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What are the most interesting work roles for Fashion Designers?

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RE: What are the most interesting work roles for Fashion Designers?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh


The designer's job always involves a variety of tasks but it differs enormously according to the size and type of organization. certain designers spend much time actually creating and sketching brand new ideas, styles and trends. certain specialize in designs which are an amalgamation and adaptation of ideas from various sources. they use their creative ability combined with technical expertise to incorporate fashion trends and their firm's sociable style into the type of garments which sell best in a given type of market. some fashion designers do their own pattern cutting, a task which requires great precision and ingenuity. other work may include making detailed working drawings of one's own or someone else design, cutting sample garments, draping them and pinning them up on a dress stand or a model and making the necessary adjustment to improve appearance or facilitate manufacture. designers must understand and be able to use the introduction processes and equipment. fashion coordinating, fashion forecasting and marketing of apparel and accessories are the other important work roles in the fashion industry. fashion designers can start their own fashion house, work with a chain of international fashion houses, export houses, film industry or theatre

RE: What are the most interesting work roles for Fashion Designers?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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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 is 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 exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one talior 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.

However, it is also a demanding career, as fashion desingers needs to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus, if you can creata magic with colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professional course to begin successful career in the alluring world of fashion desinging.

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

After successful completion of the course, you can remain self employed. Alternatively, several export houses, garent store chains, textile mills, leather companies, boutiques, fashion show organizers, jewellery houses recruit professionals interested in a career in fashion designing.

Different Work or Job Roles/ Names:
As a professional fashion designer, you can work in areas like designer wear production, fashion marketing, planning and concept management. Then there is a fashion media, design production management, fashion accessory design, quality control and promotion of brands.

You can also work as a designated costume designer, fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, graphic designer, production pattern maker or a fashion coordinator.

Othe role includes: apparel production manager, fabric buyer, fabric quality control manager, showroom sales representative, illustrator, cutting assistant and outside sales representative. Those interested in a career in fashion designing can also become entrepreneurs and form their own companies.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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