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Fashion Designers in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Fashion Designers Market Research Report | NAICS 54149 | Oct 2014

Fashion forward: Growing diffusion lines and designer collaborations will move revenue forward

IBISWorld’s Fashion Designers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
64,220
Businesses
58,967
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although the recession ravaged the Fashion Designers industry in 2009, operators found new avenues to pursue that revolutionized the industry. Fashion designers have discovered innovative ways to market and sell their creations: collaborations with mass merchants like Target and H&M have been at the forefront of the market's expansion. In the coming years, the industry is poised for growth. As broad economic factors, such as per capita disposable income and consumer confidence, as well as demand for downstream apparel-manufacturing industries, continue to brighten, the... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

A bachelor's degree is generally required for entry-level positions as a designer in a fashion house, manufacturer or retailer, and some designers obtain postgraduate certificates or master of fine arts degrees. However, while these formal qualifications may enhance a person's capacity to undertake design work, formal qualifications are not mandatory for entering the industry.

The industry is not subject to any specific licensing or registration, other than standard state-based requirements. A designer's success relies heavily upon creativity and an understanding of fashion.

It's not what you know

The capacity for new entrants to gain a foothold in this market is constrained by the existing relationships between leading design houses and the major clients... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Fashion Designers Industry?

This industry comprises establishments that provide professional design services for such products and segments as fashion, clothing, shoes, textile, fur, jewelry, costumes, lighting and floats. These services occasionally represent the design branch of a large retail chain, but they more often represent smaller design houses that provide fashion products to a number of different sellers.

Industry Products
Fashion clothing designOther clothing designFootwear designJewelry and accessory designingCostume designSpecialized designOther design services
 
Industry Activities
Clothing design servicesCostume design services (except independent theatrical costume designers)Fashion design servicesFloat design servicesJewelry design servicesShoe design services


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