“It seems that true luxury lies in freedom from needing that red-bottom shoe, that handbag with all the tiny initials and big price tag, or the latest trend to know that a person truly matters. True luxury seems to lie in the separation of confidence and materialism.”

Fashion designing is considered as one of the most creative fields, as it involves the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural elegance to clothing and its accessories. The designers conduct analytical research on the latest trends to create a wholly different and original model of their own. These specific designs are used by manufacturers, and other content creators, to enhance their existing collection.
Fashion Designing as a profession and a full-time degree course has been considered by a lot of people in today's modern era. There are a lot of fashion designing colleges which act as a medium for the creative minds, aspiring to make a way into the fashion industry.

The skillset of a fashion designer:

As fashion designing is completely dedicated to creating a lifestyle with the right clothes, it requires someone who has an artistic and creative personality. Apart from this, there are a few specific skills which are needed to become a good designer. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a fashion design degree need to keep in mind the below-given requirements;

Creativity and artistic taste
● Good communication skills
● Sensitivity to colours, shades and tones
● Originality and innovativeness
● Interest in sketching
● Eye for detail
● Visual imagination
● Observation
● Ability to think in three-dimensions to translate visualisation into garments

All these factors, if possessed, can turn a common man into a fashion design expert, with a lot of potential for his/her future.

With the current popularity and the growth that has been observed in the industry, the number of colleges offering fashion designing courses in Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore and other parts of the country have gone to reach a high number.

Various fashion designing colleges have been offering degree courses for all students, starting from an undergraduate degree, to a Master degree as well as a diploma.

Let's list down the programmes accordingly;

UG Programs :

● BDes Fashion Design
● BA (Hons) Fashion Design
● BSc Fashion Design
● BSc Fashion Design & Technology

PG Programs:

● MDes Fashion Design
● MA Fashion Design
● MBA in Fashion Design Management
● MBA in Fashion Management
● MSc Fashion Designing
● MSc Fashion Design & Technology

Diploma Programs:

● Diploma in Fashion Design
● Undergraduate Diploma in Fashion and Apparel Design
● PG Diploma Fashion Design
● Certificate Course in Fashion Design
● Certificate in Fashion Styling

A student can choose from any of the courses mentioned above, and set himself a great future in the world of fashion.

Lets now see, what are the designation or job opportunities that are open for a fashion designer after the completion of their degree.

Fashion Design Career and Jobs:

When a person decides to join the industry on a professional level, he/she must keep in mind that, there has to be an immense and in-depth knowledge about various fabrics, weaves, draping qualities, colours, and most importantly the changing trends in the current world.

There are a few job profiles listed below, which can be considered by any aspiring fashion designer;

● Fashion Marketer
● Fashion Concept Manager
● Quality Controller
● Technical Designer
● Fashion Consultant/Personal Stylist
● Fashion Coordinator
● Fashion Show Organizers
● Fashion Designer

Author's Bio: 

“It seems that true luxury lies in freedom from needing that red-bottom shoe, that handbag with all the tiny initials and big price tag, or the latest trend to know that a person truly matters. True luxury seems to lie in the separation of confidence and materialism.”

Fashion designing is considered as one of the most creative fields, as it involves the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural elegance to clothing and its accessories. The designers conduct analytical research on the latest trends to create a wholly different and original model of their own. These specific designs are used by manufacturers, and other content creators, to enhance their existing collection.
Fashion Designing as a profession and a full-time degree course has been considered by a lot of people in today's modern era. There are a lot of fashion designing colleges which act as a medium for the creative minds, aspiring to make a way into the fashion industry.