Fashion is dynamic and ever changing. It is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. It influences every facet of you lifestyle at a particular period in time e.g. the clothes you wear, the music you listen, the food you eat, where you go for holiday or the car you drive in, etc. Fashion is a big business and key driver for several industries e.g. apparel, accessories, textiles, automobiles, etc. The purpose of the stream of Fashion Design and Garment technology under the broad head of Professional Competency Education is to tell you about the fundamentals of fashion design and production of garments.
Fashion Design as profession includes the entire process of designing and producing fashion apparels from the fibre and yarn stage to the finished product. The papers of this course will give an overview of fashion design and elaborate on different aspects like elements of design, history of fashion, fabrics, and understanding of the body, pattern development and garment construction.