5 Fashion Design Styles for Accessories Designers

When planning a collection, what style are you planning around? Who are your target customers and do you take their taste into consideration when planning your collection of accessories.

Let’s look at these five styles and the images will show how different they are and how the colours used are also distinct: Sophisticated, Indie Chic, Fresh, Romantic and Comfort.

So what is the style of your target customer? You will notice that even the fabrics used for each style is different.

As a bag designer, I would use lace and satiny fabrics for the sophisticated and romantic styles. I would also use floral fabrics for the romantic styles.

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I would use denim, leather and corduroy fabrics for the indie chic and comfort styles and then use Ankara fabric for the Fresh style.

Let’s take a look at some of my designs for the different styles below






Do you observe styles in your collections? Another way to design is to have a collection that has more than one style in it but which can be tied together by the season colours and workmanship.

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What are your preferred styles? Do you have customers who lean more towards one style than another?