Fashion Education must Address Concerns of Industry

Dwijendra Kumar Gaining excellence in a creative field requires the amalgamation of skills as well as the right education. Without education, the journey becomes a long and tedious one. Fashion education enables one to use proper tools and techniques to do tasks efficiently. It provides one with the necessary skills and knowledge required to gain excellence in...

Expertise in Fashion comes with right training or internship at a reputed fashion house, says Fashion Designer Aman Mathur

Fashion Education plays a crucial role in shaping the career of an aspiring designer. It is so because each of them may have a different vision and career goal. E.g. few of them would like to start their label or work with a brand or go abroad and work.So the training must be given...

Few leading Fashion Designers of India: Why are they famous ?

Dwijendra Kumar In mid-80s designer labels made inroads and created base for hi-fashion garments in India. However it was during 90s only that India began to take fashion designers seriously and a number of Fashion and Lifestyle publications were launched. Since then much water has flown into Ganges and fashion designers from of India have made...

Indian Textiles and Literature

Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: Preeti Upreti, Mrs Asia Pacific Queen of Substance, Singapore 2017 Indian literature includes references about weaving and multiple textiles designs, which is a testament to India’s vibrant tradition. The first literary information about Indian textiles is supposedly documented in Rigveda. In Rigveda, references related to techniques used in spinning, weaving as well as...

Fashion Designing as a Career

By Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: SERA Readymade garment industry in India is estimated worth approx 40 billion dollars. In fact, export of readymade garments constitute approx 40 pc of total exports in textiles which is said to be around 44 billion US dollars. No wonder then, that the readymade garment industry has got tremendous potential not...

Expected India-UK FreeTrade Agreement : A Potential Boon to Indian Fashion Industry

Anugrah Srivastava Amid the excitement associated with Rishi Sunak's name doing the rounds as potential Candidate for PM's post in England, the ongoing talks between the British and Indian delegates on signing Free Trade Agreement has been relegated to background. The deal is expected to be finalized by October this year. The...

Fashion Merchandising as a Career

Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: SERA A trained fashion designer is now expected to be multifunctional. S/he should combine her/ his design skills with other managerial functions,such as coordination and merchandising. Though the concept of fashion merchandising is relatively new in India, and took off only in the mid-‘80s, it provides a wide range of job opportunities in...

Fashion Sample Coordinators: Job Description

Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: SERA efore design of a garment is approved, it goes through a cycle of consultations with designers, merchandisers, quality controllers and buyers. Those responsible for coordinating this lengthy and arduous process are called Sample Coordinators and the design, Sample. In fast changing fashion field, buyers or distributors or retailers keep the manufacturers under...