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Portfolio Building, Branding, and Networking

Shannon Burns-Tran and Jenny B. Davis

Source: Style Wise. A Practical Guide to Becoming a Fashion Stylist, 2nd Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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In this chapter you will learn:

Trends and the Industry

Aki Choklat

Source: Menswear Trends, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Trend forecastingprofessional roles inTrend presentation exercisetrend analyst/forecaster Trends appear in various sectors of the menswear industry, from retail to menswear publications. Trend information is channelled to retailers either from full service trend agencies and freelancers or from in-house trend analysts. These analysts gather information from the Internet, magazines and retail. Each of these channels offers various professional opportunities for a fashion and design graduate with t

The Buying Function in Retailing

Richard Clodfelter

Source: Retail Buying. From Basics to Fashion, 6th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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buyers,factors affecting scope of,buyers,Often, buying appeals to college students because they see the glamour associated with frequent travel to exciting places, such as New York City, Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong, or Milan, for buying trips where they get to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars, and in some cases even millions of dollars, on the newest styles andfashion merchandise,fashions. Travel may be exciting, but often all that a buyer may see of a city is the view from a taxi on the

Career Opportunities in Visual Merchandising

Martin M. Pegler and Anne Kong

Source: Visual Merchandising and Display, 7th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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To a person considering visual merchandising as a career, the term too often implies merely doing displays in a department or specialty store. Visual merchandising or display is much more than that. The career possibilities and the fields in which one can practice the techniques of “showing” and presentation are myriad. Although trends in fashion have great influence on what the visual merchandiser is showing, be it books, luggage, or even Starbucks coffee, visual merchandising is more than the b

Résumé and Cover Letter

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Résumé action verbs forpreparationYour résumé should reflect you—your experiences, interests, accomplishments, skills, and education. The following steps should be followed to create and maintain a professional résumé.

Internship or First Job: Building Your Career

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Interview, job after thepreparing forInternshipJob searchFirst, identify your skills, values, interests, and personal and professional strengths and weaknesses. Formulate your short-and long-term goals and be ready to discuss this important information with your interviewer. Then familiarize yourself with companies that make the kind of clothes you want to design. This will help you present yourself as more knowledgeable at an interview. Libraries, stores, industry professionals, teachers, and fr

Transition: Student to Professional Designer

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Intern, Calvin KleinCalvin Klein

The Portfolio: A Statement of Style

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Portfolio casesmaterial selection and techniquePerhaps as important as what you choose to include in your portfolio is how you choose to present it. Selecting and using the appropriate art supplies demands serious consideration.

Organization and Contents

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Portfolio casesentry-levelEntry-level portfolioThe entry-level portfolio for applying to a fashion design program usually consists of a prescribed format (designed by the college) to demonstrate design, rendering, and presentation skills. Whether you prepared the portfolio on your own or during a pre-college program, your interviewer will be looking for drawing ability, creativity and imagination, individuality/style/ personal vision, and an awareness of fashion. These are the criteria you will b

The Design Journal: Exploration and Process

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Design journalstyle and sizeStyle and Size

Presentation Concepts

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Because Chapter 4 discusses organization and content, this chapter will primarily deal with the characteristic elements of a Fabric/color portfolio contentspresentation conceptspresentation, namely Mood/theme, presentation conceptsPresentation conceptsmood/thememood/theme, fabric/color story, design groups on figures, and flat presentations.

Flats and Specs

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Creating good-looking, well-proportioned flats by hand takes practice. Designers who constantly draw flats claim that, with time, they acquire consistency in technique and speed in execution. The following exercises, techniques, and supply list are designed to assist the beginner, intermediate, and advanced student in drawing flats by hand. Later in the chapter, creating flats using Illustrator will be discussed and compared.

Presentations and Beyond

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Presentation collection/product development designplanningNo matter how complex or simple the project, careful planning is the key to creating professional presentation boards. Many designers make a “working” list that they adjust to suit each project. The following list is generally sufficient and applicable to most projects, in that each stage of development enables you to gain momentum and move ahead with minimum backtracking. Each of the following stages will be discussed in sequence:

Menswear Presentations

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Children's wear presentationsportfolioPutting together the menswear portfolio requires very much the same approach as any other fashion design specialty, yet these portfolios do feature specific qualities related to industry needs and requirements. A professional portfolio generally focuses on a specialty area and look, including but not limited to the following: traditional/tailored classics, casual separates, contemporary sportswear, and formal wear. The design sketches in Figure 9.4a-d, all ha

Children’s Wear Presentations

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

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Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT),Children's wear presentationsage and genderThe Children's wear presentationschildrenchildren’s wear designer must be aware of various age groups and their special requirements. From newborns to early teens, each group has specific needs determined by the developmental growth of the child and his or her physical abilities. For portfolio purposes, it is important to define these age groups visually by pose and attitude, which demonstrate the child’s capabilitie

Fashion Accessories Presentations

Linda Tain

Source: Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers. Fourth Edition, 4th Edition, 2018, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

category specificsThe major areas of Categoriesfashion accessoriesfashion accessories are the following:

Building a Visual Merchandising Department

Judy Bell and Kate Ternus

Source: Silent Selling. Best Practices and Effective Strategies in Visual Merchandising, 5th Edition, 2017, Fairchild Books Library

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Attention to detail makes the difference between a good visual merchandiser and a great one. The way you handle detail on your job determines your working brand identity. Whether you’re presenting mannequins in windows or presenting yourself in the way you dress and act, you are expressing your personal identity. When a visual merchandising executive can look at a display you’ve done and instantly know that you did the work, you’ll know that you’ve established a trademark—a reputation—for a certa

Visual Merchandising Careers

Judy Bell and Kate Ternus

Source: Silent Selling. Best Practices and Effective Strategies in Visual Merchandising, 5th Edition, 2017, Fairchild Books Library

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Do what you love. As you begin to think about your professional career, consider that you want your work to bring you a psychological reward as well as a paycheck. If you are going to spend forty or more hours each week in the workplace, why not spend it in a career that is engaging and fun? Why not get involved in something that you have a passion for, and enjoy?

Presenting the Forecast

Evelyn L. Brannon and Lorynn Divita

Source: Fashion Forecasting, 4th Edition, 2015, Fairchild Books Library

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Data is very important, but you have to be good at reading the data in an emotional way.

Trend Forecasting

Michele M. Granger

Source: The Fashion Industry and Its Careers: An Introduction, 3rd Edition, 2015, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Interviewed by Jared Bajkowski

Career Opportunities in Retail Buying

Karen M. Videtic and Cynthia W. Steele

Source: Perry’s Department Store. A Buying Simulation, 4th Edition, 2015, Fairchild Books Library

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Although the role of the retail buyer generally remains consistent from small to large stores, the number of positions that assist buying activities varies. The larger the store operation, the more levels of opportunity are available. In larger corporations, buyers may be accountable for as much as $50 million or more in sales volume. Retail buying jobs have broadened to include more positions in merchandise analysis and planning to assist the buyer in controlling high volume. In many stores, the

Introduction to Portfolio Building for Fashion Designers

Joanne Ciresi Barrett

Source: Designing Your Fashion Portfolio. From Concept to Presentation, 2013, Fairchild Books Library

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Regardless of your strengths in 2D (illustration) or 3D (making your garments work on the runway) design, what lands you a job is a dynamic portfolio. Your portfolio is your selling tool, your visual communication device. It is your designer message presented in a strong illustrated package.

The Idea Storage Bank

Joanne Ciresi Barrett

Source: Designing Your Fashion Portfolio. From Concept to Presentation, 2013, Fairchild Books Library

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Focus, focus, focus. The creator in you wants to jump from idea to idea without regard to finalization, conclusion, or purpose. That’s great! The world needs more free-thinking, open-minded, idea-driven individuals. Packaging that creativity is another story.

Interview Insights

Joanne Ciresi Barrett

Source: Designing Your Fashion Portfolio. From Concept to Presentation, 2013, Fairchild Books Library

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Throughout the text, you have seen a wide range of portfolio styles and explored various design categories illustrated by a range of design styles. The display of portfolio style choices mirrors the broad range of job choices in the apparel industry for the entry-level and experienced designer.

Chapter seven: Careers in Fashion

Jay Diamond and Ellen Diamond

Source: The World of Fashion, 5th Edition, 2013, Fairchild Books Library

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A love of fashion makes the economy go round.

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