Design Your Fashion Portfolio
It's now harder than ever to break into the exclusive fashion industry but this is the guide to tell you how to do it. Discover how to develop a first-rate portfolio, and learn everything you need to know to become a professional designer and entrepreneur. Learn how to showcase your talent and make your portfolio stand out in the crowd. Master the art of selling yourself and your work at job interviews, while pitching for freelance work, and promoting your own business. Design Your Fashion Portfolio provides clear advice and instruction on how to present your work based around key fashion genres including lingerie, athletic wear, designer and evening wear and discover how layouts, art direction, and merchandising for each can vary. From developing your graduate thesis, to building your first collection, perfecting your portfolio to interview techniques and career options to establish yourself as a professional, this book is the key to launching your career in fashion.
Introduction Section One: Building your collection Developing the thesis Thesis Realisation The Look Book Section Two: Maximising your portfolio The Portfolio Web presence Section Three: The Creative Professional The Art of the Interview Networking 101 Internships The Freelancer Today Showrooms and Sales: Starting your own Section Four: Careers in Fashion Interviews Resources
Everything you need to know to sell your vision as a fashion designer.