October 2, 2023

Fashion designers – interview yourself for The Flaneur

Fashion designers – If you would like to be featured in our self-interview feature then we would love to hear from you.

1. Copy the following questions.

2. Add your answers after each question.

3. Email your questions and answers along with an image of your work and a self-portrait to interviews@flaneur.me.uk with FASHION INTERVIEW in the title.


We cannot use all submissions but we will use as many as possible.

You can add other questions or ignore questions as you wish.


The Flaneur Fashion designer self-interview




Label name

How do you describe your brand?

How did you become a fashion designer? Was it always a dream?

Where did you study? How has your education helped your career?

Did you work somewhere else before you started your own label?

Do you have a typical day? What are the sort of things you have to do as a fashion designer that people wouldn’t expect?

Do you design on paper or on a computer?

What are the influences on your work? How do you find inspiration?

How do you start to design a new collection? How long does it take to create?

Which fabrics do you prefer working with?

What tech do you always have with you?

Do you have a quotation that you keep coming back to and that keep you going? Have you a motto that gets you through?

How do you choose the fabrics you use?

What do you like and dislike about the fashion industry?

How do you choose your models?

Do you use social networks? if so, how and which ones do you find most useful? What’s your Twitter username?

Which new designers do you recommend?

What trend should we look out?

Where do you hope to take your brand in the next five years? Ten years?!

Do you have any tips or advice you wish you had known earlier in your career for budding fashion designers?


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If you would like to be interviewed as a designer on The Flaneur then please visit interviews for details.



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