What can I do with my degree in Fashion?
A Fashion and Textiles degree may be useful in the following career areas:
Interior and Spatial Designer
Interior and spatial designers look at the aesthetics of interior spaces and design/renovate the area(s) specified. Project management, budgeting, architectural knowledge and creative skills are utilised in this role. Job profile of interior and spatial designer from the Prospects website
Image consultants advise individuals on improving their image and personal branding in terms of clothes, make-up, voice, body language, etiquette and styling. Job Profile of Image Consultants from the National Careers Service website
Online Personal Shopper and Stylist
Personal shoppers and stylists provide shopping consultations to meet the demands and budgetary needs of private customers, selecting appropriate items for them.
Job Profile of Personal Stylist from the National Careers Service website
Wardrobe assistants help to buy, hire, clean, mend, fit, alter, store and return costume items and accessories for film, TV or theatre productions.
Fashion Sales Executive
Sales executives sell and promote products and services for companies, either to customers by advising on forthcoming promotions or other businesses through building relationships and researching the market. Job profile of a sales executive from the Prospects website
Clothing Retail Manager
Clothing retail managers make key decisions for the running of store departments and are responsible for stock control, maximising profits, dealing with staffing issues and responding to customer service issues.Job profile of a retail manager from the Prospects website
Clothing Franchise Owner
Clothing franchise owners have obtained a licence to run their business under another company’s brand, tasked with meeting set instructions on signs, logos, colour schemes, legal/safety standards and staff training. Job Profile of Franchise Owner from the National Careers Service website
You may be interested in graduate roles outside of fashion and textiles. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:
- Path to Employment
- I Want To Work In
- Information on types of jobs from Prospects
- Information on career sectors from TargetJobs