Fashion designing is becoming a popular career choice among the modern urban youth who are fashion conscious and who want to be in a glamorous profession. There is everything in this profession whether it is glamour, money, fame or creative satisfaction for them who have become successful fashion designers.
For becoming a successful fashion designer one has the right skill set of creativity and artistic sense, eye for fashion, knowledge about fabric and latest fashion trends, capability to mix colours, shades, and tones in a spectacular way and knowledge of basic tailoring skills.
Fashion industry comprises of various areas such as creation of designer wears such as production of clothes, textiles and garments for women, men and children, marketing and market promotion of these designer wears during fashion shows and other market promotional events, media and communications which involves fashion magazines, fashion TV and fashion journals and various other related enterprises.
The minimum eligibility to enter into the world of fashion is a relevant qualification in fashion designing from a reputed institute. Courses are available at various national and international level institutes in fashion designing with specializations such as garment designing, textile designing, jewellery designing, accessory designing, leather designing, interior designing, footwear designing, leather technology, textile technology, fabric dyeing and printing, color mixing and computer-aided design and so on.
Plenty of job opportunities are available for fashion designers with garment manufacturing units; textile export houses, retail chains of fashion textiles and garments, jewellery designing houses, leather industry, fashion media firms, fashion boutiques, textile mills etc.
Most of the career positions are as textile or fabric designers, jewellery designers, accessory designers, footwear designers, fashion merchandisers for designer wear retail stores, fashion journalists for fashion media, fashion show organizers, assistants to well established professional designers, production managers with manufacturing units, export managers with garment export houses, fashion consultants, fashion coordinators for fashion shows, fashion stylists, fashion photographers, fashion models with advertisement firms and so on.