WRITTEN BY THE LAUNCH YOUR COLLECTION FOUNDER & CEO
BECOMING A FASHION DESIGNER (WILEY) IS THE DEFINITIVE
GO-TO BOOK FOR ALL ASPIRING FASHION DESIGNERS
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Written by our founder and published worldwide by Wiley in English in 2013, in Mandarin in 2015, and in Arabic in 2019 -- we are pleased to present you with Becoming a Fashion Designer.
No other fashion career book contains as many original interviews from top designers and industry insiders that you will find inside, including a total of twenty-one interviews with industry leaders including Manolo Blahnik, Reem Acra, Stuart Weitzman, Daymond John from "The Shark Tank" (ABC) Ralph Rucci, Dennis Basso, Anna Sui, celebrity stylist and t.v. personality Robert Verdi, Peter Som, Pamella Roland, Kay Unger, and many more, who impart insider advice, invaluable insight, and lessons-learned.
Anyone who has ever tried to launch a fashion design career knows how grueling it can be. The fashion industry is a highly prominent field, yielding a competitive environment that is greatly guarded, secretive, and difficult to infiltrate. Becoming a Fashion Designer provides all the information, resources, and tools you need to help you navigate these obstacles and successfully launch a career in fashion design.
The foreword for Becoming a Fashion Designer is written by fashion designer Nanette Lepore; front cover, chapter introduction pages, and various illustrations throughout the book are provided by world renowned fashion illustrator Izak Zenou and various photographs found inside the book were provided by fashion photographer and t.v. personality Nigel Barker.
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The book contains 21 original interviews by our author of the
top names in fashion, as well as industry insiders who share their invaluable insight and advice to aspiring fashion designers. No other fashion design career book contains this many original interviews with such prominent figures in the fashion industry. Please click on each image for further details.
SIMON DOONAN, AUTHOR
AND CREATIVE AMBASSADOR,
BARNEYS NEW YORK
has unlocked the
kingdom of fashion!"
"Finally a book I can recommend to all aspiring fashion designers. Thank you, Lisa Springsteel Dupre for putting all of this amazing and invaluable information in one place!"
CELEBRITY FASHION DESIGNER
designers owe a nod
of appreciation and gratitude to Lisa Springsteel for providing
a 'fashion bible,' and admirable work of passion, which will be revered in perpetuity."
FERN MALLIS, FOUNDER
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK;
PRESIDENT, FERN MALLIS, LLC
Becoming a Fashion Designer received book testimonials from
some of the most legendary icons in the fashion industry.
Where to Buy the Book
Becoming a Fashion Designer can be purchased at the following
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