If you're planning to launch your own fashion line instead of designing for an existing one, start out online with your own online shop. Successful fashion designers have a wide array of skills, including drawing, an eye for color and texture, an ability to visualize concepts in three dimensions, and the mechanical skills involved in sewing and cutting all types of fabrics. Starting by working at a fashion store you love.

It is worth getting a professional graphic designer on the job if you're no good at this yourself. Get educated about the business side of fashion.

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