Exposure of desgning in female ethenic wears.
creating/visualising an idea and producing a design by hand or using computer-aided design (CAD);
keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes;
planning and developing ranges;
working with others in the design team, such as buyers and forecasters, to develop products to meet a brief;
liaising closely with sales, buying and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer, market and price points;
sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments;
adapting existing designs for mass production;
developing a pattern that is cut and sewn into sample garments and supervising the creation of these, including fitting, detailing and adaptations;
negotiating with customers and suppliers.