Fashion is Wearable art; It’s an art that requires you to have creative sense. Designing demands you to keep in view all the international trends and signature styles of designers.

Fashion Designing happens to be one of the most attractive, interesting and exciting career options in today’s time. After all who wouldn’t want to be the next Anita Dongre or Rohit Bal of the fashion world. If you’re a student who has an inclination towards fashion, a career in one is perfect for you. Depending on the fashion stream you are interested it’s important that you refine your technical and creative knowledge in the particular field.

There couldn’t have been a better time to pick Fashion designing as a career interest, as it happens one of the best career choices you can make in today’s date, considering its massive growth and it’s high PayScale.

Not many know that there are varied career options that a fashion design student can pursue. Becoming a fashion designer is not the only option out there after you finish a fashion designing course. So, what are?

Here’s a glimpse of some of the career options you can look forward to if you’re an aspiring fashion student.

  1. Fashion Designer

A profession that needs no introduction! A good fashion piece is always associated with its maker. In today’s world, everyone is familiar with not just the fashion pieces created but the fashion designer as well. If you are a fashion geek or love couture, you will should familiar with names like Rohit Bal, Manish Malhotra, Ritu Kumar Anita Dongre, etc. They are few of the many, who have completely transformed Indian fashion Industry standards.

If you are already not aware, a fashion designer creates clothing, footwear, accessories, jewellery and much more. They are not just limited to clothes. Sketching designs, selecting patterns and fabrics, styling outfits are all a part of what a fashion designer needs to master.

  1. Retail Buyer

Once you’re into the fashion designing course, you start getting familiar with the designs, fabrics etc., and also of what kind of clothes look good on people. Now a retail buyer can build his/her own store and sell products or can procure products from other designers. It is one of the most lucrative professions if done in the right way.

  1. Retail Merchandiser

Working closely with Retail buyers, the job profile of a merchandiser entails the prediction of the up- and coming sales trends ensuring maximum profitability. Making sure that products appear in the right stores at the right time in the right quantities is an essential part of the profile. 

  1. Clothing/textile technologist

Ideally, a clothing technologist’s role consists of selecting and testing the ideal fabric or material or a product. They work with a variety of products both man-made and natural fibres, as well as leather, fur and plastics. Ensuring their quality, developing the products and improving the efficiency and quality is an important part of their profile.

  1. Fashion stylist

A common misconception is that stylists have the easiest job in the world. Let us tell you that it is definitely not as easy as it looks. On the contrary, it happens to be one of the toughest job profiles in the Industry.

As a stylist, your job is to select the best of the fashion pieces from the designer’s collection. It is crucial for you to have a gage on what looks good on people, based on which you, need to pick the right outfit with respect to the clients’ taste, body type, preferences etc. And this does not apply just for clothes, a stylist is also responsible for makeups, accessories, hairstyle and the overall look of a person. 

  1. Textile Designer

Typically, a textile designer designs unique, attractive and repetitive patterns for printed fabrics, weave, and knit patterns. These can be used for interior decoration as soft furnishings or clothes. A textile designer generally uses CAD software to develop and design textures and patterns. They work either as a part of the team in industrial or non-industrial settings, some even work independently. 

  1. Footwear or Jewellery designer

Even the best outfit can never really be complete without the right fashion accessories or footwear. Jewellery and footwear are a huge market in the industry that goes hand in hand with the textile sector. It is one of the booming sectors in the industry, with the right training and a knack for it, you could do wonders in this field. 

  1. Personal shopper

It is probably one of the most exciting jobs that you could pursue in the fashion designing field. If you’re someone who loves to shop then this is the perfect job for you. A personal shopper is a professional who helps brides, celebrities and even everyday dressers to pick the outfits that look best on them. You have to be a professional shopper if you need to get the best deals off the best shops, and pick the perfect designs and brands as per the client’s requirements. 

  1. Makeup Artist

A makeup artist’s work isn’t just confined to makeup. They take care of skincare, grooming, hairstyling and other things that are related with the appearance of the body. What’s the difference between makeup artists and beauticians? Makeup artists do not restrict their service to normal beauty treatments. They are professional hired for big events like weddings, photoshoots, bridal makeovers, fashion events. Even Celebrities and models hire makeup artists.

  1. Fashion Model

Are you one of those who has enjoyed walking the ramp wearing beautiful outfits and accessories in college fests etc.? Well imagine doing that as a profession!

A fashion model is someone who wears the new trends to promote commercial products in the market. While most designers hire models or even celebrities, some wear their own creations to represent their work or themselves.

Fashion models generally sign themselves with modelling agencies. These agencies play an important role bridging a gap between the models and their prospects. Even fashion designers prefer to pick models for their shows from these agencies. So, it’s a win win situation for all.

Whatever career option you choose or end up doing in the exciting fashion world, make sure that you are the best at it. It is a field where proving you’re unique and worth it is very important. You need to stand out! You’re thriving career starts with a professional training, so find your preferred Bachelor’s course in Fashion Design.

If you’ve already picked one, then ensuring that you crack the Entrance to get into it is what Ideaa Institute of Design (IID) does. Enroll yourself for a course that suits you best at Ideaa Institute of Design, and we’ll take care of training you to get you into your desired college.