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Fashion Design Internships, Sugarplum
Sunday, January 27, 2013
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Jessica L. Turgeon
Department:Career Development Center
Who: Perfect for recent high school grads, college students or artists looking to break into the fashion industry.
What: Fashion design internships based out of sugarplum in Southington, CT
Where: At home and on location. Work out of the sugarplum shop, attend photo shoots, runway shows and special fashion events.
When: 2 month internships now available beginning on the first of each month.
Why: Gain valuable experience in research, designing, garment care, networking, model & stylist casting, fashion production, marketing and event production.
Week 1: Start by getting to know sugarplum- learn how to identify core market & design principles. Create an inspiration board for your own collection.
Week 2: Conduct market research based on cut, pattern and color. Begin to sketch your own designs. Research other designers for inspiration.
Week 3: Learn how to market yourself as a designer and get people excited about your work. Start casting for models and stylists by compiling model and stylist books.
Week 4: Create a prototype of your design. Learn basic construction skills such as sewing, printing, dyeing or pattern making.
Week 5: Begin event planning for debut of your new design. Prepare invitations. Model fittings and photo shoot planning.
Week 6: Continue work in event planning. Professional photo shoot with your model and stylist.
Week 7: Host your event to debut your new look. Take orders or sell right in the store. Assess the event and turn out; customer reaction to your design.
Week 8: Fill your orders and send thank you letters to your buyers. Learn about follow up and good customer service.
Interested candidates can get more details and apply by emailing or stopping in store at 98 Main St. Southington, CT.
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