SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

Exploring the traditional design, crafts & cultural heritage of our nation and making it contemporary and relevant for a global audience.

About School

School of Fashion offers courses developed to nurture the next generation of fashion designers, stylists, buyers, journalists and design managers. The programmes will prepare you for a successful career as a fashion product designer and developer able to explore and exploit cutting edge technology and aesthetics for clothing and textiles.

Our strategic commercial partnerships support local and global enterprise. Students benefit from our connections with industry and so does industry.

In design, we teach a combination of heritage and radical thinking. Craftsmanship and new technology. Engineering – and in-depth design research. We teach innovative ideas first – and then innovative practice to bring them to life.

DEAN'S MESSAGE

Indian economy has moved on from being a manufacturing hub to a booming service industry with increasing demand for design professionals. The design industry in India is growing at a staggering rate of 23 to 25 per cent annually.
The world has changed; the role of design has changed. And the way that designers are taught to engage with the world must change, too. Our curriculum provides greater opportunities for self-directed learning, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and exposure to academic areas beyond the traditional boundaries of art and design.
The fashion and textile programmes at School of Fashion are designed to nurture the students 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.






UG PROGRAMMES:

BDes - Fashion Design

FOCUS: Fashion is a seductive powerhouse in contemporary culture, worthy of celebration and critique. From the earliest days of civilization to the modern moment, we have been obsessed by decorative creations that adorn and define our beings.

CONTENT: The programme intends to provide a strong base to reveal creative talent and develop professional acumen in fibre to fashion value chain. Students learn the techniques of pattern making, draping and garment construction along with developing the understanding of fashion trends, materials and traditional skills of surface ornamentation.

FASHION DESIGN

Fashion Illustration & Design Surface Design Techniques Fabric Studies Menswear Design
Pattern Making History of Fashion Marketing & Merchandising Film & Fashion
Draping Intellectual Property Rights  Product Business Plan Fashion Styling
Garment Construction Computer Application Fundamentals of Production Children wear Design
Materials & Technology Innovation Craft Documentation Fashion Studies The Business of Luxury
PM & Grading: Indian Apparel Ergonomics & Human factors Design Studio Design For Sustainability 
History of Art, design & Architecture Elements of Textiles Traditional Indian Textiles Digital Portfolio 
Traditional Crafts & Techniques  Basic Photography Fashion Brand & Enterprise Design Projects
Fashion Communication & PR  Digital Representation Trend Forecasting Thesis Project


CAREERS: Careers for fashion graduates are widely available in high fashion, designer ready-to-wear fashion, high street fashion with specialisation in particular types of clothing; with export houses dealing with garment/ textile/ handloom exports; with retail and wholesale garment businesses in men‘s/ women‘s/ children clothing; with Government/ Semi government, handloom/ textile manufacturers; as Fashion show organizers/ Fashion publishers, TV/ Film producers and costume designers.


Diploma PROGRAMMES:

Fashion Design Diploma

FOCUS: The programme is aimed at working professional and candidates from other streams aspiring to enter Fashion Industry. The intensive programme will focus on interactive learning, integrating theoretical knowledge with essential skills required for practicing fashion design.

CONTENT: Students will be introduced to Fashion Illustration, Fashion Studies, Elements of Textiles, Fashion Designing, Pattern Development, Garment Construction, Traditional Indian Textiles, Marketing & Merchandising etc.

FASHION DESIGN

Fashion Illustration & Design Surface Design Techniques Fabric Studies Menswear Design
Pattern Making History of Fashion Marketing & Merchandising Film & Fashion
Draping Intellectual Property Rights  Product Business Plan Fashion Styling
Garment Construction Computer Application Fundamentals of Production Children wear Design
Materials & Technology Innovation Craft Documentation Fashion Studies The Business of Luxury
PM & Grading: Indian Apparel Ergonomics & Human factors Design Studio Design For Sustainability 
History of Art, design & Architecture Elements of Textiles Traditional Indian Textiles Digital Portfolio 
Traditional Crafts & Techniques  Basic Photography Fashion Brand & Enterprise Design Projects
Fashion Communication & PR  Digital Representation Trend Forecasting Thesis Project

CAREERS: The programme prepares the candidates to get absorbed in the industry in the areas of Sampling, Designing, Embroidery, Production Coordination Designers, Freelance Design Consultants, Stylists, Forecasting and Fashion Trends Forum Organisers, Costume Designers, Illustrators and Entrepreneurs and free lancers.



WUD FACULTY

Devender is a Fashion Design graduate of NIFT and a post graduate of London College of fashion, UK. His Graduate collection is part of the University of Arts archive and is being used by the university as a benchmark for its Masters Programme. Kharb has over 3 years of experience in academics and over 12 years work experience as a Buyer, merchandiser and designer of luxury fashion goods in Europe’s design houses and high street suppliers in South Asia. His work has been exhibited at trade fares and private events across Europe. He has been a design consultant to many international companies and chain of stores in UK. He Represented UK at Concours International des Jeunes Createurs de Mode (2004) Paris, France. He is also one of the founders and the creative head of ‘The Infusion Store’, an e-commerce platform for contemporary Asian fashion in Europe.

Himani G Choudhary is a doctorate from University of Delhi specializing in the field of Fashion, Apparel and Textiles. With more than 14 years of experience working in the industry, academics and research. She has worked with fashion and apparel brands like Gap, Banana Republic, H&M, Macy's and Tommy Hilfiger before moving to academics and education at the university level.
Her academics and teaching experience includes heading the Post graduate (M.Des) program at Sushant School of Design, Ansal University and supervising eight master’s thesis. With various papers and publications at national and international level and participation in numerous conferences including best paper award in International Conference on green chemistry, research is a strong foothold. Other teaching experiences include working with the department of Apparel Design and Construction, Delhi University and heading the Fashion and Apparel Design department in Galaxy Global Institutions, Kurukshetra University.

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Mr Umair Khan is an alumni of NIFT, Delhi from Clothing Production Technology Programme. He also a Diploma in Pattern Engineering from Tuka Academy of Pattern Engineering, Gurgaon and a M.Phil from JNU, Jodhpur, M.A from D.B.R.A University, Agra.Mr. Khan has over 09 years experience in teaching Pattern Making, Garment Construction and pattern making software at various premier institutes like NIFT, IICD, NIIFT, SoFD (GDGU) & AEPC.He has presented papers and taken workshops in Pattern Making for Professionals, Teachers and students. He also has a patent under consideration for an infant jacket design, titled Kangaroo care.

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JUN

COMPETITION ENTRIES AND COLLABORATION WITH E-COMMERCE FASHION PORTAL TAURUSHOP.COM

World University of Design students participated in a Creative Fashion Photography and Styling Competition organized by the fashion..

09
JUL

FASHION COLLECTION SHOWCASE

The fashion design students in collaboration with students from other programmes like architecture, communication and product design have put together a collection of outfits based on various fashion cults like gothic, hippie and punk etc..

29
AUG

WORKSHOP ON CULT IN FASHION HISTORY

Themed after ‘Cults in fashion’, students are working to put together a fashion collection with their interpretation of the theme. All the various cult movements in fashion history are being thoroughly researched and reinvented..