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Suzan Mutesi – Qualities of a Successful Fashion Designer

Suzan Mutesi has won the best Fashion designer award of the year in 2011 and 2012 respectively, and Iconic fashion designer of the year in Australia recently this year. She has worked with high profile people like Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, Miss world 2011 and 2013, famous actors like Tammin Pamela Sursok who is known for her roles on Home and Away, on The Young and the Restless and Pretty Liars. She has also designed dresses that were worn by Miss World contestant Sheron Sultan 2011, Miss World Fiji contestant Juneth Ndele 2013 and Miss Philippines. X-Factor participant Bella, guest-star Sophia of the group Three Wishes and Miss Globe 2012 winner Karen Gee and actresses.

I have always had the passion for fashion since I was a little girl and I desired to start my own label because to me it’s not just business- it’s a DREAM, and this dream is coming alive

The fashion industry is exploding and there are so many upcoming designers.
To get ahead in the business and sit with the ranks of Ralph Lauren and Christian Dior, you as an aspiring passionate designer. You should have some of the same qualities as the world’s top designers.


Qualities of a Successful Fashion Designer

Here are some of the qualities that have made Suzan Mutesi. Borrow a leaf or a whole tree if you are an ambitious fashion designer.
Strong Business Sense
I have excellent business skills. I understand budgets, marketing, and sales concepts that are vital to getting designs produced and sold around Australia
Good Communication
A number of people are involved in the creation of a garment, and as designer, I have been able to effectively communicate to everyone involved and what he or she expects.
Highly Creative
I have a great sense of style and I am always constantly coming up with new ideas for fashion and style for my customers.
Strong Drawing Skills
I have Excellent drawing skills. I can easily sketch new ideas onto paper to start the production process.
Good Eye for Materials
I have an eye for the materials of a garment, as well as the elements that make it unique, such as colour and fabric.
Strong Sewing Skills
I am able to construct the garments I design. I understand what materials work best in the designs I am developing.
Knowledgeable of Current Fashion Trends
I follow trends and I have a good eye for anticipating what my audience will respond to next.
Susan Mutesi has also been nominated for the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards. To vote her as the Best Fashion Contributor in the diaspora, type ASFA N1 and send to 8888




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Kelvin Ngabo is a fashion writer, entrepreneur, IT expert and model manager based in Kampala, Uganda. He is also a professional web designer and online marketing consultant . The urge to be successful is what keeps him motivated.