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Is Fashion Designing An Easy Course To Do?

21 Jan 2022, 05:33 GMT+10

Fashion Designing is a specialization, which in accordance with social-cultural trends, market situations, and customer preferences, amalgamates conception of distinct innovative design themes for clothing, footwear, handbags, and other accessories, etc. picking up of relevant material and/or fabric is appropriate colours, patterns, textures, crafting of prototypes so as to evaluate the throw of cloth and ultimately its final production.

Fashion Designers are expected to work in varied functions like designing, quality, textiles, buying, styling, planning, production, merchandising, marketing, and communication, etc. Hence its education is considered not only exciting but also challenging.

In order to pursue Fashion Designing course, you must have the following skills:

  • Creatively Inclined-Must display sketching as well as visualization skills
  • Observation skills to complement attention to details
  • Passion and courage to push your boundaries regularly so as to be relevant.
  • Communication skills along with networking aptitude
  • Leadership qualities and problem-solving approach to stay on top of the game.

Fashion Designing courses:

Fashion Design is a highly competitive field and hence demands hard work, perseverance and a head start right from high school. It makes sense to do certain following related courses in high school before going in for college admission:

  • You should learn to not only sew fast but also cut all types of fabrics
  • Enhance your drawing, sketching, and painting skills. In a way exercise your eyes for colours as well as patterns
  • Gain competencies in visual design software-Photoshop, CorelDraw, etc.
  • Augment your knowledge about Fashion Designing by reading blogs, articles, magazines as well as watching fashion shows.
  • Learn about which kind of fashion do you want to pursue:

    • Haute Couture Fashion
    • Luxury fashion
    • Ready-to-Wear Fashion
    • Fast Fashion
    • Economy Fashion

  • In order to gauge whether you are suited for Fashion Designing, enhance your understanding of the fashion industry-willingness to work hard to meet deadlines, take criticism, self motivate, should be able to reinvent yourself, capable of coping with stress, working with multiple clients and/or bosses and an ability to be a self-disciplined, etc.
  • In order to be eligible for Fashion Designing, you must complete your 12th and clear entrance exam for your respective college.

Fashion Designing College:

Before deciding on an appropriate Fashion Designing College, you should ensure the following:

  • College must offer courses at both undergraduate as well as post-graduate levels.
  • Accreditation & Recognition with academic councils as well as other prestigious industry bodies. In addition, the certification must be recognised at both the National and International level
  • The curriculum must ensure that students gain expertise in theoretical aspects, conceptual understanding, skill development as well as practical training. In addition, it must be aligned as per the latest trends
  • Well equipped studio with updated software is a must at the college so that the students can hone their skills through practical training as much as possible.
  • Ideal colleges must ensure proper exposure to students at both domestic as well as global level through participation in various events, competitions, exchange programs, internships as well as a master class with global experts.

Thus Fashion Designing may not be an easy course, but then nothing in life is easy. However, Fashion Designing has its perks-GLAMOUR, FAME as well as FORTUNE.

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