Thursday, August 23, 2012

Career in Fashion Design

Fashion Designing involves designing apparels and accessories for men, women and children. The task of a fashion designer involves making a sketch of the cloth or accessory on paper and then convert it into the final product. For a designer it is very necessary to gain knowledge about the various aspect of fashion designing such as types of fabrics, materials, weaving, texture, colour, various design and trends that are going in market. While designing the clothes a designer has to keep in mind the culture and religion of the population.
Other then clothes, fashion designing also includes designing of footwear, jewellery, bags  and fashion accessories. A designer has to take care of fitting, size, style, colour, texture and material. A designer needs to be very creative to get success in this field.

Fashion Designing can be categorized into: 
(1) Textile or fabrics Designing,
(2) Leather Designing (including garments, foot wear and accessories),
(3) Jewellery Designing

Eligibility: -
For admission in undergraduate fashion designing programs 10+2 in any discipline with a minimum of 50% from any recognized board of education is required. For entering in a good institute candidates have to perform well in entrance exam.
For postgraduate program a bachelor's degree in fashion designing is must. A candidate with a portfolio of sketches, drawings and other artistic creations have an add advantage.

Available course in this domain

  •     B. Des. (Accessory Design)
  •     B. Des. (Fashion Design)
  •     B. Des. (Knitwear Design)
  •     B. F.Tech. (Apparel Production)
  •     B.Sc. (Costume & Fashion Technology)
  •     B.Sc. (Fashion and Apparel Design)
  •     Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising & Production
  •     Bachelor in Fashion Technology (B.FTech.)
  •     Master of Design (M.Des.)
  •     Master of Fashion Managment (M.F.M.)
  •     Master of Fashion Technology (M.FTech.)
  •     Post Graduate Diploma (Fashion Designing & Merchandising)

Job Prospect

Fashion design industry offers ample job opportunities for talented, hard working and enthusiastic people. Prospects for fashion design graduates are very good thanks to the huge and still growing demand for “designer wear” in domestic and international market.  

After successful completion of the course, one can start his own business of garment design and  can be self employed. Alternatively, garment store chains, many export houses, textile mills, boutiques, fashion show organizers, leather companies, jewellery houses and media houses recruit professionals interested in a career in fashion designing. Career options in this field can include any of the following:
  • Apparel production manager
  • Costume design
  • Cutting assistant
  • Fabric buyer
  • Fabric quality control manager
  • Fashion coordinator
  • Fashion design production
  • Fashion journalism
  • Fashion marketing
  • Fashion photography
  • Merchandising
  • Personal stylist
  • Production pattern maker
  • Sales representative
  • Technical designer

Institutes & Courses:

Remuneration
The Starting salary for a fresher can be around Rs.12, 000 to Rs.15, 000. With experience you can earn around Rs.30, 000 to Rs.40, 000 per month. For the reputed designer sky is the limit. 

International Institute of Fashion Technology, N-14, South Extn.-1, New Delhi.
- Diploma in
a) Garments Production Technology
b) Fashion Designing
c) Apparel Merchandising

Lady Irwin College, Sikander Road, New Delhi
- Professional Diploma Course in Textile & Fashion Designing.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
- Diploma - Fashion Design
- Under-Graduate Programme in Design

NIFT Centres:
New Delhi,  Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Gandhi Nagar, Bangalore
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
- Diploma Course in Apparel.

Sophia Polytechnic, Breach Candy, Bombay.
- Diploma in Fashion & Dress Designing

South Delhi Polytechnic, South Extn. Part-1, New Delhi.
- Diploma in Fashion Designing

Pearl Fashion Academy Okhla, Delhi
- Diploma/Certificate in Fashion Designing

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