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H&M and Fashion Design
Transcript of H&M and Fashion Design
fashion marketing and buying
art and design.
Why did I choose H&M and Fashion Design?
I chose H&M because the clothing lines inspire me. I am interested in their patterns, colors, and accessories. They do have great prices there and it's also my favorite store at the mall.
Compare & Contrast
How can one job effect the other?
is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. It is influenced by cultural and social latitudes, and has varied over time and place.
is a design-driven, creative and responsible global fashion company. Around 104,000 employees worldwide work passionately to always exceed customer expectations.
My Career & Job Research
is Hennes & Mauritz. The original name was “Hennes”. "Hennes" is Swedish and means "for her" and/or "hers". They began selling men's clothing in 1968. Mauritz is the hunting clothing retailer. So, the name changed to "Hennes & Mauritz" (H&M).
business concept is to offer fashion and quality at the best price.
104,000 dedicated people, all passionate about fashion, are employed by
because I've watched 1 or 2 shows and it just inspired me when they designed it, made it and presented it at a fashion show. It's also something fun to do, especially if you love to draw. You get to design any style you like, you bring in the colors and you basically bring out your fashion sense.
H&M and Fashion Design
-Interesting Info About
The four major fashion capitals of the world are New York, London, Milan, and Paris. Each city holds fashion shows twice.
The skills that will teach me at H&M about
is by learning
different styles, patterns, and maybe even extra creativity.
Excellent customer service skills
Able to recognize & execute selling opportunities & to run a cash register
Well communication & organizational skills
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment & take initiative to complete tasks & solve problems
A fair partner, good friend and encouraging coach.
- As a growing global company, their responsibility to take care of their customers is bigger than ever.
Actively works with garments, including processing, stocking, replenishing, folding, hanging, displaying & merchandising per H&M guidelines to increase selling opportunities.
Works effectively with team members to make certain the selling floor, cash point, fitting rooms and stockrooms are clean and well maintained per H&M’s store standards.
Provides excellent direct & indirect customer service according to H&M standards & meets 5 basic demands on the selling floor, in the fitting room, etc.
As a sales advisor, average hourly pay begins at $10.00 and increases with experience up to $12.00 or $13.00 an hour.
The prices at H&M are great – but as an employee they’re even better! H&M's employees are entitled to a discount when shopping at H&M – worldwide. Also if you were to work full time at H&M, you can be sure that you’d be able to enjoy their Medical and Dental Programs.
-Hours : Full Time/Part Time
was established by Erling Persson who opened the first store in Sweden in 1947 and was selling only women's clothing.
My perspective didn't change, every piece of information about this job and career still makes me want to work as a sales advisor at H&M and as a fashion designer. Working at H&M will help me pursue my career in fashion design.
8 hours a day, 40 hours a week, 5 days a week
4 hours a day, 20 hours a week, 5 days a week
"H&M's purpose is to offer their customers fashion and quality at the best price."
-H&M's Mission Statement
The difference between H&M and a Fashion Designer is that H&M is selling clothes and a fashion designer is drawing (designing).
They both have something to do with clothes, patterns, fabrics, and colors.
optimizes the store’s selling by providing the customers with a pleasant shopping experience, including providing customers with garment options and direct service.
-Background/Interesting Info About H&M
You need a degree for the following:
The responsibilities of a designer may include:
making sketches by hand or on the computer
analyzing trends in fabrics, colors and shapes.
Fashion designers work on the design of items of clothing and fashion ranges. Some may focus completely on one specialist area, such as sportswear, childrenswear, footwear or accessories.
On average, Fashion Designers earn $64,260 per year
travel overseas for work and experience the beauty of the countries
if you're working for a company, it's 40 hours a week.
If you're on your own, you work on your free time.
"Art and technology comes the challenge and responsibility of creating a personal vision."
The average salary is $20,000 a year.
Today there are 3,000 stores in 53 countries.
Preparation in College :
Fashion Institute of Technology
State University of New York
To become a fashion designer, some of the classes you would have to take are math, art, English, business, speech, and sewing.
-Preparation in High School :
Enroll in the following classes :
Art - will teach me to sketch out outfits and compliment colors.
Math - will teach me how to take proper measurements to make clothing fit correctly.
Business and Technology - will teach me the fundamentals of accounting and marketing, including how to professionally communicate with clients.