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How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Fashion Designer?

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RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Fashion Designer?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
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In order to identify that you have the right interest and aptitude in the fashion designing field, you will have to do your analysis and ask yourself a number of questions. Below information will help you out how to approach that.


1. How excited you are about the fashion world. Being a fashion designer you will become a part of the fashion and glamour world. For some people it is a matter of real excitement while others it is boring and not at all meaningful. You need to ask yourself where do you stand on this. Are you fascinated about the idea of entering the fashion world. If yes then surely you should go for it.

2. How good you are with your design skills. This is important because you will be working with your designs most of the times. You will have to create new designs and figure out the right combination of colors, clothes and style. You even need to decide the fabric for that. Therefore you should very well know how to do the designing. You are also required to draw the sketches and rough design of the product on the paper before you do the final design on the computer.

3. You need to have strong imagination power so that you can conceive new ideas just by imagining. You cannot afford to copy other people's ideas and style. You need to develop your own style and for that you need to visualize things all the time.

4. You should be able to attend the various fashion events with great excitement and enthusiasm as this is a crucial part of a fashion designer's life.

It can be really tedious to measure your interest and aptitude levels by yourself. Also this method is not very accurate too. Therefore it is advisable to take the psychometric tests that are designed by the psychologists in order to measure your interest and aptitude levels with great accuracy. You can take the test in the homepage of CareerGuide.com and take the test there based on your education levels. That will solve your confusions regarding your suitability in the fashion designing.

RE: How do I identify that I have right interest and aptitude to be a Fashion Designer?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accessories. This art in influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from the designer clothes worn by the royalty of the ancient world to the haute couture products of the present.

Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous, and exiciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialistic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success, and a high pay package to the talented people.

Hoever, it is also a demanding career, as fashion designers need to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus if you can create magic with colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professionals courses to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.


Required Aptitude / Skills or Personal Qualities:
Following are the skills that each fashion designer must have:
1. To be creative
2. An eye for colour, texture and pattern
3. the ability to visualize things in three dimensions
4. Technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction
5. To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
6. Good communication skills to explain their idead clearly and persuasively.
7. The ability to meet deadlines and work within a budget
8. Business skills and commercial awareness, particularly if they are self-employed.
9. Good negotiation skills when selling their own designs
10. to keep ahead of trends in colour, farbric and style.
11. Strong organizational skills.


Job Prospects:
In India, the fashion industry has just begun to come of age, as it is still in its fledgling stage. This industry offers plenty of opportunities for talented hard working and enthusiastic people. Prospectes for fashion design graduates are pretty good thanks to the huge and still growing demand for "Designer Wear" and the equally outsized quantity of exports.

After successful completion of course, you can remain self employed. Alternatively, several export houses, garment store chains, textile mills, leather companies, boutiques, fashion show organizaers, jewellerty houses and media houses recruit professionals interested in a career in fashion designing.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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