Fashion Designing A Trending Career
Content Layout ➢ Why Fashion Designing? ➢ What should you look for when choosing a Fashion Designing program? ➢ What is it like to be a Fashion Designer ? ➢ Institutes in India offering a course in Fashion Designing ➢ Scope in the field of Fashion Designing
Why Fashion Designing? If you are someone who takes a keen interest in the world of fashion, have an impeccable sense of style or dream of creating exquisite garments, then fashion design should be ‘the’ field you must pursue! The fashion industry is one amongst the most dynamic industries globally that offers a multitude of avenues for aspiring designers. There can be numerous reasons to step into this field such as :➢Variety of professional roles to choose from that cater to your interest ➢Each day brings with it new challenges that will be of tremendous help in shaping your learning curve ➢Chance to travel and interact with people across different cultural backgrounds and expertise levels ➢The industry’s inherent dynamic nature will be a constant motivator for you to keep learning and pushing your boundaries
What should you look for when choosing a Fashion Designing program?
Check whether your career goals are aligned with that of the Institute you wish to seek admission in.
College/Institute Check affiliations or accreditations of the University/ College/ Institute you wish to apply to.
Find out placements offered by the College/ University/ Institute.
What is it like to be a Fashion Designer ? Behind the veil of glitz and glamour that usually surrounds the profession, there is a lot of hard work that goes into perfecting a garment, styling a celebrity, helping a fashion house make the right buying decisions or even forecasting trends for the upcoming season. Fashion designers need to be skilled in sewing, pattern-making, draping, silhouettes and garment construction. An understanding of concepts like material culture and fabric science will also aid in designing garments and clothing lines. A typical fashion designer’s profile includes:➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢
Conceptualising a clothing line and sketching the ideas by hand and/or digitally Creating mood boards, shape boards and trend boards Coordinating with fabric manufacturers and other vendors for sourcing the material Studying the fashion design trends and understanding consumer needs Working in tandem with other creative professionals and ensuring timely completion of the project
Institutes in India offering a course in Fashion Designing Some recognised Govt. Institutes – ➢ National Institute of Design (NID) ➢ National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Some Private Institutes – ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢
Pearl Academy, Delhi-NCR (UG Courses, PG Courses and 1 year certification course) Indian Institute of Art & Design (IIAD), New Delhi (UG Course - B.A. Hons) Srishti School of Design, Bangalore Indian School of Design and Innovation, Mumbai Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune Raffles Millennium International, Delhi-NCR and other campuses in major metros MAEER's MIT Institute of Design, Pune Amity University, Delhi-NCR and other campuses in major metros
Scope in the field of Fashion Designing Upon graduating from a Fashion Design programme, one can explore career opportunities in this field as well as allied disciplines. The possibilities are endless, but some of the most sought after ones have been listed below for your reference :➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢
Fashion Stylist Fashion Illustrator Visual Merchandiser Costume Designer Fashion Forecaster Fashion Publicist Fashion Journalist
Published on Jan 13, 2017
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