As every other category I display on my site fashion is something I like. Personally I think that also is the start to creating the right images. If you have a passion for the things you photograph the connection is real and creates the best photos.
Fashion photography has other focus points then for example action sports photography. In the action sports the most important thing is to show within the photo what kind of action the athlete performs. In fashion the most importent thing is to show the way the clothes look in real life. Therefore it is importent to get the perfect combination pose of the model and the way the clothes fall. To get to this point you build together with the model to get the perfect photo. You have a starting point and from this point you give instructions to build to this perfect photo.
As with most categories in photography there is an overlap between them. Fashion has also some expects of portrait, but as explained above in fashion the clothing has an equal important or even more important role in the photo.