Fashion has always taken the hot seat, whether it was the time of Mumtaz or Helen or today’s world where Katrina Kaif and Aishwarya Rai are looked up to for trendiest fashion statements. The bug of fashion has bitten all of us, whether we are in the young age (10–20), adulthood (20–40), or in the age group of aged people (40–80). Owing to this reason, there are many students who want to pursue their career in fashion and dream of becoming a great fashion designer one day, someone like neeta lulla, manish malhotra, and ritu kumar, among others. These fashion designers are not only famous in India, but have won accolades for their work at many international shows as well.
With the increase in the number of students wanting to pursue a career in fashion, many fashion institutes have opened up in the country to provide quality education and studies to keen students and help them build their career in fashion designing. These fashion institutes offer courses in dress designing, jewelry designing, and footwear designing, among others. Because whatever is worn on the body at different parts can make fashion statements, designing of clothes, accessories, jewelry, footwear, and all such similar things comes under one common platform called fashion designing.
The most famous fashion institute in India is the National Institute of Fashion Technology, which is commonly called NIFT. The other famous institute is called National Institute of Fashion Designing (NIFD). Both these institutes provide courses in fashion designing and based on which segment interests a student, he or she can opt for a particular section such as jewelry designing, dress designing, or something else and gain excellence in that particular segment. Within dress designing, there are sub categories as well, such as bridal wear, party wear, college wear, and pub wear, among others. Based on which segment suits you, you can choose to take admission in a college of repute and opt for the appropriate subjects. However some subjects such as marketing, merchandising, accounting and billing, among others may remain common for all kinds of courses.
The NIFT and NIFD are well renowned for their placements also that help students get placed with some well-known fashion designers of the country and learn under their umbrella of expertise. Other famous and renowned fashion designing and fashion technology institutes in India are as follows:
· NIFT, New Delhi, Mumbai
· NID, Ahmedabad
· NIFD, Chennai, Hyderabad, Calcutta, Bangalore, Gandhinagar, Mohali
· Pearl Academy, New Delhi
· And many more institutes
Today, all these top fashion designing institutes in our country have produced wonderful professionals who have carved their niche in this competitive world and have added their name in the list of the top fashion designers of the country and even some of the international fashion designers. These institutes have made it possible for aspiring students to pursue a career in their interest of fashion and carve a complete profession out of it. The admission criteria for all these fashion designing institutes is different and so, students will have to check the official websites of each institute to check for the admission process and eligibility criteria.