People will say that fashion designing is not a right career to pursue but the truth is completely opposite. If you are talented , creative and have an urge to pursue this degree then there is nothing to get worried about. This is your degree for sure.“ Fashion designing is a next big thing and its scope is very vast.
When you hear about the word fashion designing the very first thing that comes into your mind is fashion designing is only related to garments. But let me clear this for you. Fashion industry is not limited to garments. There are several options as well. If you are thinking to pursue fashion designing as your career then this blog will provide you assistance.
Fashion Designing is one of the upcoming career option in today’s world and it is becoming famous day by day among the people with creative minds .It is glamorous, appealing, and exciting career option. With this degree students have number of choices in front of them. The fashion designers have varied options including designing, research, cloth production, textile designing, etc.
Who is a Fashion Designer:
A fashion designer is a person who studies fashion trends, sketches designs, picks fabrics and oversees the general production of clothing and accessories. Most people often mistaken tailoring/ dress making to fashion designing, although they work hand in hand, there is a significant difference between them.
Skills required to become a Fashion Designer
- Creative Skills
- Good eye for materials
- Business skills O
- Strong visualization skills
- Information about current fashion trends
- Drawing and sketching skills
- Soft skills
Fields in fashion designing degree:
The degree can be categorized into three broad fields:
- Garments design
- Leather design
- Last but not the least (jewellery and accessories designs)
Fashion Designing Courses:
- Apparel design
- Sewing design
- Fashion history
- Children wear
- Intimate apparel
- Fitting design
- Haute couture
- Flat pattern making
- Knitwear design and many others
Scope of fashion designing
Career options in fashion designing :
The field of the Fashion designing is as vast as pool, you can be anything you want.
Fashion designing jobs career in Pakistan:
- Costume designer
- Fashion designer
- Visual merchandiser
- Costume stylist
- Personal stylist
- Fashion Blogger
- Retail buyer
- Personal shopper
- Fashion publicist (PR)
- Fashion curator
- Product promoters
There are many other options as well for instance you can also work with Film production units as TV/Film fashion program producers/costume designers etc.
For bachelors :
Intermediate with 45% or A levels with 22 points. Candidates also need to pass a test that will be conducted by fashion designing institutes.
Candidates having bachelors degree in Textile designing , Fine arts or any equivalent degree from recognized institutes with at least 45% marks are eligible to apply.
Institutes offering fashion designing degree
Pakistan’s Institute of Design, Islamabad
College of Fashion and Design’s, Islamabad
Institute of Art and Design, Rawalpindi
Iqra University Islamabad
Virtual university of Pakistan Sialkot
National Textile and Fashion University, Faisalabad
Institute of Art and Design, GCU Faisalabad
College of Fashion and Design, Faisalabad
Pakistan Institute Of Fashion
Beaconhouse National University – BNU
National College of Management and Design
National college of Arts – NCA
Fashion Apparel Design and Training Institute
Karachi School of Textile and Fashion Design
Asian Institute of Fash.
It is a vast career, if you have talent and the passion to pursue it. If you are one of those love to read about fashion trends, sketch designs and create something new and innovative then I can assure that fashion designing is a good career option for you.
You should take admission in any university offering this filed. There are numerous career opportunities in this field. If you are hardworking and creative you will surely get success as a fashion designer.
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