How important it is to have understanding of latest fashion to become a Fashion Designer?

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RE: How important it is to have understanding of latest fashion to become a Fashion Designer?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

First let me ask you a question. How important is it to learn swimming before you enter the pool???

How important it is to know current news for a healthy discussion?
If your answer to the above questions is Yes, we should know latest updates, then your question is answered.
Note, that in this fast pace techno savy world, to be in sync with others, we need to be constantly learning and upgrading ourselves. Simply put, earlier mobiles were just for calls and messaging, now it is apart of our life and death, because of various applications that connects us to people in such a short period of time.
We all wish to be a part of the current times, and one major link we have is Fashion whether its concerning clothes or accessories.We love to keep ourselves updated with the latest trend.
So the answer to your question, is Yes, for you to survive in the market and make a name for yourself, you would have to have a good understanding of the market trend.
This does not mean you need to get certified with every course coming up, but very important is to be observant of the trend and try to be in sync but at the same time being unique.
Of course, if there is a new and latest technology in the market, you would need to get certified by it, but as a designer, very important would be to follow the masses and maintain a survey of what the generation is looking out for.
Hope this answers your doubts.Wish you all the best....

RE: How important it is to have understanding of latest fashion to become a Fashion Designer?

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


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lefestyle accessories. This art is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from 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 exciting career option 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 materialstic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success and high pay package to the talented people.

However, it is also a demanding career, as fashion designers needs 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 professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.

Required Skills and Personal Qualities:
Fashion designers needs to have following skills:
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 communications skills to explain their ideas 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, fabric, 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. Prospects for fashion design graduates are pretty good thanks to the huge and still growing demand for "Designer Wear" and equally outsized quantity of exports.

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

Furter doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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