Fashion Design

Bellbottoms, wide-leg jeans, sweater vests, corduroys—the world of fashion design has definitely come up with some doozies over the years!

No matter how successful each design is on its own, the field of fashion design is one of the most important industries when it comes to defining a culture.

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Education Details

Artistic skills are a crucial part of becoming a successful fashion designer. In courses like Sketching for Fashion Design and Computer-Aided Fashion Design, you can tailor your designs to suit the standards of the industry at large. Other courses help you understand the field of fashion in general. By learning about the history of fashion design and understanding what the industry expects, you can leave school and go into your new career confidently.

License Renewal
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Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

Fashion designers in Vermont can earn a wide range of salaries. According to O*Net, the average salary for a Vermont fashion designer is $42,060 per year (O*Net, 2016). Overall, job growth in the fashion industry is fairly stable (O*Net, 2016). Keep in mind that this field is very dependent on geography. If you live in a large city, you may have more opportunities than someone who lives in a rural or suburban area.

Working as a Fashion Designer

Flexibility and tenacity are two of the biggest traits you can bring to your fashion design career. You may work on a wide variety of projects and be expected to overcome many obstacles in your career, so these traits can serve you well. As a fashion designer, you may work for many different events and designers. You may contribute to fashion shows and fashion lines, depending on the needs of your employer. If you’re willing to work on whatever projects you’re assigned, you may be able to gain seniority and choose the projects you work on.

State board Contact Information

Vermont Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
89 Main St. 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone Number: 802-828-1505
Fax Number: 802-828-2465
E-mail Address:

The Vermont State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a Vermont state cosmetology license.

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