All apparel must be created by someone who has knowledge of color, fabric and style and can visualize design, construct the finished garment and bring it to market. Harper's Fashion Studies Program offers courses in construction, pattern making and design, textiles, illustration, visual merchandising and trend forecasting.
The more you learn, the more you earn.
- In 2010, households spent an average of $1,700 on apparel, footwear, and related products.
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual salary for a fashion designer, merchandiser or buyer ranges from $56,620 to $64,530
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Harper Career Paths
- Learn how to progress in the field of Fashion Studies. Includes occupation and wage information
- Learn how to progress in the field of Fashion Merchandising. Includes occupation and wage information