FASHION TECHNOLOGY AS A CAREER
Fashion Technology Lab: A three year degree course called B.sc in Fashion Technology is being run at this institute and it is basically related to self generated employment. The latest trend setter sewing equiments is installed. This lab is worth visiting and it opens new vistas of knowledge with reference to trends in fashion.
India which has always been a centre for the textile and garment trade is also growing into a centre of innovation in garment and accessory design. Fashion technology has a wide scope and is a good career to choose.
Now the fashion industry has become so specialized that it encompasses a vast field of studies in design, concept management, design production management, quality control, planning, fabric design, printing, fashion accessory design, fashion merchandising, textile science, color mixing, marketing and so on, so much so that we no longer speak of just fashion design but of Fashion Technology.
The primary areas of work in the fashion industry are market research, designing and manufacturing of garments and textiles. Fashion design is the most important area of work in fashion industry. Designing involves creating original designs after studying the changing trends of the market i.e market research.
It has various fields of specialization like apparel, footwear, jewelry and even luggage. It is a challenging field as it requires the coordination of various jobs.In small concerns it is usually a one man show but in big organizations the jobs are specialized and allotted to different people.
Manufacturing involves purchasing textiles and fabrics required for the design and making the garment according to the master pattern. Manufacturing process requires employment of a large number of trained personnel.