Clothing is a huge part of all of our lives. Whether you wear business suits, fitness wear, or uniforms on a daily basis, you want clothing thats comfortable, well-fitted, and durable.
Thats why fashion designers are such an important part of the beauty industry in Nevada.
You do not need any specialized training or education to legally work in the field of fashion design in Nevada. Having said that, it can be much easier to get started in this industry with the right training. With a fashion design Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree, you may be able to get hands-on experience with different materials, fashion design programs, and sewing machines. This also gives you a chance to start building your professional portfolio.
Whether you decide to earn an Associates degree or a Bachelors degree in fashion design, you may study the same core subjects as a student.
Some of the courses you may take as a fashion design student include
- Color Theory
- Fashion Industry Profile
- Fashion Drawing
- Fashion Textile Survey
- Construction and Draping
- Fashion Technical Drawing
- Fashion History
Throughout your education, you may spend a lot of time in the studio, building your artistic skills and learning what fashion design employers want from their employees.
Nevada can be an excellent place to get started in your fashion design career. The job outlook here is far better than it is in many parts of the country. Through the year 2022, O*Net expects job openings to increase by 17%. The salary you earn as a fashion designer depends on what specialty you work in and how much experience you have. The average salary for a Nevada fashion designer is $64,030 per year (O*Net, 2016).
The day of a fashion designer is eclectic, depending on the needs of your employer and what your current projects are. For example, if youre preparing for a fashion show, you may work 12-hour days fixing designs and testing them on models. If you are working on client projects, you may work a more structured schedule and meet with other designers to meet deadlines. As a fashion designer, you want to stay involved in the local fashion community. This may mean traveling to fashion hubs like Las Vegas and Reno. You may participate in events like Fashion Week Las Vegas.
Nevada State Board of Cosmetology
1785 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 255
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone Number: 702-486-6542
Fax Number: 702-369-8064
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nevada State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license as well as answer all of your questions about obtaining a Nevada cosmetology license. They may also help in-state applicants apply for a duplicate license. However, you must submit a notarized application and pay a fee of $25.