate or took some […]
Even If You Have No Experience You know one of the hardest things to do in the fashion industry? Land your FIRST job. It’s the whole chicken and egg thing: “I can’t get a job without experience. But how can I get experience without a job?” Getting your foot in the door when you’re just […]
Because Being a Fashion Designer Isn’t Your Only Option! We just reviewed what a day in the life of a fashion designer looks like. And it may have left you feeling a little flat. Which is why we’re going to go through 7 awesome fashion jobs you never knew existed. The best part about these […]
You want to know what happens when you go to fashion school? They teach you how to tap into your creativity by hand sketching, draping, and sewing beautiful designs. And while you may walk away with gorgeous portfolio from your senior collection, a book full of amazing sketches and photos of your runway show is not going to get you a job.
Becoming a fashion designer in real life is not what most people think it is. Because what you see on Project Runway and what you learn in school is not how the industry actually works. So if you want a career in fashion, get the inside scoop from 10 industry experts. Most of them have […]
You finally have your design process down and your merchandise production down to a science and you feel like you’re ready to take on one of those big time retailers, but you have no idea how to reach them. You have no idea how to get your foot in the door of a fashion showroom, […]
Ohhhh….this is a good one. I had a blast putting these memes together and know you’re going to love them 🙂 They’re all centered around a common theme I hear from designer friends, coworkers, and my podcast guests who work in fashion. It goes like this: “I wish someone told me what working in the […]