Megha Shah

What subjects to choose in fashion designing

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RE: What subjects to choose in fashion designing

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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  • Chandigarh

Professional training in fashion designing aasist people to develop their ability , knowledge and channelize creativity. Most of the courses in fashion designing are open to students after completion of clasas 12( any stream). Admission to these courses is generally on the basis on an aptitude test with an aim tro evaluate flair of designing and sketching, sense of perspective in two and three dimensional spacem aesthetic sensitivity and visualization skills of aspirants. NIFT is the premier institution in the country providing propfessional training to people aspiring for a career in diffrent areas ofthe fashion industry. The institute offers 4 years undergraduate programme in deign i.e. bachelor of design with specializations in fashion design, accessory design , knitwear design, leather design, textile design, fashion communication . The institue also offers Bachelor of Fashion Technology.Sone gpvt polytechnics also offer courses on garment merchandising and marketing for which drawing skills are not important but numerical ability and analytical reasoning are of utmost important. Adnission to full time formal fashion design courses is based on an assessment of general ability and creative aptitude test.

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Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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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 lifestyle accessories. This art is influnced 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 tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the the creative fancies and the materialistic 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 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.

Subjects in Fashion Designing:
There are various subjects available in Fashion Design to choose from. Some of them are:
1. Illustration and Textile Knowledge
2. Drafting and Pattern Construction
3. Garment Manufacturing Quality Control, Draping and Merchandising
4. Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
5. Pattern Making
6. Garment Contrcution
7. Surface Design Technique
and so on.

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 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 organizers, jewellery houses, and media houses recruit professionals interested in fashion designing.

Pay Packet:
The starting monthly package can be around Rs. 10-15K. With experience, you will acquire maturity in designing skills and a few years down the line your salary would be in the range of Rs. 30-40K per month. Of course, if you become a reputed designer, you could demand the world.

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