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Fashion designer shares advice about her profession

on Friday,September 02,2011 19:09

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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.

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