Fashion is something that is within you. That’s why you dress smartly and create a style that is appreciated by your friends.
To be a fashion designer all you need to do is explore the art within you. Learn from experts, the basics of fashion designing – the cut, the feel, the fall and eye stopping colour combinations and be ready to conquer the world.
Fashion makes a dramatic statement about one’s personality. Clothes make the man and it is the designer who makes the clothes special. A true fashion designer possesses the ability to transform a piece of fabric into a work of art. It is basically the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Fashion designers attempt to design clothes which are functional as well as aesthetically pleasing.
Fashion design is a form of art. To work as a designer, you should have on artistic and creative personality. You also have to be good at drawing and able to express your ideas in sketches. You don’t necessarily have to be a great artist, but you must have some special skills for combining colours, tones and shades. You also have to be able to work with fabric and use textiles in a creative and original manner.
Fashion designers have to be aware of the fashion market requirements. They have to be very interested in learning new things and read magazines, journals and books on fashion.
Designers should have good communication skills and be able to express their ideas clearly. But most important, they have to be very original and have fresh, innovative ideas.
- Export houses dealing with garment/textile/handloom exports.
- Retail and wholesale garment businesses in men’s / women’s / children’s clothing.
- Haute Couture.
- Government / Semi-Government handloom / textile manufacturers.
- Fashion show organisers / Fashion publishers.
- TV / Film fashion program producers etc. with film production units
- Teaching design
- Fashion Designer
- Costume Designer
- Pattern maker or Grader
- Retail Merchandiser
- Visual Display