04 AugCourses In Fashion Designing

Courses In Fashion DesigningBeing able to sketch a design on a drawing board is not enough in order to become a fashion designer. In order to have a career in fashion designing it is very important for a student to enroll and take up a professional course in Fashion designing. A course in Fashion designing will enable the student to acquire expertise in various sectors and areas of the fashion industry such as the manufacturing of garments, methods of apparel construction, dyeing and printing of various fabrics, computer-aided design and textile science.

A course in Fashion designing will assist you in discovering your area of interest depending on your aptitude and the variety of courses available. There are a large number of courses available in areas such as garment designing, jewellery designing, Accessory designing, Textile designing, Textile technology, and many more. There are a large number of degree as well as diploma courses for most of the specializations such as Accessory designing. Along with this there are a large number of courses which offer a Master’as degree. Several B.Tech, M.Tech and PG courses are also available for Leather and Footwear Science and Engineering etc.

Courses In Fashion DesigningIn order to pursue a Diploma course in fashion designing, it is very important for a candidate to have passed 10+2 in Science, Arts or Commerce. In order to pursue a degree or a Post graduate course in Fashion designing a Bachelor’s degree is a must.

There are a large number of colleges in India which conduct and offer courses in Fashion designing. Majority of the colleges offering fashion designing courses are situated in major towns and cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad and many more.

03 AugCareer In Fashion Designing

Career In Fashion DesigningIn today’s world, Fashion designing is considered to be one of many exciting career options that are available to the youngsters today. One of the main reasons for this is the fact that the textile as well as the garment industry in our country have always done exceedingly well.

So if you are someone with a creative and innovative mind along with style and a good fashion sense then a career in fashion industry is the perfect choice for you. The fashion industry gives you complete satisfaction as far as the creativity is concerned and also gives you a lot of fame, recognition and money. However it is very important to have both creativity as well as managerial abilities to sustain in the fashion industry for very long. Thus if you are someone who possesses both of them it is not a very difficult task to survive in the fashion industry and the key to success in the fashion industry is nothing but innovation.

There are various profiles that you can choose from while selecting your choice of sector. A large number of job opportunities exist in every single sector and each sector is completely different and needs a totally different skill set when compared to the other one. The various sectors which exist in the fashion industry are garment designing, footwear designing, leather designing, jewellery designing, and many more.

Career In Fashion DesigningYou can take up jobs dealing with costume designing, production pattern maker, fashion consultation, fashion coordinator, personal stylist, technical designing, illustrator, fabric buyer, graphic designing, apparel production manager, fabric quality control manager, show room sales representative, and many more. You can also take up jobs in various export houses which deal in garments, textiles or handloom exports, or television channels which have a lot shows dealing with fashion designing.

02 AugColleges For Fashion Designing

Colleges For Fashion DesigningFashion design is nothing but the art which deals with the designing of clothes as well as other accessories depending on the culture as well as the things that influence the crowd on a social basis at that point of time. There are a large number of Fashion designing colleges in India. A few of them are:

· National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi

Gulmohar Park, Hauz Khas

New Delhi, India, 110016

Phone: 0091116966431

Other Centres: Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai

· National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad


Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380 007, India

Phone (079) 663 9692 / 660 5243

Fax (079) 662 1167

e-mail : academic[at]nid.edu

· J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai, N Delhi, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Nagpur

JD, Hemu Archade,Opp Vile Parle Station West,

Mumbai 400056

Tel: 022-2615 4949

email: jdinstitute[at]vsnl.com

Colleges For Fashion Designing· Symbiosis Centre of Design, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID]

Viman Nagar, Pune 411 014, Maharastra, India

Phone: +91 20 2663 4547 / 48

Contact: info[at]symbiosisdesign.ac.in

· Arch Academy of Fashion, Art & Design, Jaipur

D-103-C, Opp. Nagar Nigam MainGate, Bapu Nagar, Near Passport Office,

Jaipur 302 015. Rajasthan.

Tel. No. : 091-141-329 6203

Email : info[at]archedu.org

· Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai

Sophia Shree B.K. Somani Polytechnic

Bhulabhai Desai Road,

Mumbai 400 026. India

Phone: 022- 2351 3157, 2351 4147

Email: sophia[at]bom2.vsnl.net.in

· IILM School of Design, Gurgaon

Plot 69-71, Sector 53,

Near DLF Golf Course,

Gurgaon – 122003 (NCR-Delhi.)

Phone: 011-33330132, 0124-3096874

Contact: adm@iilminstitute.org

Colleges For Fashion Designing· Bangalore Institute of Fashion Technology ( BIFT), Bangalore

6, Bilekahalli Gate (near IIM-B)

Bannerghatta Main Road

Bangalore-560 076.

Phone : 91-80-32721283 / 41109966

E-Mail : info[at]biftindia.com

01 AugFamous Fashion Designers

Famous Fashion DesignersIn the past few years, the Indian Fashion industry has gained immense recognition and popularity globally. It doesn’t look surprising if you watch Hollywood celebrities wearing outfits and designer clothes all designed by the Indian Fashion Designers.

It doesn’t take even a minute to recognize the hands of the Indian designers in various foreign movies such as the Bond movie, ‘The World is not enough’ where Sophie Marceau is seen wearing an embroidered shawl or a salwar kameez designed by the famous Indian designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. This is not the only case, you can also take an example of Ritu Beri who has been the only Indian Designer to have showcased her collection during the haute couture week that took place in Paris.

Similarly there is Ritu Kumar who also has a lot of foreign celebrity clients such as Jemima Khan and the late Princess Diana. Many other celebrities flock to her boutique which is located in UK. Ritu Kumar is recognized for using various textiles such as Khadi and her techniques such as block printing, bandhani, chikankari.

Famous Fashion DesignersThere are thousands of such examples where the work of the Indian Fashion designers has been recognized and appreciated. These fashion designers have contributed highly in taking the Indian Fashion Industry global. A few of the many prominent personalities present in the Indian Fashion Industry are Aki Narula,who has designed clothes for movies such as Don, Bluffmaster, etc, Anita Dhongre, Anna Singh, Gauri & Nanika, Hemant Trivedi, Malini Ramani, Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, Payal Singhal, Raghavendra Rathore, Rohit Bal, Ritu Beri , Sabyasachi Mukherjee , Suneet Varma, Surily Goel, Tarun Tahiliani, Wendell Rodricks.