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Get Hired in Japan as a Fashion Designer


Tokyo, Japan is one of the fashion capitals of the world known for starting the most unique and creative fashion trends. Japan is now looking to hire designers from abroad to expand the fashion industry with more collaborative roles.

This is an amazing opportunity for millennials who want to work their way in the world of fashion. It gives you the chance to not only work abroad, but you’ll be able to gain experience working alongside large fashion companies and designers.

Picture via Tokyo Fashion Week

“I want to hire foreign staff to learn which of our brands will do well with foreign consumers. To stimulate our brand we have to expand and learn more about the foreign markets, [so] it’s becoming more important to hire and collaborate with foreign people.” — Nobuo Arakawa, the chief executive and president of La Foret (Source: Business of Fashion)

With a working visa, foreigners will be able to apply to work in Japan. The reason Japan has decided to bring in more foreign fashion designers is to internationalize the countries fashion industry.

Picture via Fashion Week Tokyo. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO

If you’re a young fashion graduate looking for a job in the fashion industry and are capable of taking risks, then Japan may be an amazing opportunity for you.

For more information, check out the recently published article on Business of Fashion

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