How To Become A Fashion Designer

Start Your Career As A Fashion Designer NOW

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Do you want to know how to get hired as a Fashion Designer by top fashion brands like Stella McCartney, Supreme or & Other Stories?

Former fashion designer for Mulberry, Alexander McQueen and M&S, Marie Oakes exclusively shares her expert advice and industry top-tips on how YOU can become a successful fashion designer.

Modules include:

  • The EXACT steps to starting a career as a fashion designer
  • The 'in's and out's' of what a fashion designer REALLY does
  • How to optimise your unique style & increase your Hire-ability
  • Spotting trends, creating mood-boards and designing a capsule collection
  • Understanding the business side of the industry
  • How to get noticed by top fashion brands


  • 1 hour of exclusive content
  • Includes 10 video tutorials from fashion industry expert Marie Oakes
  • Downloadable learning material to encourage self reflection and enhance your career skills
  • and MUCH MORE.....

Your Instructor

Marie Oakes
Marie Oakes

Marie is a fashion industry and retail expert. Formerly a fashion designer for Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, M&S and Topshop she knows the industry inside out. Founder of The Trend Academy, she helps fashion students become 'industry ready' and is a Visiting Lecturer at top fashion universities speaking on Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Branding, Trends, Self-Care and Resilience. Marie gets invited to speak at industry events across the country and works with leaders to help them overcome stress and avoid burn-out and delivers speeches, workshops and programmes for businesses to help their teams thrive.

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"This is an excellent course — definitely worth checking out!"

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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The Filming and Marketing of our Online Fashion Courses have been supported by the StartEast Grant Programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund and The Arts Council England Creative Local Growth Programme.

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