Fashion technology is emerging as one of the profitable employment ventures in India. Fashion technology is the study and intersection of the fashion and technology industries. The curriculum is designed to provide competency for a wide range of occupations in the fashion industry. Theoretical knowledge and practical skills are applied in clothing construction, industrial sewing, flat pattern making, designing, textiles, fashion sketching, grading, marking and cutting and computerized grading and marking. Internship or cooperative education experiences are available to interested students. It has opened up new vistas and offers high profile jobs. It has various fields of specialization like garments, footwear, jewellery and even luggage.
One must learn the difference between fashion and design and the similarities between the two. You might make fantastic designs, but that doesnt amount to understanding fashion. You could be a celebrity stylist, a fashion editor or editorial stylist, a shop window designer, a fashion consultant for commercials, apparel or accessory designer, a merchandiser, a fashion buyer, retail expert or an entrepreneur who brings international fashion brands to India.