How I became a fashion designer making $4,000 per piece

I get tons of emails, comments on Instagram, and messages on Linkedin inquiring “how to be a fashion designer.” I’m not an expert, I can only tell my story of how I became one. I consider myself more a streetwear designer with the skills of a fashion designer. I represent street culture, youth culture, and… … More How I became a fashion designer making $4,000 per piece

I turned my break up with my ex-girlfriend into a clothing line called 1 4 3.

Designer Alfred Lape turned his heart break with his ex-girlfriend into a clothing line called 143 (A numerical representation of the expression “I love you,” term used by couples with pagers in the 90’s). His themes in his clothing describes the mistakes he’s made with HER and how he took her for granted. B/c of… More I turned my break up with my ex-girlfriend into a clothing line called 1 4 3.

Fashion Illustrations – How to create fashion design sketches on Adobe Illustrator

Step by step guide to creating fashion design sketches and fashion illustrations on Adobe illustrator and photoshop. I’m not really a fashion illustrator in the traditional sense of creating really nice fashion drawings by hand. Well, I could but it would take a couple of hours. I appreciate and am amazed by people who can… More Fashion Illustrations – How to create fashion design sketches on Adobe Illustrator

How to build your fashion portfolio and website

How to make a fashion Portfolio and what you need to include. I learned how to build my portfolio from my friend Jessica. I really appreciate her for believing in and taking out the time from her busy schedule to guide me in creating a portfolio. She’s worked for Marc Jacbos, Victoria’s Secret, Urban Oufitters/Free… More How to build your fashion portfolio and website

Fashion designer documentary-How to build a fashion brand.

Fashion designer documentary-Alexander McQueen, Versace, Ralph Lauren, Nike, Adidas, Stussy. I compiled a playlist of documentaries I’ve watched over the years for inspiration and information. I watch and read anything that has to do with fashion. I’m always curious to learn how great people think, their process, and how they have built their fashion brand.… More Fashion designer documentary-How to build a fashion brand.

Fashion designer interviews-How to be a successful fashion designer

Fashion designer interview-Interviews with Raf Simons, Ralph Lauren, Yohji Yamamoto, Phillip Lim, Rick Owens, Tom Ford. I’ve compiled a playlist of interviews I’ve watched over the years. It’s interesting to hear how different designers operate their business, how they got their start, what inspires them, train of thought, and challenges they face, etc. I research… More Fashion designer interviews-How to be a successful fashion designer