Career in Fashion Designing: What You Need To Knowby Adom Cruze A goal without a plan is lust a wish
Fashion literally means “the way of doing something”. When we say fashion designing we mean “to give a design to the way of doing something”. For example- fashion designing of clothes means “way of designing the clothes”. It is a styling technique where a designer has to understand the needs of every customer based on many factors such as culture, tradition, occasion, age, personality, gender, colour combination etc. On the basis of these criterion only the designer comes out with a suitable outfit for the clients and thus forays into the career in fashion designing.
Earlier the designing of clothes was considered to be a part of tailoring unit only but with the advancements in society, fashion is more of a high profile field. It is not only associated with the glamour quotient but also considered as the need of the time. People want to look different yet elegant in what they wear. They want to reflect their personality in the best manner possible among the patrons of their social class. Therefore, fashion designing is studied in detail in the college of fashion.
In order to become a successful fashion designer, the students need to study this art of designing first of all. The basics are taught in these colleges at graduation level. The college of fashion tries to bring out the creative and artistic side of an individual by making him or her work on several projects related to designing. Every individual is different in their thinking and imaginations. Thus, their creations are also based on their innovative abilities that decide the measure of their success into their career in fashion designing.
What more a student learns at the college of fashion is drawing the sketches and develops the ability to express themselves in sketches. At the high end client profiling the fashion industry functions on the raw sketches approval method first and then only the final designs come into shape. The colour combinations, the shapes, edges, tones, shades, frills etc are so many things that need to be changed with every client specification. The importance of uniqueness in this industry is more than any other. The availability of fabric, their textures and their designing etc enable an individual to have a three dimensional imaginary ability and should be able to imply them into realistic outputs.
The source of inspiration for creation in fashion designing comes from reading or scrolling through various magazines, news, articles, exhibitions, journals, traditional history, ethnical visions etc. The work of senior designers also enables one to think in different directions and come out with superior ideas of their own.
Not only does it take a good designing ability, in order to have a successful career in fashion designing one needs to develop very good public relations too. With the help of these relations only the designers get their contracts and establish their identities. Many renowned fashion designers have a dedicated team for customer relations that keep them in touch with their existing clients and pitching the new clients for their latest designs. Fashion shows, exhibitions, events are just an integral part of having a successful career as a fashion designer.
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