This is an A to Z book on how to create a portfolio, resume, and help you be ready for the interview. This book can provide you a clear picture of how to create a successful portfolio. To get the most out of this book, be sure to read each chapter. Do not skip chapters or only read parts of the chapters. By the end, you will find a successfully completed project. -- Mary Simpson, Baylor University, USA The book seems very complete and thorough considering all points of the process. The organization is easy to understand and is accessible. -- Noel Palomo-Lovinski, Kent State University, USA A helpful text for various levels of fashion design students something they can use throughout their college degree as a regular reference. -- Deborah Christiansen, Indiana University, USA
Linda Tain is a Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, where she has taught fashion art, design, and history of clothing for over 30 years.
Preface Acknowledgments 1 The Portfolio: A Statement of Style 2 The Design Sketch: A History of Style 3 Defining the Customer 4 Organization and Contents 5 The Design Journal: Exploration and Process 6 Presentation Concepts 7 Flats and Specs 8 Presentations and Beyond 9 Menswear Presentations 10 Childrens Wear Presentations 11 Fashion Accessories Presentations 12 Rsum and Cover Letter 13 Internship or First Job: Building Your Career 14 Transition: Student to Professional Designer Glossary Appendix A Appendix B Index