Today to succeed in the fashion industry we just do not need to be creative and know some tidbits about art and design. The world is evolving at a very fast pace and so is the fashion industry. Designers have taken cognizance of the same and are not being left out from this technological advancement. Fashion Designers are also capitalizing on this technological advancement to create and recreate some of the best fashion work.
And if we are striving for becoming the next fashion designer icon or Ralph Lauren then there are some skills we need to work on. As Rumi, a Persian poet and Islamic scholar truly said, “It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”
So here are 5 things you need to succeed in the fashion industry:
Creativity is a fundamental asset that we all must have no matter if we are starting from scratch or trying to level up in this field, creativity is a must. Creativity is imperative because it helps us to envision a piece of fabric into something that is going to be transformed into a garment. As well as it helps us to determine what will work for what. All in all, creativity always helps us getideas and enabling us to do something that speaks for itself.
3D Designing Skills:
In today’s age of fashion, fashion trends come and go at add drop of the hat. If we want to capture these trends and advance on the same, we should cut down the time that our design takes to get into the market. When we integrate 3D in the designing and developmental process, it can significantly help us with reducing our design-to-market time. In addition to this 3D designing skills, also helps us with the decision-making process also brings in many other benefits.
Excellent Visualization Skills:
With good visualization skills, the prospects of our success expand exponentially as it helps us in bringing our ideas to reality more efficiently. Plus, it also enables us to envisage the finished product as well put it on the paper in such a manner that helps others in understanding it with much ease. Not only this but it can also be instrumental in foreseeing problems that can happen with the designs.
Analyzing Big Data:
The internet today has enabled us to connect with customers in different and yet efficient. Open the scope for collecting and interpreter customer data that we can turn into a trend. Today this also makes one of the fundamental skills that we should have as a designer. As it can help us with both creative and analytical aspects of the fashion that we can deliver in this very competitive market. It can boost our chances of success exponentially.
Ability to Multitask:
Being a fashion designer today does not mean that our chore responsibility only includes designing and sourcing materials and fabrics. As a fashion designer if we want to succeed, then we should be able to do collaborative work across various fields like production, public relations, promotions, assisting events, and more. Which will ensure that we can organize everything and succeed at large. For example, we take Sammie Moussallam who is a Toronto-based stylist and designer for more than seven years. Sammy Moussallam has also had his published in the hottest magazines including Zink Magazine, Dress to Kill, Spade, Fantastikmag, and many more. Sammie was able to do so because he was creative enough as well use the technology efficiently to his advantage.