Fashion designing is one of the most fascinating and attractive career options in today’s world for the new generation. If you have a knack of imagination, dressing sense, and freshness of aspect a career in fashion designing wait for you. A career in fashion designing starts with balancing the ingenious and materialistic needs of people. But a student has to keep in mind that a career in fashion designing is also very demanding. A combination of creativity with managerial skills has to be met all the time.
Natural: this skill comprises of your good taste, sense of fashion, trends, and knowledge of colours and fabrics. Having an eye for the details is very important.
Acquired: this skill can be acquired by qualifications from a recognized fashion institute. Students of grade 12 can enroll themselves for the full-time course or part-time certificate course.
The requirement for academic qualifications is not very high but you need a big amount of talent, inclination, learning to get the name of a ‘designer’. You should have the creativity to use a combination of colours, shade, textures. By the time you finish your course, you are well-equipped with information of how to make a garment: from designing to pattern-making, production, and how to market your product. The most important thing while choosing a career in fashion designing is the ability to be original, creative, and using your individuality to make people look good. You have to think out of the box to visualize the new design, pattern, garments, and even accessories that match with it.
The fee structure for a course in fashion designing varies from one institution to another. However, the average you will have to spend will be something more than Rs 60,000 per year to complete this course from a well-reputed institution. It is always advisable to check at the time of admission as some fashion institutes also offer scholarships on merit bases. The payment of tuition fees is generally waved off. Students who are awarded scholarships also get an education loan facility to cover the fee and expenses. In India, there are plenty of job opportunities for talented people who are looking for a career in fashion designing, as people are always looking for good designer wears.
After completion, of course, you can also remain self-employed. The starting package can be around Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000. With more experience in designing skills, your salary would range up to Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000 per month. Our country has shown rapid growth in many sectors and the fashion industry tops the chart. Fashion designers such as Ritu Beri, Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal, Satya Paul are known worldwide. Many institutions provide training to upcoming fashion designers and help to showcase their talent and become impresario in the fashion world.
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Delhi
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Bangalore
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Mumbai
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Chennai
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Hyderabad
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Patna
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Kolkata
Nation Institute of Fashion Technology-Gandhi Nagar
Amity School of Fashion Technology-Noida