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Fashion Designers

What Do Fashion Designers Do 

Fashion designers create original clothing, accessories, and footwear. They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they designed. Fashion designers work in wholesale or manufacturing establishments, apparel companies, retailers, theater or dance companies, and design firms.

How to Become a Fashion Designer
Most fashion designers have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as fashion design or fashion merchandising. Employers usually seek applicants with creativity, as well as a good technical understanding of the production process.

Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for fashion designers was $63,670 in May 2015. Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow 3 percent by 2024, slower than the average for all occupations.

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