Fashion Jobs in the UK


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by Fran Walker
Fashion School Review Columnist

December 14, 2005


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High street fashion and fashion jobs are on the rise right now in the UK. The number of fashion degree graduates is also increasing yearly. There are many different jobs in fashion, and not all of them require a fashion degree. To make a success of a fashion job in the UK - or anywhere, you must have a love of fashion and a degree in hard work!

Which Jobs in Fashion?

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Whatever fashion job you're looking for in the UK, you will probably be choosing from the following categories:
  • Management jobs in fashion
  • Sales jobs in fashion
  • Creative and technical jobs in fashion
  • Retail jobs in fashion

There are several excellent websites acting as a repository of all fashion jobs in the UK. If you are looking for design jobs in fashion, you will be starting your search with your portfolio - and placement, during your fashion degree.

Will You Need a Fashion Degree?

If you are looking for creative or technical fashion jobs in the UK or just about anywhere, the answer is almost definitely yes. More and more UK residents are turning to degrees to enhance or alter their career, and the same goes for jobs in fashion. Not all jobs in fashion require a fashion degree, however. Most retail fashion jobs in the UK offer on the job training, but additional qualifications such as an online business or fashion degree could lead to jobs in fashion merchandising. Research your choice of fashion job in the UK thoroughly before you decide on your course of action. Competition is fierce, but it's a thriving market.

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Fran Walker is a freelance writer, editor and researcher specializing in educational, health, safety and domestic issues. Previously, she spent five years in marketing in the self-help, health and health and safety sectors before leaving to start a family

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