If you’re new to New York and find yourself with some time off between class at NYSD and studio sessions there are plenty of ways to entertain yourself while learning more about fashion. These four fashion museums in New York City are dedicated to garment history, design, and more.Read More
Building a career network is an integral part of any job search. According to LinkedIn, 70 percent of people hired in 2016 got a job at a company where they knew someone. By starting your networking efforts while you're in school, you'll have a leg up when you start the job search.
There are many ways you can network in any industry, but using social media can be one of the easiest if you do it right. Use these five tips to successfuly network in the fashion industry from your sofa.Read More
Staying up to date on what's going on in the fashion industry is important as you hunt for a job or internship, climb up the ladder at a design house, or establish your own company or freelance business. It's also a great way to succeed as a fashion student.
An easy way to keep current on fashion industry happenings is to subscribe to podcasts. You can listen easily during your commute or while you're sketching or sewing. These 6 fashion design podcasts will help you learn about the industry, and some might make you laugh too.Read More
During the application process, the question that gets asked most to New York School of Design admissions advisors is if a degree is needed to become a fashion designer. Both students fresh out of college and those looking to make a career change are hesitant to spend tens of thousands of dollars and two to four years on college if it’s not absolutely necessary.
There is good news for those looking to save time or money - a degree is not necessary to become a fashion designer!Read More
Social media is a great way to stay up to date on fashion trends, find out the latest industry news, and get inspiration for your own designs. As a visual platform, Instagram is a perfect fit for fashion designers.
Here are 10 Instagram accounts to follow for fashion inspiration, news, and a little fun.Read More
Getting a fashion internship is an important step in your design career, but it can also be one of the most challenging. Fashion is a notoriously competitive industry and every internship opportunity received hundreds of resumes from qualified applicants.
Follow these tips to make the search for a fashion design internship just a little bit easier.Read More
Just going to fashion school isn't going to turn you into a great designer. It's definitely a great first step, but you're going to need the drive to succeed in order to make it in this competitive industry.
Follow these tips, though, and you'll have no problem being a successful fashion design student and set yourself up for success long after you finish school.Read More
If you're a fashion lover you might be wondering how to become a fashion designer or how to improve your skills after having taken a course or two. Luckily, there are plenty of resources out there to help the beginner fashion designer learn more about the industry and craft or get inspiration to keep learning.Read More
Spring in New York City can feel electric. As the city begins to thaw and the days get longer, New York seems to swell as people escape their apartments for a sunny spot in Sheep Meadow or a glass of wine at a sidewalk cafe. If you find some time when you’re not working on your next great design and want to take advantage of the warmer temps, here are six ways you can enjoy New York City in the spring.Read More