Fashion designers perform many tasks including studying current trends and designing clothing. The designers draw out a sketch of the potential pieces before bringing the ideas to life. More »

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Math is a crucial element of fashion design. It is used to measure sample garments for fitting as well as to keep sizes consistent. In addition, an understanding of geometry is needed when mapping a two-dimensional patte... More »

In 1960, Oleg Cassini became first lady Jacqueline Kennedy's official designer. Cassini designed an entire wardrobe for her that made her a fashion icon of young women around the world. Other designers made popular by th... More »

Mary Quant was a British fashion designer in the 1960s whose clothing epitomized the London mod look. Her trademarks were short miniskirts, patterned stockings and tights, and ribbed turtlenecks. More »

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Fashion designers use technology to design fabrics using fashion designing tools available in software packages, to alter previous designs, to see how designs look on virtual models, to determine which clothing material ... More »

Tory Burch is an American fashion designer who is the Chairman and CEO of the Tory Burch fashion label. Burch started the company in 2004 with the opening of her first store in Manhattan, and it has since grown into a gl... More »

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A fashion agent is someone who displays a designer's collection in one of their showrooms during fashion week so that store buyers can make appointments to view it and place an order. They also frequently aid designers i... More »