Aditi Mukherjee

Do Fashion Designers experience social interactions?

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RE: Do Fashion Designers experience social interactions?

Aparna M Venkatesan
Aparna M Venkatesan
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PhD Management And Organizational Psychologist
  • Hosur

Hello


Thank you for choosing Mera career guide and writing to us.

Fashion designers need a lot of social interaction and yes, they will experience it in ample in day to day life. As a fashion designer, you need to interact with the society as much as possible to know what the society wants, what they prefer, and what they not prefer. With more interaction, you tend to understand more about the requirements of the society where ultimately your clients also live in.

Social interaction and networking is a highly demanding skill for a fashion designer. As said, to understand the needs and provide products accordingly, a fashion designer needs to interact. They also need to interact socially to better market their products. The more they position themselves in the social world, the more their identity is exposed, their designs are exposed, the more it reaches people, the more it sells. Its that simple!

fashion designers also use social media to market their designs. You could easily find designers having their official page on Facebook website where they post their questions to the society, obtain feedback, post their upcoming designs and updates. They also use twitter these days to post updates on their designs. These social media interaction helps them to approach millions of people. Again, the more popularity, the more you are identified as a brand designer and the more you could sell.

Apart from this, fashion designers also need to interact socially on many occasions and functions. Industry people gather to do ramp walk for a jewellery and these fashion designers provide their clothes to be a part of the fashion walk. These fashion designers need to be a part of such social gatherings to use every way possible to expose their designs. This is an industry where three main key skills require designers to be successful and they are 'networking or social interaction', 'creativity in designs' and 'entrepreneurial' skills. It is highly impossible for anyone to be successful if either of the above skills get missed out. As said, social interaction is highly essential for a fashion designer to understand what the society wants and ultimately producing the same. This is a simple theory of marketing, produce those goods that people actually want. So, to understand what they want, you need to interact with the society to learn their requirements.

Hope this helps.

RE: Do Fashion Designers experience social interactions?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion Design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accessories. This art is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from the designer clothes worn by the royalty of the ancient world to the haute couture products of the present.

Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous, and exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialstic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success and a high pay package to the talented people.

However, it is also a demanding career, as fashion designers need to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus, if you can create magic woth colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.


Required Skills and Personal Qualities:
Fashion / clothing designers need:
1. To be creative
2. An eye for colour, texture and pattern
3. The ability to visualize things in three dimensions.
4. Technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction
5. To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
6. Good communication skills to explain their ideas clealy and persuasively.
7. The ability to meet deadlines and work within a budget
8. Business skills and commercial awareness, particularly if they are self employed.
9. Good negotiation skills when selling their own designs
10. To keep ahead of trends in colour, fabric and style.
11. Strong organizational skills.

The Fashion Designers not only works with the fabric and its production, but also experience social interactions for marketing and branding as well as promotions of the product.


Job Roles:
As a professional fashion designer, you can work in areas like designer wear production, fashion marketing, planning and concept management. Then there is fashion media, design production management, fashion accessory design, quality control and promotion of brands.

You can also work as a designated costume designer, fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, graphic designer, production pattern maker, or a fashion coordinator.

Other roles include: apparel production manager, fabric buyer, fabric quality control manager, showroom sales representative, illustrator, cutting assistant, and outside sale representative Those interested in a career in fasion designing can also become entrepreneurs and form their own companies.


Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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