Works on the entire designing
process from start to finish -
conceptualising, creating, and
showcasing new collections.
Works with forecasting
agencies, travelling the
world and understanding
futuristic trends that might
Is involved in making informed
strategic decisions for the
product line from its inception
to completion that includes all
aspects of production,
marketing and sales.
Highly skilled creator who is
tasked with creating the first
look of garments by draping and
physically positioning it on a
dress form in the desired pattern
Works in television, theatre, or
movies to create costumes for
each of the characters and roles
defined in the script in sync with
the dominant style of the story’s
Designs the entire look, the
shoes, hair and accessories that
complete a piece of clothing. A
stylist tells you how to wear it
Works with fashion designers in
rendering various designed
garments to proper fashion
illustrations with accurate
specifications of fabric, prints,
patterns and body type.
From writing about the latest
trends on the runway, to
interviewing designers, a
fashion journalist covers the
industry and its finer nuances.
Fashion PR and Media
A professional who is entrusted
with building the client’s public
image, liaising between the client
and media and tasked with
promoting the client’s brand in
Responsible for purchasing
merchandise or a line of clothing
to be placed in stores. A buyer
typically has strong analytical
skills, understanding of retail
math, consumer trends and a
keen sense of fashion.
Armed with technical ability and
fashion sense, a fashion
photographer creates the
environment for a perfect shot,
directs the model and captures a
unique and desirable image.
With boundaries being blurred in the $1.5 trillion
global fashion industry, there are a multitude of
viable careers you can foray into.
Ready to make your mark in the industry?
Explore IIAD’s Fashion Design Course