FASHION BUYER Your job is to buy the fashions that a store or company will sell.
Fashion Designer The person that designs the piece of clothing
COSTUME DESIGNER A person who creates the outfits that will be worn in a movie or TV show
Costume Designer creates the look of a character in film, television or in a stage production and in a play. Read and analyze the script. Work closely with the director and other designers (set designer, lighting designer, make-up artist) on the production team to develop design concepts. Do research to flesh out design concepts. (for example, geographical setting, time period, characters and their relationships and actions) Produce drawings and colour renderings of costumes. Meet with the wardrobe manager and head cutter to discuss each design. Purchase fabrics, new or used clothing and accessories.(Along with prop ideas) Develop and implement a budget for costume-related expenses. Develop patterns for costumes if it is necessary. Attend fittings and rehearsals. (for theatre, dance or opera productions).