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How can i pursue a career within the fashion industry?

I have a passion to pursue a career within the fashion industry. I would like to be involved with the events side of things, eventually becoming a fashion events coordinator. At the moment i have no relevant qualifications for the industry. I have GCSE's and a NVQ in Business Administration. I am willing to start from the bottom, maybe being a runner or even a receptionist. Can i have some advice on how i should go about getting into this career.

Asked By: Terri - 5/26/2010
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You do need some knowledge in that area for such a job, so you would have to start from the bottom, and push on. Browse http://www.eventplanningjobs.net/ and see what is on offer. You certainly wouldn't start with exquisite event planning, but you can work and learn in the meantime. Find something that suits you there... More
Answered By: Rick - 5/26/2010
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The best thing to is start a fashion design degree. this will help you learn the object and the way the fashion industry works Good Luck!
Answered By: Femme Fatale - 5/26/2010
 
You may already be aware, but the fashion industry is supposed to be extremely competitive and even those with a college degree may have difficulty finding work. For accredited college-level programs in art and design (for those in the US): http://nasad.arts-accredit.org... More
Answered By: jannsody - 5/26/2010
 
If you have fashion designing degree then why don't you try yours designer clothes online? Start your online designer clothes business dear.This is best and suits you.
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