Fashion Journalism - Definition for the fashion industry presented by Apparel Search
Fashion journalism is an umbrella term used to describe all aspects of published fashion media. The most obvious examples of fashion journalism are the fashion features in magazines and newspapers, but the term also includes books about fashion, fashion related reports on television as well as online fashion magazines, websites and blogs.
The work of a fashion journalist can be quite varied. Typical work includes writing or editing articles, or helping to formulate and style a fashion shoot. A fashion journalist typically spends a lot of time researching and/or conducting interviews and it is essential that he or she has good contacts with people in the fashion industry, including photographers and designers.
Fashion journalists are either employed full time by a publication or are employed on a freelance basis.
Fashion journalists should join the fashion journalism group at the fashion industry network.
Fashion journalists are also sometimes referred to as fashion writers, fashion critics or fashion reporters.
Learn more about
Designer Definition (from U.S Department of Labor)