Here are the top things that aspiring fashion designers are tired of hearing from others, whether it be friends, family, or fellow fashionistas...
9. Indirectly insulting their work.
8. Directly insulting their work.
The second those words come out of your mouth, the person you say them to is going to take them personally. There's no way around it. It's like when your BFF starts out a sentence with the words, "Not to be a bitch, but..."
Since when was one person the leading authority for everyone? Are you a representative of all the people in the entire world? Just because you won't wear it doesn't mean that someone else won't. And where did you get that outfit from anyway?
So you're saying the outfit I designed is too trendy with these buttons on it? But if I remove them, it's not trendy enough? No matter what I do, my design is still screwed.
Hate the color? Check. Hate the style? Check. Hate the zipper? Now you've just gone too far.
And so is every other industry. That doesn't mean that I shouldn't try.
So what you're really suggesting is that I just start all over again from scratch and throw this in the garbage.