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What is Fashion Merchandising?

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Welcome back to my Fashion Merchandising series! Today I'm covering exactly what a Fashion Merchandising major is. I'm answering questions like, "What is Fashion Merchandising?" "What classes are there in a Fashion Merchandising major?" I wanted to shed light into the fashion merchandising major because even when I started taking classes four years ago I had no idea what to expect. I understood I was going to be studying about the fashion industry, but exactly what was I going to be doing I had no clue. I talk about the classes in a fashion major and exactly what to expect from fashion classes in college. I don't go into insane detail about each and every course, or else the video would be 30 minutes long instead of 8. If there is a specific course you would like me to highlight just let me know in the comments below and I'll gladly cover it in another video! In case you missed it, check out my previous Fashion Merchandising video below where I talk about my background in fashion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lhfBLLFAhI **** Keep in touch with all my latest blogs and thoughts below: Blog: http://www.aashablog.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/aashablog/ Bloglovin: https://www.bloglovin.com/people/aash... Twitter: https://twitter.com/aashablog **** Music: Morning Sun by Nicolai Heidlas Music https://soundcloud.com/nicolai-heidlas Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/UzCFTyluxic
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Sakshi Dhankhar (8 days ago)
Hy I'm presently doing my bsc.in hotel management. Is this possible to do MBA in fashion designing? After completing my back.
Sakshi Dhankhar (8 days ago)
After completing my bsc. Degree?
Susan Mancha (29 days ago)
I’ve enjoyed your videos!! I’m considering going back to school for my Masters in merchandising. Thanks for the information it’s very helpful
Keshon Jones (2 months ago)
this was really helpful thank you
Ann Fernandez (2 months ago)
How was your final work? I know its a combination of everything you've learnt but what do you actually do?
Aasha (2 months ago)
Right how I merchandising for Microsoft- so I'm doing a combination of research, data analysis, and more 😊
Augusta Brown (3 months ago)
What university did you go to? I love the sound of your program, mine missed a few of the classes you had.
Sisi Savage (3 months ago)
This video is very helpful!! Im trying to go to school in the spring to do fashion merchandising 💖 but I subscribed to you
sam odyssa (5 months ago)
I know this is a stupid question but do you have to be really good at math for merchandise design?
Dipak Kashyap (6 months ago)
777 followers😀
Alvin Earl Lasala (7 months ago)
Hello Aasha. I'm a garment technology student. Do you have books to recommend about fashion merchandising? Thanks.
Karli Conwell (9 months ago)
What was the exact degree you got? And if you had a minor?
Aasha (9 months ago)
Karli Conwell Apparel Merchandising and Management with a focus in Fashion Retailing. No minor, but I have a certificate in Fashion Design and a Associates in Business 😊
DJ EX (9 months ago)
great
benzo boi (1 year ago)
drawing flats on adobe illustrator was sooo tedious haha
Aasha (1 year ago)
benzo boi oh my gosh.... I cannot relate ENOUGH hahahah not the happiest times
nickiblaster123 (1 year ago)
She looks like Camila Mendes =)
nickiblaster123 (11 months ago)
oh well, it is what it is everyone is entitled to there own opinion =)
RAWAN (11 months ago)
nickiblaster123 no she dosent😂
Itasha Forbes (1 year ago)
Very informative!
Itasha Forbes (1 year ago)
You got it!
Aasha (1 year ago)
More to come really soon! :) Thank you so much for your support!
cassidy janae (1 year ago)
just subscribed to you! this video was really helpful! im only 16 but I want to know what to expect going into this career and this helped a lot ❤️
cassidy janae (1 year ago)
Aasha yes of course I'll let you know! I can't wait for more of these videos!!
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thank you so much for subscribing! I'm so happy it's helping you out cassidy and I have plenty more coming for the fashion merchandise series so I hope it can all help you out! If you have any suggestions then please let me know! :)
Wendy Bendoni (1 year ago)
Aasha, great job explaining the major. I am a Fashion Marketing professor at Woodbury University in California. We focus on fashion forecasting, styling for media, fashion entrepreneurship, fashion journalism, trend science, and digital storytelling for fashion brands. I welcome all questions about "Fashion Marketing" which is the business of fashion with a creative touch. LINK: https://woodbury.edu/program/school-of-business/programs/fashion-marketing/
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thanks Wendy! I was actually considering Woodbury University as one of the schools to study fashion. Cal Poly Pomona just ended up being closer and more affordable for me :)
Abbs Ray (1 year ago)
How did you get into your Uni ?
Aasha (1 year ago)
I applied from a community college. I did not have to show a portfolio, but a good GPA was a must. I applied and got my acceptance letter within a couple months :)
Ashley Pikachew (1 year ago)
what did your major and classes require? like did you use binders and notebooks and stuff, or a laptop mostly?
Johannes Tjitumba (1 year ago)
Ashley Pikachehave an school work and there is a question that goes like name 5 main components of merchandising. 2 of them are line preview and line reliase can you please interveene?
Ashley Pikachew (1 year ago)
Aasha thank you so much!!
Aasha (1 year ago)
I used both honestly! It just depended on the class. For business focused and design classes I used a laptop, and for design and textile classes I needed huge binders!
Rayna Butler (1 year ago)
where did you go to college?
Aasha (1 year ago)
California Polytechnic University, Pomona :)
Abhishek KS (1 year ago)
Asha. I'm a fashion merchandiser. this video really helped me wen I was into that interview for ma present post. thank you
Aasha (1 year ago)
That is amazing! So happy that this video could help you!
sassi arsyad (1 year ago)
I really like your videos 💕💕💕 can you show us your portfolio? I think that will be verry interesting 😍💕
Aasha (1 year ago)
I'm working on my Visual Merchandising portfolio now, so I think I'll do a video on it soon 😊
Sapphire Mazie (1 year ago)
Thank you !
Aasha (1 year ago)
You're welcome! :)
Soe Hsing (1 year ago)
Hey Aasha, really enjoyed your video, really helped me to clear the idea of fashion merchandising! Can I ask which uni or school did you go to for your study, any recommendation if I want to do this major?
Soe Hsing (1 year ago)
Just sent you an email ;) thank you so much!
Aasha (1 year ago)
Oh awesome! Where in Europe? You can always study abroad here :) if not, I could help you in your research but could only make a recommendation based on that. And absolutely, please feel free to!
Soe Hsing (1 year ago)
Hi Aasha, thanks so much for your reply! Nice uni you went to, I'm in Europe though, haha No probs, I'll write you in the future to discuss more ;)
Aasha (1 year ago)
Hi Soe, so happy to help. I attended California Polytechnic University in Pomona, CA. I would recommend a state school over a private school, and I loved Cal Poly because they had a great facility, knowledgable professors, and you can choose between Design or Merchandising as your field of study- however you'll get a perfect taste of both no matter what you choose! Let me know if you have any other questions, you can email me here: [email protected]
Sydney Corn (1 year ago)
So glad I found this series, it's answering a lot of questions I have!
Aasha (1 year ago)
I think it can be a difficult topic matter as a lot of people question what fashion merchandising actually is. I'm so happy I can make this series and if you have any other questions then let me know and I can put it into one of the videos!
Faith Thompson (1 year ago)
Thank you so much it helped me a lot to understand what fashion merchandising is and what they do
Aasha (1 year ago)
I'm so happy it's helped you in some ways! I will be continuing the series on Fashion merchandise in the weeks to come so stay tuned! :)
smiley A (1 year ago)
You look a lot like the turkish actress Melisa asli pamuk :) You're so pretty btw!
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thank you so much! :)
Lil Fleeky (1 year ago)
HI!! What school did you study fashion merchandising at?? PS thank u so much this is very helpful
Aasha (1 year ago)
Happy this video helped you! If you have any videos that you would like me to make just let me know :) I went to California Polytechnic University in Pomona, CA!
Mohammed Salem (1 year ago)
Thank you for that great video. continue and i promise you will succeed. i so your instagram and website and i loved them. My 2 advice for you. first, you are beautiful, shining and you know will how to get attention. so, try to find digital marketer to help you show more people what you have. second, if you want to fail do everything. you can not be model, merchandiser, fashion expert, manage your shop and blog and social media accounts and make videos. get a partner that has passion like you but in different area that will make you focuse more in certain areas. sorry for my bad English but i wanted just to support Mohammed Salem ZARA Kids Store Manager
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thank you for showing support! Appreciate your comment and your advice! I do have a partner that helps me out on a few different areas. Will add more as I continue to grow. Thank you again! :)
kimjay425 (1 year ago)
I love this video😍😍😍😍😍
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thank you so much! I'm looking forward to continuing this series and giving some advice for students, graduates or anyone who loves fashion!
振雅沈 (1 year ago)
THANK YOU!!
Aasha (1 year ago)
I hope this video can be of some help to you! I will continue with the series soon so you can gain some more insight into the industry!
Nafis Ansari (1 year ago)
please send more vedio about fashion merchandising but designer marketing which includes fashion
Aasha (1 year ago)
Will do! I can definitely do one on design and another on marketing :) Thanks for watching!
Saragrace S (1 year ago)
This is so helpful!
Aasha (1 year ago)
Thank you Saragrace S! I will make some more so hopefully they can be helpful to you!

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