What is Fashion Journalism ?
The world of fashion holds high appeal to men and women alike. Spending all day surrounded by beautiful clothes and attending glittering showbiz parties is exciting, but it’s not all parties and fun. The fashion industry spans many sectors, from the retail assistants and boutique managers to the pattern cutters and designers.
Fashion journalists write about fashion trends, fashion shows, fashion collections and exclusively cover newsmakers in the field. They may also be asked to provide photo features of the particular area they cover. The most obvious examples of fashion journalism are the fashion features in magazines and newspapers, but the term also includes books about fashion, fashion related reports on television as well as online fashion magazines, websites and blogs.
A broad knowledge of designers, both local and international is essential. The key to becoming a successful fashion journalist is to combine professionalism with passion, dedication with determination...