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So you want to be a fashion designer : here's the info you need / by Lisa McGinnes ; foreward by Maya Ramirez.

McGinnes, Lisa, (author.). Ramirez, Maya. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Young adult series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scott County PL - Scottsburg YA 746.9 MCG (Text) 35830801867911 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0883650444
  • Physical Description: 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Ocala, Florida : Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-190) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An overview of fashion design -- Paths to a fashion design career -- Developing your fashion focus -- Designing your line -- Sample garments -- Selling your designs -- Manufacturing -- Marketing -- Publicity -- Starting a business -- Customer service -- Get your design on now!
Summary, etc.:
"Becoming a fashion designer is the dream of many young people. As of 2014, there is even an award for this young talent called the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. If you aren't living in the heart of New York City or Tokyo, how do you go about beginning your dream of starting a fashion design career? This book is the definitive source for the young adult audience. Teeming with interviews from successful designers as well as captivating images of example designs, this book has everything the young audience needs. You will learn how to pursue education, how to determine your specialty, pattern - making, bookkeeping, and everything in-between all explained simply. The young adult audience will come away from this book with not only all the up-to-date information on fashion design, but also a keen sense of how to create a business plan as well as how to advertise online. If you want to know everything there is to know about how to be a fashion designer (before you make the mistakes this book teaches you how to fix), then this is the perfect read for you"
Target Audience Note:
1100 L Lexile
Subject: Fashion design.
Fashion merchandising
Clothing trade > Vocational guidance

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