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Fashion Buying Course

“Start Your Journey as a Professional Fashion Buyer”

do you want to be a fashion buyer

Then you may just have what it takes to Make a Career from your Passion!

Introducing Australia’s Number One…

Fast Track  Fashion Buying Course!

Including FREE Training on How to Start Your Own Online Store!

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Fashion Buying Course Outline

Course Tuition             $997.00

Payment Plan               Available

Course Duration         12 weeks- 12 months (self paced)

Course Delivery           Online

Qualification:                Certificate of Professional Fashion Buying


Fast Track Fashion Buying Course Materials


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Fashion Buying Course Description

La Mode’s Professional Fashion Buying Course will cover all aspects and competencies that are required to become a professional fashion buyer, and teach you the jargon / and terminologies that you will need to know to get a job as a buyer or buyers assistant.

What Does Professional Fashion Buying Involve?

Fashion Buying involves international travel to key fashion cities like London, Paris, Tokyo and New York, with very large shopping budgets!  A fashion buyer determines what trends are going to be in for the season, and is in charge of what styles a retail store  or boutique will stock.

Fashion Buying is a highly sought after job, yet there is not much training available to those interested in this career path.

La Mode’s  ‘Certificate in Professional Fashion Buying is a fast track program designed to teach the key skills that are required to become a fashion buyer,

and equip you with all the knowledge needed to land your dream job in the industry!

Become a Fashion Buyer

Fashion Buying Course Overview


Retail Buying:  What a Fashion Buyer Does

What a Fashion Buyer does

Roles and Responsibilities of a Buyer

The Buying Office Structure

Retail Buying and Trend Forecasting


What You Must Know to Become a Fashion Buyer

Buying Principles and Terminology

Buyers Performance Indicators

Retail Formulas

Buying Terminology

Examples of Buyers Job Descriptions

The Retail Fashion Industry

Retail History

Key Retail Operations

Stand Out From The Crowd

Effective Communication and Sales Technique

Stock Control

Retail Differentiation

Retail Merchandising and Buying

Understanding Your Customer

Product Range in the Retail Market

What Makes Merchandising Effective

Sales Strategies for Merchandising Plans

Creating the Merchandising and Buying Plan

The Six Month Merchandise and Buying Plan

Downloadable Templates Provided:

Purchase Order Template

Ladies Buying Plan Template

Retail Formulas

Retail Principles and Terminology

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How to Start Your Own Online Store

Opening your own online boutique or retail store is a rewarding opportunity where you get to be creative everyday:  through selecting the clothing for your store, to creating window displays,  posting photos on social media and styling your customers!

Use your buying skills to select stock for your boutique that offers customers something different and inspiring!  Topics Includes:

  • How to open your own online boutique or physical retail store
  • Deciding what to sell in your boutique
  • Advantages and disadvantages of being your own boss
  • Steps to set up your business
  • Understanding the costs involved in setting up a fashion business
  • Different business structures
  • Registering a business name
  • Writing a business plan
  • Signing a lease agreement
  • Registering a domain name and setting up your ecommerce store
  • Obtaining start-up capital
  • Business and Government grants available
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Become a Fashion Buyer Fast Track Course

Student Testimonials

Great Support

I completed the Fashion Buying  Course and I was blown away by the support! Im super excited – thanks to this course I got an assistant Fashion Buying Job for a luxury Fashion Store in Dubai!

Rebecca Eid

“The course has helped me understand the role of a fashion buyer. I have learnt that a professional fashion buyer has the ability to forecast trends and is capable of predicting what styles to buy for a store.  Also have a commercial eye. I enjoyed completing the last assignment!”

Jen Satkunum

I set up my own online store

Since completing the Professional Fashion Buying Course I have completed setting up my own online store so that I can expand the target market of my clothing line world wide!

Louise Jenkins

Very Insightful

I got my ‘Certificate of professional Fashion Buyer’ in the post last night, and I wanted to say a big thank-you! This course really put me in the shoes of a fashion buyer and was insightful into the industry.  The questions were easy to understand, the materials very useful and the student support imppecable!  Thank-you!

Danet Hok

Highly Recommend

I would highly recommend this course for anyone wanting to become a Fashion Buyer, or Womenswear / Accessories Buyer, and or wanting to start their own fashion boutique or online store!

Kristie Trimm

Fashion Buying Course Materials


HOME STUDY PACK:  Professional Fashion Buyinge

DOWNLOADABLE TEMPLATES: Fashion Buying Plans and Templates

VIDEO TUTORIALS: Retail Buying, Fashion Marketing and Fashion Business

PORTFOLIO + RESUME BUILDING:  To help prepare you for a job application


CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION: 'Certificate of Professional Fashion Buying'


Fashion Buying Course

Professional Fashion Buying Fast Track Course  

Was: $997.00 : NOW ONLY $697!


  Weekly / Fortnightly Payment Plans Available 

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