Fashion Design is an art that deals with designing clothing and accessories, keeping in mind different cultural attitudes, social customs and geographical aspects of a place. Fashion Designers are creative people who study all these things and come up with unique designs in clothing and create fashion
Basic educational qualification for a course in fashion designing is 10+2 from any stream, it varies depending on the course chosen.
A host of countries offer fashion designing courses for students. This translates into a steady demand for fashionable clothing and accessories which in turn mean that a steady influx of creative people is required. Europe is the epicenter of the fashion industry. The chance to learn new stuff is immense but one should have the right aptitude for it.
Fashion designers can find employment with professional designers as apprentices, with manufacturing units, export houses, boutiques, media as costume designers, freelancing for fashion houses and boutiques and at the same time it is a rewarding possibility for self-employment by opening your own boutique.
People from this field normally get trained to do the following:
- Researching fashion trends and staying up-to-date on contemporary styles
- Creating sketches and samples
- Choosing materials
- Attending fashion shows
- Performing business administration tasks
- Marketing products
- Supervising or working with design team members