Fashion Designing: An Haute Couture.

Contrary to popular belief, fashion is as old as time itself. By the time we understood that covering ourselves meant more than just enhancing the elements, we had indulged in the fashion world and will continue to do so as long as we humans as a species exist.

From Queen Cleopatra applying that striking mascara which also protected her eyes from the scorching heat of Egypt to the modern military officer’s uniforms and their sharpness which dignifies the wearer, there’s a purpose or cultural significance to how attires evolved this way.

Cleopatra’s stylist or the tailor who designed the uniforms originally didn’t have formal education for this trade. The most likely thing that happened must have been that the skill was passed down within the family from one generation to another. Now it’s well and good for them, but what about someone who has no one to put a foot in the door for them to enter? The logical thing to do would be to go under a master’s tutelage or intern for someone who’s accomplished in the trade. But a master won’t be taking many pupils, to begin with, and for someone to be accepted as an intern, they must already show some potential. There’s not much room for newbies in this traditional setting. This void was filled with courses designed to remedy the same issue.

Nowadays, myriad courses are available, all claiming to be the best in imparting knowledge about fashion and its nuances. So how to choose one?

The first thing to look out for would be the institution providing the course’s credibility.

Secondly, check for the particular cultural aspect you are looking for and does the course covers that aspect.

You should also check the reviews of people who have taken that course and how it has helped them in their careers. You should also be mindful of the fees being charged for the course and if it is feasible and within your budget. 

Fashion designing is an ideal career choice for students with creative minds. The sky is the limit for your creativity in this field. There are multiple ways to showcase your talent by designing marvelous creations that cater to the demands of fashion-conscious clients across the globe. You can choose to design anything ranging from apparel to accessories such as handbags, scarves, and shoes. A certification course in fashion design allows you to hone your skills and prepare to make your mark in the industry.

By Anshu Maheshwari

One thought on “Fashion Designing: An Haute Couture.

  1. I think Fashion Designing can seem like a good career. To become a part of the fashion industry can be a great fit for a lot of people. There’s some sort of stability, and unlike having your own brand. And as of now, many fashion designers in Bollywood are on great heights i.e., Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi Mukherjee etc. So i think one who is interested in fashion designing should pursue his/her carrer in that.


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