Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time.
Fashion design differs from costume design due to its core product having a built in obsolescence usually of one to two seasons. A season is defined as either autumn/winter or spring/summer. Fashion design is generally considered to have started in the 19th century with Charles Frederick Worth who was the first designer to have his label sewn into the garments that he created. While all articles of clothing from any time period are studied by academics as costume design, only clothing created after 1858 could be considered as fashion design.
To become a Professional in the Fashion industry one should have a graduate degree or at least a diploma.
The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.
10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the majors
Training in this field is available at a number of schools and institutes all over India. These course are offered at the levels of
The course duration for the various programs is as follows:
The Total expense for doing degree is as follows
B.Tech - Rs.45, 000/ per year - (3Years)
M.Tech - Rs.55, 000/ per year - (2 Years)
Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administrative.
After successful completion of the Bachelor degree, the options for higher education are plenty. A person with the above degree can opt for Post graduation Diploma or pursue his/her Master's.
Almost all the deemed and general universities offer Bachelor degree in Fashion technology. Some of these institutes are:
Some of the job openings/Departments available are:
The salary can be from Rs.12, 000 to Rs.26, 000 for starters and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.
Fashion reaches all demographics and touches the lives of billions around the globe everyday and The Global Fashion Association (The GFA) is at the forefront of this constantly evolving industry.
Web site link: http://globalfashionassociation.com/