It’s not easy to define fashion. Fashion is all about a person itself. Every person has a different fashion sense or style. If we generalize it, fashion is a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories or makeup. Fashion helps you to express yourself, to reveal what kind of a person you are in a pleasant and unique sense. Your clothes are a way to show people who you are without much effort. Well, fashion is an expression. Right selection of clothing, footwear and other fashion aspects can change one’s life for good. There are so many people in the fashion industry who inspire us to pursue fashion as a career. There are many professions for a fashion student.
Here listing some major professions that you can do once you are done with studies or during your studies also:-
1. Fashion Stylist/Consultant
A fashion stylist known as a wardrobe stylist also, is a consultant who selects the clothing for published editorial features, print or television advertisements, campaigns, music videos, concert performances, and any public appearances made by celebrities, models or any other public figures. So if you have a lot of passion for fashion and enough confidence, try out this profile. You can be a personal stylist or you can work under any firm as a stylist.
To progress in this career path you can further your education by enrolling into graduate fashion programs in NYC or other major cities.
2. Fashion Photographer
Fashion photography is a genre of photography which is all about displaying clothing and other fashion items. This photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines. This profession has been in the existence since 1856. So if you think you have a keen eye to see the style in any random thing, try this profession as your career.
3. Fashion Sales & Marketing
Fashion sales & marketing people employed in the fashion industry are tasked with a variety of responsibilities. It includes working as a fashion marketing manager who helps create advertising campaigns and branding efforts. If you think you have excellent communication and organizational skills, you should pick this profession as your career. You should have some other qualities also, like- working well under pressure, motivating others, enthusiastic etc.
4. Fashion Blogger
Fashion bloggers cover fashion at all levels, from the largest fashion design houses to the smallest independent designers. They cover fashion at all levels, from the largest fashion design houses to the smallest independent designers. As we know there are many successful and famous bloggers in India right now, so there is a lot of competition. If you want to choose blogging as your career, you have to be patient and passionate enough for what you do.
5. Fashion Journalist
Fashion journalists write about clothing and accessories for newspapers, magazines, and websites. If you are thinking of choosing fashion journalism as your career, you should get ready for irregular hours, a lot of travelling and meeting new people every day.
6. Opening An Outlet
If you want to open a personal boutique of yourself, you should be fully prepared for it. There are plenty of steps to go through before opening an outlet. From taking care of all the marketing details to telling about the opening to everyone you know. You may face many hazards after the opening, but if you are prepared for that already, you will succeed soon.
7. Fashion illustrator
Fashion illustrators work with editors, designers, and creative directors. They create sketches, design images and arrange layouts for the editors, designers or creative directors. As we know with all the technology and everything, demand of fashion illustrators decreased recently. But that doesn’t mean you should drop this idea. If you hardworking and passionate enough about your work, you will get success.
So here some professions you can choose if you are a fashion student. Share it with your friends. 🙂