Start Your Own
Fashion Design Business
As a fashion designer, you will have a creative and
exciting career that many people only dream about.
Design by Louis de GamaThere are many fashion design career paths for you to
Or you could start your own fashion design business,
establishing a distinctive style and overseeing fashion
creation from initial concept to manufacturing and distribution.
In this field, there is a long history of people rising from
humble beginnings to become fashion designer stars.
- Laura Ashley got her start as a secretary.
- Vera Wang began designing when she became engaged at age 39 and couldn't find a suitable wedding gown for the mature first bride.
- Ralph Lauren was born into a middle-class family who lived in the Bronx, and used to buy suits with his pocket money at age 12. He is now one of the richest and most famous fashion designers in the world.
Of course, it takes hard work, creativity, and a true passion for
fabulous designs to achieve success as a fashion designer,
but you can break into this career much more quickly and easily