Fashion Designer

20 Best Fashion Designer

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Sherry Batra

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy

Designing In IRL, URL & AR 👩🏼‍🎨

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Adelaida García Lares


Crafting Creative Strategies for Brands

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Don Holmquist

Sacramento, CA, USA

Designer focused on amplifying your brand.

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Tammi Fyffe

New York, NY, USA

Fashion & Social Media Creative

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Jordyn Shane

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Always ready for work.

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Isbah Studio

Atlanta, GA, USA

Copywriter, Content Writer, Paralegal & Policy

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K Jackson

New York, NY, USA

Photographer for NYFW, 3D Artist, Graphic Designer

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Von Wilder

Ohio, USA

Graphic Design+Apparel Design+Sourcing Solutions

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Danyal Ahmed

Miami, FL, USA

Pro Web Developer | Designer | Video Editor

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Gjorgji Dodevski

Veles, North Macedonia

Crafting Modern Stories.




Vintage Book Cover, Fashion & Pattern Designer

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Margherita Passarini


Cartoon children's book illustrator 📚🎨✨

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Alistair Hather

Portland, OR, USA

Creative Director: Apparel Concept Design 🎨

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Helios Hysaj

Munich, Germany

Where the art temptation brings you

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Fati Dolar


Conceptual brand design for uniqueness

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Cihan Tamti

Bochum, Germany

Let's make your Brand memorable!

Common projects for Fashion Designers

Creating new fashion designs or redesigning existing ones.

Designing clothing collections for specific seasons or events.

Creating patterns and technical sketches for garments.

Designing accessories like bags, shoes, and jewelry.

Conceptualizing and designing uniforms for companies or institutions.

Creating fashion illustrations or concept art for fashion brands.

Tips for working with and hiring Fashion Designers

Clearly define your project

Before reaching out to a freelance fashion designer, make sure you have a clear vision of what you want to achieve with your fashion project. This includes the style, color palette, materials, and any specific features your designs require.

Review their portfolio

Take time to review the designer's portfolio to ensure their style matches what you envision for your fashion project. Look at their previous projects, noting the aesthetics, creativity, and attention to details.

Understand their skills

Ensure the freelance fashion designer is proficient in the necessary software and tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and 3D designing tools. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial to the successful development of your fashion project.

Communication is key

Good communication is vital for a successful freelance project. Ensure your fashion designer is responsive and open to feedback and changes. Regular updates on the project's progress can help mitigate any issues that may arise.

How to hire Fashion Designers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from a Fashion Designer. This could include the style, color palette, materials, or creating unique and innovative designs.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to design, and how they handle various aspects of fashion designing. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Fashion Designers

1. Can you describe your design process and how you approach a new fashion project?

2. Can you provide examples of similar fashion projects you've worked on in the past?

3. How do you handle feedback and revisions during the design process?

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Frequently asked

A freelance fashion designer is a professional who creates clothing and accessories designs for clients. They can work on a variety of projects from creating a complete clothing line to designing specific pieces or accessories.

A freelance fashion designer is a professional who creates clothing and accessories designs for clients. They can work on a variety of projects from creating a complete clothing line to designing specific pieces or accessories.

Fashion designers use a variety of tools for their work. This includes design software like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for creating digital designs, as well as physical tools like sketchbooks, fabric swatches, and sewing equipment for creating physical prototypes.

Hiring a fashion designer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Fashion designers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of fashion designers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require fashion design skills often include creating new clothing designs, developing a clothing line, designing uniforms for a company or school, making costume designs for theater or film, and creating fashion illustrations.

The cost of hiring a fashion designer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the design, the designer's experience and skills, and the project duration. It's best to discuss the project scope and budget with the designer to get a more accurate quote. The average cost for fashion designers is between $25 and $50 per hour.

Freelance fashion designers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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