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What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Fashion Designer?

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RE: What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Fashion Designer?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Fashion designing is a wide career career option with various specializations. One can become a fashion designer specilsing in garmkent for diffrents occasions. Accessory designers create items which enhance the look of of a garment such as costume jewellery , scarves, ties, belts and purses.

To be a successful designer one needs to have good creative ability , manual dexterity , vusual imagination , sense of color, sufficent technical ability to grasp the integrities of cutting , self confidence , adaptibillity , an eye for detail, flair for anticipating new trends. They need to have basic aptitude for visual expression such as drawing , painiting and exloring colour and texture. As a fashion designer one needs to have good color sense like which colors to be used in difdfrewnt occasions, how to make two or more colors together to come up with new designs and patterns. They need to be excellent team workers as alot of minds have to work to come up with something innovative and beautiful at the same time.

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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 longway 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 tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies bothe 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 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 professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.




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 telented 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 the equally outsized quantity of exports.




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




Required Skills and Personal Qualities:


Fashion designers needs:


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 pettern 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 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.




Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.




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Regards,


Rahul.

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