Gather information on current trends in garment styling.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$33,000 – $131,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Copyists do?

Gathers information on current trends in garment styling and sketches representations of competitors’ garments, such as dresses, coats, and trousers: Attends garment fashion shows, concerts, and other public activities and reviews garment magazines and manuals to obtain information concerning style trends, consumer preferences, and price ranges. Sketches garments in pencil, crayon, or other medium to illustrate such details as garment style and type of fabric. May design original garments, incorporating features of observed garments.

Should I be a Copyist?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Stylist

    How to become a Copyist

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