Saturday, August 25, 2012

Career in Accessory Designing


Accessory designing is an emerging sector in India and offers a lot of opportunities to youngsters. The main task of an accessory designer is to create accessories such as jewellery, glass products leatherwear (belts, handbags, buckles, gloves), footwear, watches, giftware, scarves, tableware, silverware and many other lifestyle items. An accessory designer imagine and creates designs for jewelry, handbags, ties, belts, shoes, hats, gloves, etc. to go with clothing.
Lifestyle accessories become a fashion statement among youth and urban Indians. Now days you will see many accessory retail outlets in big and small cities across India. These retail outlets sells life style accessories.  With the increasing income of Indians career in jewelry designing and accessory designing have become one of the emerging career options among youth.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility to join a diploma course in accessory design is 10+2 in any stream.  Under graduate,diploma and certificate courses in lifestyle accessories designing are offered across many institutes in India. The course length differs between 1-4 years depending upon the courses and institutes which offer it.
For post graduate courses, graduation in the related stream is must. Few Post-graduate courses are available in limited number of institutes across India.

Students of an accessory design course will study many areas of fashion accessory design including:
  • Fashion Trends
  • Accessory Materials
  • Fashion Drawing and Design
  • Preparation and Development


Career Prospects:

Trained professionals can find employment in, jewellery, costume, leatherwear, glass products, watches, footwear, scarves, tableware, giftware, and silverware industries. Big companies employ staff designers or more frequently, commission freelance designers. Small firms usually work for orders from fashion houses or for particular wholesalers or retail outlets. Accessory Designers can also work independently and become self-employed. Star fashion designers have lucrative career option in foreign countries, mainly in The USA, UK and France.

Remuneration

Lifestyle accessory designing is a lucrative career option. Fresh graduates from this field can start their career with a salary of Rs. 12,000 to 15,000 per month, depending upon the nature of their employer. Salary in this field increases with experience. MNCs and export houses offer high salaries, along with several perks and incentives in this field.

Top Institutes in Accessory designing

  • Apeejay Institute of Design, New Delhi;
  • Arch Academy of Design, Jaipur;
  • Creations - the School of Design and Technology, Pune;
  • Design & Innovation Academy (DIA), Noida;
  • DNADS Institute, Hyderabad;
  • Gemological Institute of India (GII), Mumbai;
  • Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur;
  • National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad;
  • National Institute of Jewellery Design and Technology, New Delhi;
  • National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFTs) in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai;
  • Pearl Academy Of Fashion, New Delhi;
  • School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune; 
  • India International Trade Center, Mumbai

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