Fashion Stylists vs. Fashion Designers
Fashion stylists and fashion designers have some similarities, but the differences are very evident. Fashion stylists hold the job title of someone who selects the clothing for published editorial features, print or television advertising campaigns, music videos, concert performances, and any public appearances made by celebrities, models or other public figures. Fashion designers simply create garments to be worn and purchased by the general public. Fashion stylists unlike fashion designers will always be in demand. They bring in more revenue upon start-up, and they are given more opportunities to travel and meet interesting people.
Famous French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent once said “Fashions fade but style is eternal.” This quote alone justifies why fashion stylists are preferable over fashion designers. As a fashion designer, there is always the need to be ahead of up-and-coming trends so that the line that is being created will be readily available for purchase. However, in some cases this cannot always be done. A fashion designer can easily loose sight of what consumers are responding positively to, thus making the demand for that particular designer minimal. On the other hand, fashion stylists have the opportunity to connect one on one with clients, while becoming aware of their likes and dislikes. A fashion stylist’s main objective is to make sure that the client is pleased with the overall look that has been created for them. This allows the fashion stylist to receive instant feedback on what the client is or isn’t pleased with. Because of this, fashion stylists will always be in demand.
There is a great deal of labor and money that go into becoming a fashion designer, a lot of which require funds that may not be...