Fashion designer shares advice about her profession
on Friday,September 02,2011 19:09
A career in fashion design is fast-paced and designers have to be constantly up with the hottest trends and what is in or out. Maria Karicas, the head designer for Clarisse, which primarily creates prom dresses, shared a little insight into her job and what it entails, according to StyleBistro.
Styles and people's taste change throughout the country, and Karicas explained that a prospective designer needs to keep this in mind while they create their collection, the media outlet reports.
"You want to follow the trend and at the same time make it your own, but to do that you need to at least know where the trends are going," Karicas told the news source. "It's like if you're a stock broker, whether you're busy or you're on vacation you still have to pay attention to the financial news. Same thing applies with designers and fashion."
Individuals who are interested in fashion design may want to know how much they can make once they graduate from their design programs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people in this field can make around $61,000, which was the annual median salary for professionals in 2008.
- Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
- Has a team of about 4,000 faculty members focused on helping students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas.
- Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary.
- Provides program coordinators who work with students to ensure they have the learning materials, assignments, facilities, and faculty to get the most out of the program.
- Over 50 campus locations nationwide.
- Flexible Scheduling
- Financial Aid
- Transferable Credits
Latest Articles & News
Kanye West to perform during Paris Fashion Week
It is no secret to many that music artist Kanye West is no stranger to fashion, and now he will be showing his new collection during Paris Fashion Week later this week, according to the Elle Magazine.
Second designer chosen for home decor competition
Teenlike.com, an ongoing online competition for young home decor designers, announced its second winner. Brandon Dover of Apply Valley, California, was this year's winner, as he created an abstract pen and inkwork design for a bedspread.