Fashion has become a part and parcel of the life. Fashion is one of the blooming industries in Indian Economy. A career in Fashion industry is most sought among people. Fashion offers a varied range of career options. Some of them are
A fashion designer is someone who creates new designs based on inspirations. They are responsible for creating a new trend in the industry. They have their own label to market the entire collections.
A freelance designer is basically a fashion designer who is self-employed and designs a new range of clothing based on their interest.
Sample Maker/Technical designer:
A Technical designer works with the design team to ensure appropriate choice of fabric and a good fit. The technical designer mainly works in factory plays a key role in customizing the garments before going for mass production.
A pattern maker drafts the shape and sizes of the garment on the fabric. They can either use a drafting technique (manually done with paper and measuring tools) or a draping technique (drape fabric directly onto a dress form).
A textile designer mainly deals with the visual effect of the fabric. They use different types of fabric weaves and prints for imparting a designer look for the garment.
A stylist is the person who co-ordinates jewelry and accessories for the clothing. A stylist mainly works for a fashion shows, fashion photography and for celebrities.
A fashion buyer plays a key role in selecting and buying the stock for various retail stores and chain outlets, based on the predictions in the fashion industry.
A fashion faculty teaches about the basic techniques and skills required for a career in Fashion industry.
A fashion illustrator is a person who sketches the designs based on the inspirations.
A fashion journalist is a person who writes fashion articles related to changing trends in fashion industry.
A fashion forecaster is a person who predicts upcoming trends in terms of fabrics, colors, style and prints.