FDDI SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN (FSFD)

 

FDDI has emerged as one of India’s leading centres for Fashion Design, a reputation based around its pedagogy and achievements of its graduates and the creative energy of its staff and students.

 


The school of Fashion Design at FDDI offers students a matchless introduction to the fast-paced, creative, and energetic fashion industry. Fashion education under this program aims to nurture creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in practical and technical skills needed for career success. Our close ties with the industry let us immerse the students in what’s happening now in this fast-changing field exposing them to the real demands and practices of the fashion world preparing students for success at every level, from haute couture to ready-to-wear to mass market.

 


FDDI-School of Fashion Design has been evolving creative talents for the ever-growing Indian Fashion Industry, We manage the demand for innovation by cultivating new opportunities and partnerships and traversing the worlds of design, technology, and enterprise. Programmes are structured through a process of interaction and dialogue with the fashion Industry, focusing on professional profiles which are of interest for companies represented by the leading trade associations involved in the project.

 




PROGRAMMES OFFERED

Programme Details

1. B. Des.(Fashion Design)

Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: 10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2/ Intermediate may also apply.)
Age Limit: Max. 25 years as on 25th July 2018

Number of Seats: Noida campus – 60, Fursatganj campus – 30, Chennai campus - 30, Kolkata campus - 30 , Rohtak Campus - 30 , Jodhpur campus - 60, Chhindwara Campus - 30, Patna Campus - 30, Chandigarh Campus - 30, Guna - 30, Hyderabad Campus - 30, Gujarat Campus - 30.

Course Aim:

This four year programme is intended to create design professionals who understand dynamics of global business environment and meet the ever growing demand of the Apparel and Design sector.

 

In the first year the students are introduced to a broad spectrum of skills and design concepts besides historical and cultural awareness of Fashion so as enable them to see designing as a creative problem solving process, and to develop a 'design' attitude. The Subsequent 3 years are devoted to promoting Technical expertise and Design excellence, introducing students to various Techno commercial aspects of the fashion industry and developing skills in the technical areas of garment manufacturing like pattern making, garment construction, Software Training in CAD etc.

 

This program believes in exploring the boundaries of its discipline; our students and staff are continually curious and always restless in developing beyond the accepted norms of respective subjects, FDDI-School of Fashion Design inspires its students and staff to be alert to new approaches and ideas; the resulting journey can be challenging but is never dull.

 

Fashion Design Programme – An Experiential Immersion


With our close ties to the industry the curriculum is designed to nurture creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing the students to the real demands and practices of the fashion world.


The curriculum includes a fashion show which is organized by the students each year. The students get hands on experience of designing, stitching, styling and organizing a fashion show. Also the students get ample opportunities to work backstage with designers learning the entire look and feel required for professional models for the ramp shows. For craft documentation the students travel to different part of the country and stay there with the craftsmen, to understand and learn our native crafts and embroideries. They also visit factories, printing and textile mills, and designer showrooms to enhance classroom studies.


We nurture the next generation of fashion designers and, stylists, make-up artists, buyers, photographers, journalists and managers. We give them the skills they need and provide them with unique insights into the workings of this ever-changing industry, in one of the most dynamic fashion destination that is India, in South-east Asia.

Career Prospects:

The apparel industry is one of the largest industry in India. More than 81% of the population below 45 years of the age is fashion conscious. Fashion designers and management experts foresee an average growth of about 10-15% for the Indian fashion industry in the coming years.


Also the onset of the International fashion market in India has given an impetus to the fashion industry which has emerged as the booming industry and a career as a fashion designer is like a pot of gold. Because of this wide reach of fashion industry, it is estimated that plentiful employment opportunities will be created in the field of fashion technology in recent future. This makes fashion industry the dream destination of many young women and men who aspire for glamorous and well-paid jobs.


Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous and exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialistic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success and a high pay package to the talented people.


As a professional fashion designer you can also work as:

  • Costume Designer

  • Fashion Consultant

  • Personal Stylist

  • Technical Designer

  • Graphic Designer

  • Fashion Coordinator

  • Fashion Journalist

  • Freelance Designer

  • Fashion Merchandiser

  • Visual Merchandiser

  • Quality controller

 
We support our students with careers advice throughout their stay at college, and provide comprehensive career management support to accelerate their paths into industry.
 
 

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