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Diploma in Fashion Design 1 Year



If you love expressing your creative self or you want to learn the finer details of the design process, than this is the program tailor made for you. If you have an eye for fashion and want to learn the basic art and science of fashion designing, then this is the course designed exclusively for you to bring you closer to the industry. Our approach goes beyond formal teaching as we focus on the fundamentals of incorporating all the necessary tools that help a student develop independent thinking and impactful execution.

Course Overview

  • The program places emphasis on practical industry oriented training.
  • Trains the future fashion leaders to design fashion collections
  • An intensive course that is driven by a systematic technical approach, research, creativity, imagination and marketing
  • Stresses on the detailed knowledge of the subject, from concept to consumer, including fabric analysis, and productions as gained from research and thematic work
  • The course relies on tracking the evolving trends, norms, cultural dynamics and innovations of the Indian and international Fashion industry.
  • The students will get an opportunity to showcase their collection on the runway

Learning Outcomes

  • The learner will learn the basics of clothing manufacturing
  • Ability to design menswear, womenswear and children wear
  • Will be able to work with an eye towards the future trend
  • Will be trained on setting up their own design studio or establishing a brand


Total Course Is divided Into Three Modules-basic, Intermediate & Advance
This is one year Fast Track / Two year Advance Diploma Program is Fashion Design & Clothing Technology emphasizes on practical industry oriented training. This intensive Design & Technical Program emphasizes on the detailed knowledge of the subject backed by research & thematic working. The basics of all the subjects are imparted as compulsory training to enable a student to be at ease in all the departments of the industry, whereas the specialization is offered in the area of interest. The course aims at placing the strudents in high professional level in the export sector as well as domestic market.

These three moduels consist of following subjects:
1. Illustration & Textile Knowledge
2. Drafting & Pattern Construction
3. Garment Manufacturing. Quality Control, Draping & Merchandising.
4. Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing

Modules - Basic
What is Design? What is Fashion? an Art or science? Why Fashion? How to be in touch with Latest Fashion? Classification and Types of Fashion.
Plain bands, Engagement ring, Solitare.
Basics of design techniques & styles of International Fashion Designers: Pierre Cardin,Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and other desinger’s views. Future Fashions – Designer’s Analytical Approach.
Textile Fabrics, Fabric’s properties, Textile Fibres. Foundation of Fabrics, Natural Fibres, Fibre qualities. Details fo Weaves, Geometrics, Floral, Figures, and Contrapuntal Patterns.
History Of Costumes
Role of Fabric Selection for a Fashion Designer. Initial Selection of Fabric, Effect of Finish, Fabric Grain. One way fabric matching, compatibility of fabrics, Fabric surface and structure.
Fashion illustration – Introduction. Importance & application. Anatomy and drawing. Photo Analysis. Designing High end fashion Garments. Technique of sketching. Design ideas.
Proportion illusion – Optical illusion Style – Lines. Application of proportion, Optical Illusion and Lines in Designing.
Designing understanding the Body figures.
Understanding the Body Silhouettes, Natural Silhouettes, Hour Glas Silhouettes & Other.
Fashion Accessories and their Creative Uses.
Basic Tools & Equipment.
Module - Intermediate
Colour Harmony. Theory and Application. Make Up Colour. Personal colour Theory.
Silhouettes of Garments. Application & Creation of New Silhoettes
(Flat Pattern and Three dimensional) Anatomy for Designers. Basic Techniques in Master Pattern. Kids Wear – Drafting, pattern making, layering, cutting, stitching and finishing.
Drafting, Cutting, Stitching and finishing. Different types of blocks for Men, Women and children, Drafting according to standard Measurements Metric method.
Drafting Patterns for Custom Tailored Clients. Manipulation and variation of basic slopers and darts to create new style lines.
Understanding the quality assurance for Male, Female and children garments.
Stitching Methods and Application. Types of stitches. Dress decoration. Knowledge of various forms of traditional and contemporary embroidery stitches.
Designing of Sarees.
Module - Advanced
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Forecasting, Methods & Techniques. List of International Publications.
Organising yourself for better producitivity. Mastering time
Management – Techniques. Procrastination – How to Avoid it.
Skills, Technieques and Stategies to deal with Designers, Exporters,Buyers, Suppliers, Superiors and your Assistants.
The Role of Advertising Agencies, Understanding Media and Media-Planning. How to get the Best out of the Media.
Poise for the successful Fashion Designer. Development of efficiency and work style. Custom Designing Market. Know your clients. Positioning of your Product. Developing your charisma.
Entrepreneur Skills, Planning, Finance & Control, Fashion Designs and role of obsolescence.
Skills, Techniques and Strategies to present yourself-A Fashion Designer and your Designs.
Organising and participating. Its role in Modern Fashion trade and industry.Fashion Terms and Expressions. It is mandatory to complete final design project which comprises of illustration, research, photoshoot and final show- a separate amount shall be paid for the same.
Organising and participating in an Exhibition. Strategies for successful publicity. Getting best our of the exhibitions.
A comprehensive report of 30 days of industrial training in the individual area of specialization has to be submitted for the approval of the diploma.

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