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Is it cool on the catwalk? Probably. Yet shows and supermodels are just the tip of the fashion iceberg. The fashion industry covers many different areas and needs people with a wide range of skills.

What do fashion designers do?
Fashion designers work for both designer labels and for the quantity production clothing industries. Other areas include accessory design, millinery, shoe and sportswear design. You can even specialise in theatrical costume design.
Fashion and textiles designers need to be in tune with trends. This need has created a range of specialist jobs such as colour predictors and style consultants.

What is textile design?
What are the career prospects?
What other jobs are there in the fashion industry?

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