What careers should fashionistas pursue? (part 1)

Fashion is an industry associated with the historical development of society. In recent years, when the internet and social networks develop, the fashion industry is becoming a new horizon with many diverse job opportunities. Through this blog, fashionistas will have the chance to learn more about different professions in this exciting industry.

Fashion Stylist

The work of a stylist is quite diverse. Depending on the specific circumstances, we often see fashion stylists as costume consultants and stylist consultants for clients. Besides creating personal fashion styles, Fashion stylists can build visual styles for magazines or brands.

A fashion stylist is giving consultations
A fashion stylist is giving consultations

A good stylist needs to have a keen aesthetic eye in transforming, mixing & matching, and trends updating. Furthermore, they must have a good communication ability to truly understand the wishes of the client as well. Nowadays, stylists should not only limit themselves to knowledge about fashion and style but also need to be skillful in coordinating and persuading when working with a whole team of different positions such as fashion designers, photographers, makeup artists, lighting experts, and so on.

Fashion Journalist

If you love to write and have the ability to use the power of words, then a job as a fashion journalist is the perfect choice for you. As a fashion journalist, you will have the opportunity to work for well-known magazines, attend fashion events, and meet many famous people. With years of experience in the industry, you can create your career by writing your own blog, or become a freelancer working with many companies at a time. It will be a great advantage if you are trained in the fields of fashion journalism or fashion content creation.

The fashion journalist
The fashion journalist

Textile Designer

The role of experts and material designers is little known. If fashion designers determine the spirit of a collection, then the role of material handlers enhances the creativity and realization of the requests from fashion designers.

Textile Designer
Textile Designer

Material designers bring unique and different materials to collections depending on the designer’s wishes. They can work for corporations, factories or freelance. Many experts have an understanding of fabric materials or creative & unique surface techniques because they inherit knowledge and experience from traditional factories or through personal research in many places. In addition, an expert in this field also needs to have the ability to perceive art, color, layout, and the ability to design graphics on computers.

Fashion Model

In addition to showing the beauty of the costumes through graceful steps on the catwalk, the model also uses their aura and posture to convey the spirit of the collections through fashion photoshoots. Currently, models also appear at events to promote products, brands, etc. Depending on the position to be shown, there will be separate requirements for the model’s body shape. A model performing on the catwalk will have different physique requirements than showing at events.

A fashion model on the catwalk
A fashion model on the catwalk

With the development of social networks, models have many opportunities to earn high income if they know how to build their brand. However, this is also a highly competitive profession and requires a lot of investment for image building. After all, fashion models require high determination to go with your passion.