Designer Files: Take Five

I am so excited to be sharing with you a new series on my blog titled “Designer Files: Take Five”. Basically, I will be speaking to different designers and hairstylists asking 5 questions about their career and how they made their start in the fashion industry.
What prompted the idea was the following of the featured designer, Bryan K. Osburn. I began following him on Facebook in 2011 after seeing his amazing designs during Midwest Fashion Week.
I recently contacted Bryan, who was gracious enough to answer my “Take 5” questions.

How did you start your career in fashion design?
I started my career in fashion, first at a very early age when I began to draw fashion at the age of 8, and later attending design classes while in high school and later attending design college in Chicago and New York.
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What is your source of inspiration for some of your designs/collections?
My source for some of my ideas, old movies, music, fabrics and architecture.
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What advice would you give aspiring fashion designers?
My advice to aspiring fashion designers: stay focused, stay determined and plan to work very hard!…Network!
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What are some things you do to prepare for a fashion show?
Preparing for a fashion show: I pack the collection with matching accessories..I prepare my line up (order of dresses coming out on stage). I select models for fittings either prior to show or the day of show.
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If you weren’t in fashion design what what would have been your career choice?
My career choice from fashion would have been in journalism.
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Bryan K. Osburn Collection website

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