If you are in the clothing retail industry, you will need to carefully choose the clothing design and pattern that you will apply on your products. You need to consider who your target market is and what the preferences of your customers are.
When you design shirts, dresses or pajamas for kids, you must consider colorful and attractive patterns. There are businesses that specialize in catering to the needs of a specific target group with a specific interest. If you are a fan of My Little Pony, you might want to check out their apparel and the design patterns that they incorporate in their products. Their “My little pony pajamas” are designed with relevant pictures of my little pony. These designs attract the fan of the animated television series.
As stated earlier, having the perfect clothing pattern is crucial to how the final product will bring attention to customer. Customizing your pattern design comes on top of the list. When you create your own pattern or design, your creativity will show along with the type of personality that you have which then results in a very unique style. This will help you stand out from the rest.
First impressions really matter the most. Whatever your style may be, be it modern, casual, fun, relaxing, trendy or businesslike, you need to consider how this would look on the final product. Will it boost your product’s image? Will it overdo the design on your apparel?
Basic elements of clothing design
What are the elements of clothing design that one needs to consider before even taking the on the job?
- You must know the shape of the collar and the neck
- Consider the sleeves: its length, fullness and its shape
- If you are designing a skirt, you need to know the measurements of its length, consider the shape and its fullness
- For a blouse, you need also to decipher what the length, shape and fullness are.
When you combine these elements together, you will find yourself having several styles to choose from. You can create a trial and error look and move on to the next look. At the end of the day, consider what you think and feel is the right fit for your client.