FASH­ION DE­SIGN

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This field of­fers one of the most lu­cra­tive and chal­leng­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties. “In­dia has al­ways been a rich source of in­spi­ra­tion for de­sign­ers and fash­ion de­sign­ing has be­come ex­tremely dy­namic,” says Kavita Bhar­tia, fash­ion de­signer and founder, Ogaan.

What you study Pat­tern mak­ing, ren­der­ing, gar­ment con­struc­tion, il­lus­tra­tion, trend anal­y­sis, fash­ion his­tory, and tex­tiles

Ca­reer Prospects “Stu­dents can work for de­sign la­bels, cor­po­rate brands, as cos­tume de­sign­ers in the film in­dus­try, cre­ative di­rec­tors, free­lance con­sul­tants, stylists, and as en­trepreneurs,” says, Van­dana Narang, cam­pus di­rec­tor, Na­tional In­sti­tute of Fash­ion Tech­nol­ogy, Delhi.

Skills Re­quired “Api­rants need to have a pen­chant for cre­ativ­ity, style and orig­i­nal­ity, flex­i­bil­ity, and con­sis­tency to suc­ceed,”says Bhar­tia.

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