Being a fashion designer is amongst the most exciting careers right now – from dressing up models and celebrities to presenting your work to a global audience through the various fashion events across the world, there’s a lot that makes fashion designing probably the most vouched for career.
With the industry touted to reach $223 billion by 2021, there are going to be around 60 million jobs created in the next couple of years. Here’s a list of TOP skillsets required to help you get your dream job in the fashion industry.
Visualization or imaginative power is one of the most crucial aspects of designing clothes so that you can not only add your originality to the design, but also pair together different styles, colors and fabrics to create a fusion of sorts. Visualizing the end product is a crucial skillset to have.
If you are good at drawing and sketching things, the road ahead in your fashion career becomes smoother automatically. You need to know how to present your ideas visually on paper by infusing the right amount of detail into it which will help bring your idea to life.
Communicating your ideas & inputs effectively is an important skillset for your fashion career. Communicating your expectations and requirements from a given design will not only help save time, but also helps you grow professionally.
Sewing helps you stitch together various fabrics in order to create new designs. Good knowledge on sewing is another primary skillset you need, before you even think of taking a plunge into fashion design as a long-term career.
- 3D Designing
With technology, the process of designing has become less cumbersome & efficient. Software such as Photoshop, Illustrator & 3D tools are quite common in the professional designing circuit and in-depth knowledge of these high-end tools can actually help you move ahead in your career.
- Marketing Skills
Marketing & promotion have become cornerstones for success of any business across industries now. The fashion world is no different & requires the designer to be able to promote their designs effectively.
Famous designers like Sabyasachi have utilized social media marketing effectively in the recent times, which speaks in the form of the buzz their designs regularly create.
TIFT Hyderabad prepares students for their dream job in the field of fashion, offering practical exposure & industry-grade training that will help you gain the above skills within a short time.