Do You Have a Passion for Fashion Model Fashion Designer Visual Merchandiser Stylist Make- up Artist
You are Needed!! You also need to have the passion and determination to succeed in this competitive industry and strive for your goal to be Number one in whatever you do. It is important to feel needed in the Fashion industry, although you may start off small and grow big, or alternatively already start off big. You are need there is an upcoming era for fashion and we need you to be part of that. Costume designer Model Fashion Designer Pattern maker Visual Merchandiser
You do not need an A-level to be successful Vivienne Westwood- - At age 17 she studied at the school of arts – taking fashion and silversmithing she left after one term. - saying "I didn't know how a working-class girl like me could possibly make a living in the art world” - She took up a teaching course and worked at primary school until she met Malcolm Mclaren who open a boutique. - She designed garments and famously designed the 10inch heels that cause Naomi Campbell to fall.
You do necessarily need GCSE to get into the fashion industry but it would be good the have the them as back up. You need a decent amount at least 5 A- C this will include Art & Textiles, as these are the subject you need to further you knowledge in. It would also be great to pass your Maths and English, encase you start your own business.
The Fashion Industry is for Everyone. MALE FEMALES & For example a world Known male designer Alexander McQueen For example a world Known Female designer Stella McCartney
How you can get involved in the fashion industry!
Summer clubs During your summer break why not join up to your boroughs summer club which have a range of techniques and ways for you to be interested in fashion and even take you further.
Waltham Forest Borough. http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/index/education/youth-service/youth-service- information.htm Your borough is handy!! Keeping checking your Boroughs website to help you succeed When summer comes attend your boroughs Summer clubs If you have any issues or concerns about any thing from school to home life your borough provides counselling. There are short Programmes you can attend.
For a small fee You can apply at V & A fashion museum who have fantastic ways to ensure you have a great start to all the basics you need to know, to start to your fashion career. http://www.vam.ac.uk/activ_events/index.html
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