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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...

Making a Career in Fashion Forecasting

Dwijendra Kumar Global trade in textile and apparel products is increasing at a phenomenal speed and expected to be worth one trillion dollars in next 5 years. This estimate excludes trade figures of fashion accessories including footwear! In India approximately 4.5 crore people are employed in textiles and apparel industry. If we include number of those...

Making a Career as Fashion Marketer

Dwijendra Kumar A good product designed so painstakingly by a fashion designer needs to  be marketed well so as to reach into the cupboards of a discerning customer and help him/her get suitable return on the  investment. Herein comes the role of fashion marketing. Pic Courtesy - Aman Mathur Fashion House Marketing of any merchandise...

Careers Opportunities for Fashion Designers in Garment Export Houses

Dwijendra Kumar Innumerable job opportunities are available for  fashion designing professionals   interested to work with Garment Export Houses, and more coming up. While exports  of garments is labour intensive sector, Government of India  too is giving this industry lots of benefits to make its products globally competitive and to increase the exports in both value...

Making a Career with Trade Publications; Richa Bansal shares Tips

Dwijendra Kumar The Indian textiles and garment industry contributes 2% to the country’s GDP, 7% of industrial output and 14% of total exports earnings. To cater to this huge industry and bring manufacturers, distributors, agents, wholesalers and retailers closer and on one platform, a number of trade publications too have come up. Besides, mainstream fashion...

Careers in Jewellery Designing

Dwijendra Kumar Gems and jewellery industry in India is growing at a phenomenal speed. While domestic market is worth approx 16 bn US dollars its export has reached to the tune of 30 billions almost double of domestic market size. Efforts are on to make this industry worth 100 bn dollars in future. Highly labour...

Visual Merchandising as a Career

Dwijendra Kumar No more windows but overall ambience of a shopping mall undergoes changes from time to time  to entice customers! Below,inside view of a hip shopping mall at festive times! No wonder then, Visual Merchandising has emerged as a promising career for creative minds!It  involves work such as layout designing, floor planning and how each...

Custom Tailoring as a Career

Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: Ajjay Mehrra It is not only for wedding looks but also for party wear that a good number of people are customising their looks with fashion designers.No wonder then custom tailoring is gaining popularity and has created new avenues for those in fashion designing. Some of such talented designers begin to work as...

Careers in a Fashion Buying House

Pic Courtesy: SERA Fashion Buying Houses offer clients best of products selected from various textiles and apparel manufacturers. These deal with local as well as export market depending upon where customers are from. Professionals employed in the buying houses keep scouting for latest fashion products and keep them at one place for the benefit of...