FASHION DESIGN - SOUTH DAKOTA

Fashion Design
IN
South Dakota

Whether you love current fashion trends or think they could be improved, whether you’ve ever used a sewing machine or not, and whether or not you’re naturally artistic, you may still have what it takes to succeed in the field of fashion design.

This field is about tenacity, a dedication to learning, and passion.

State License Requirements
N/A
Education Details

Artistry is covered heavily in fashion design curricula. Through courses like Sketching for Fashion Design, 2D Fashion Design, and Computer-Aided Fashion Design, you may learn how to turn the designs in your head into designs on paper. A knowledge of how fashion and clothing work is also necessary. You may take many different classes to learn about the history of fashion, understand what the market wants from designers, and analyze what specific demographic groups need from fashion. Your curricula should cover training in specialty fashion. Beyond men’s, women’s, and children’s fashion, you may find specialties like swimwear, fitness clothing, business wear, and maternity clothing.

License Renewal
N/A
License Renewal Hours
N/A
License Renewal Period
Careers
$73,180*
Salary
2.90%*
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

Per O*Net, the average salary for a South Dakota fashion designer is $64,030 per year (O*Net, 2016). Your income may also depend on what type of fashion design job you get. Design graduates may work for clothing wholesalers, major retail chains, high-end fashion design firms, or boutiques. It is important to build a strong portfolio while in school and gaining as much experience as you can.

Working as a Fashion Designer

Per O*Net, the average salary for a South Dakota fashion designer is $64,030 per year (O*Net, 2016). Your income may also depend on what type of fashion design job you get. Design graduates may work for clothing wholesalers, major retail chains, high-end fashion design firms, or boutiques. It is important to build a strong portfolio while in school and gaining as much experience as you can.

State board Contact Information

South Dakota Cosmetology Commission
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone Number: 605-773-6193
Fax Number: 605-773-7175
E-mail Address: cosmetology@state.sd.us

The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission can answer questions about getting, transferring or renewing your South Dakota cosmetology license.

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