• Assistant in the Print Department • Informing customers about the many unique designs and the heritage that comes with the prints • Providing excellent customer service • Selling and reaching targets throughout the department • Adapting selling techniques to the needs of each individual customer
• Assistant in Dress Fabrics and Haberdashery • Assisting customers with the Liberty print fabrics • Giving sewing demonstrations • Explaining the use of patterns and how to construct garments • Helping customers on garment techniques and requirements • Providing excellent customer service • Selling and reaching targets throughout the department • Adapting selling techniques to the needs of each individual customers
• Embellishment and production of garments • Practising an array of beading techniques • Tacking specialist lace garments • Organizing studio and production areas • Preparing the fitting rooms ready for the brides arrival • Assisted pattern cutting for garments • Preparing lace veils
The course builds on your understanding of fashion design and marketing in relation to the processes involved with research, design development, realisation, promotion and retailing of fashion products, by emphasising the contribution of design strategy to the overall development of a fashion corporation. Your marketing knowledge will be extended in the specialism unit to strategic marketing management. This will give you the opportunity to design with a view to the long term market positioning and growth of a fashion brand. The individual project is an opportunity for independent research and investigation focusing on a topic of further interest or one related to personal career aspiration such as innovation, entrepreneurship, technical product development, contemporary design practice and consumer-product interaction. This course will equip you with the professional, communication and business skills necessary to succeed in the challenging global fashion industry, both now and in the future.