More than a mere outfit!
More than a mere outfit!
1. About : Turns idea into a design
2. Get ready for : An artistic and creative personality, good visual imagination, Fabric Awareness, updated with fashion trends
3. How to go for it? : Diploma, Bachelor’s, Master’s, PG
4. Opportunities ahead : Textile & fabric units, branded fashion showroom, boutiques, etc
5. Channel checks : Fashion Industry’s inadequate growth, Pay scale differ in Metro & Non-Metro cities
6. Let’s be little futuristic : Considered as more viable career option
7. Useful links : 10 facts about fashion industry in India, 5 things not to avoid while choosing FD course, Inspiring journey of Manish Malhotra, Top 5 Fashion designers in India, Fashion designer games
Are you always fascinated by the latest fashion trends in the market? Do you really think of designing clothes? Have you ever thought of becoming like “Manish Malhotra”?
If yes, this article will surely provide you some trendy vogue about this field.
Fashion designing is one of the glamorous career options and opens a world of opportunities for anyone with a passion in this field.
It is the art of applying design, natural beauty to clothes and its accessories.
It begins with an idea of how a garment should look, turns that idea into a design (such as a sketch), and specifies how that design should be made into an actual piece of clothing.
Designers need to constantly come up with original and creative ways to make the clothing they make stand out. In order to effectively convey their ideas designers must be accomplished sketch artists.
Fashion Designers should be able to think in three-dimensions and put their ideas into garments.
To be a good designer, you need to understand how each fabric moves, how it wears and how they all work together. For example, wedding dress designers avoid using silk because it creases easily and ruins the design when it’s photographed with crinkles.
Staying tuned with emerging fashion trends related to colors, fabrics and key shapes.
A Fashion Design student must know how to design cost-effective and high-in-demand products that will be profitable in the long run for the business.
There are different types of Fashion Designing degrees available in India, let’s check out most popular degrees.
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You should start meeting people in the fashion industry as early as possible, preferably while you are still a Fashion Design student. Keep your eyes open for paid or unpaid internships.
With the highest population and with one of the biggest movie industries in the world, India has huge demand for fashion designers.
Here are some varieties of fields open for Fashion designer :
Fashion designers in textile and fabric manufacturing units design, make specifications and then oversee manufacturing of fabrics that meet the needs of the client.
Fashion designers often design collections based on the requirements of high-end fashion stores. These collections are then put across the stores, ready for sale.
Celebrated fashion designer design costumes and apparel for film and television industry.
Fashion designers design apparel to be displayed across designer boutiques.
Retail Chains, Garment & Textile export house, Self Employed Fashion Designer, Teaching in an Institute that offers courses in Fashion Designing, etc.
Limited experience of the designers and the platform they are offered is one of the main reasons for inadequate growth. The insignificance stalks from the reality that most of the young talent is hired by the bigger names to work in their studios, thus imprinting their work with the label of the big designers.
There is always a difference in the pay package in the field of fashion designing. The upward, as well as the downward trend, is observed as well. Following are some of the data:
New Delhi- 23% (upward)
Mumbai- 31% (upward)
Bangalore- 14% (upward)
Kolkata- 21% (downward trend)
If I say that fashion will end in next 5 years, you won’t believe. It is going to grow each and everyday to cater our trendy demands. Fashion and accessories is a thing of daily lives and it is going to be with us forever. Therefore this career is considered as more viable career option.