Course - Overview


"Available at Pearl Academy’s South Delhi, West Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Bangalore campuses, the postgraduate Fashion Designing course offers a professional diploma certification upon completion. It is one of the most sought-after fashion designing courses in Mumbai and other metro cities of India. The course provides process-driven learning through practical, theoretical, and hands-on experience to strategise, function, and render services for the fashion and lifestyle industry. The curriculum combines the process of material collation and the technical proficiency of garment making and allows students to become responsible design thinkers.
The PG in Fashion Designing emphasises on taking the traditional local textiles and Indian fashion industry to the global platform. The learners will be engaged in industry visits, international exchanges, and live and collaborative projects to experience fashion and design with broader perspectives. The course curriculum, through its various specialisations, allows students to master the blend of contemporary practices with sustainability, aesthetic skills, brand management, and branding. Students also gain entrepreneurial competencies from practical experiences."

 

Curriculum

Level 1

The first semester of the course deals in laying down the basic design foundation. Students of Semester 1 will deal with the fashion design process, visualisation & presentation techniques, contextual design studies, and communication.

Level 2

This level concentrates on providing students with a holistic understanding and skills of core subjects, such as fashion form & function, traditional textiles & crafts, and portfolio development. The focus is to impart core-based knowledge and acquire relevant skills in fabric development to develop an understanding of the design process, keeping in mind the trends and the forecast.

Level 3

Students take their previous educative principles and evolve it to a higher, complex, and sophisticated stage of understanding. They engage in the application through projects – often sponsored by the industry – and, therefore, coming to terms with reality of the world in the learning space. They also learn about business studies & entrepreneurship and effortlessly integrate these design methodologies with business practices.

Level 4

This semester provides the maximum scope to design one’s own final research brief and implement it successfully. This enables a student to achieve a very meritorious final work and to demonstrate a well-honed, highly specialized, application of significance to the chosen discipline in Fashion.

Specialisation

Location : Delhi-West | Jaipur | Mumbai | Bengaluru | Delhi-South

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility : Graduate (Degree or Diploma) in any Discipline

Certification : PG Professional Diploma (at the end of 2nd year)

Course - Overview

The Post Graduate Fashion Design Program equips the aspirants to explore the creative realms of contemporary fashion with a holistic learning through a process driven blend of theoretical, practical hands-on experience to function, strategize and render services to Fashion and Lifestyle Industry. The Course fosters responsible design thinkers with a futuristic vision to take the traditional textiles and Indian fashion to a global platform. The students will be engaged in live projects to gain understanding of the industry and also undergo an international exchange or collaborative projects to experience design with global perspectives. The learning integrates technical expertise of garment making and the process of material collation through finer aspects of design and textiles in Fashion.

This course features a dynamic curriculum that fuses creative expression with technical and business knowledge to make a signature statement for its creator. Throughout the curriculum students get the opportunity to choose their area of interest for specialization. They can develop their skills and design competencies to grow as a designer for Men's Wear or Women's Wear or by choosing a particular garment category. The curriculum also focuses on combining technical expertise and contemporary practices with aesthetic skills, sustainability, branding and brand management. From writing business plans to raising financing, and learning about marketing, production and distribution, the course equips the students to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set and hone the skills needed to develop new start-ups.

Curriculum

Year 1 The Social Responsibility; Tools Fundamentals + Fashion Visualization; Design Elements; Project Fundamentals + Skills Transfer; Fashion Vs Clothing; Fashion Making; Studio Fundamentals + Materials and Textile; Project Fundamentals + I want vs I need

Year 2 From Boutiques to Brands; International Lab Module/ Industry Project; Tools 3: Relative to Area of; Tools 4: Relative to Area of; Professional Practice; Digital Fashion; Double Project

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Strategist
  • Garment Technologist
  • Retail Buyer
  • Creative Heads for Fashion and Lifestyle Product
  • Fashion Consultants
  • Data Analysts & Researcher
  • Fashion Merchandisers
  • Consumer Behaviourist
  • Fashion Entrepreneurs
  • Fashion Educator

Location : Delhi-West | Jaipur | Bengaluru

Duration : 2 Years

Eligibility : Graduate (Degree or Diploma) in any Discipline

Certification : PG Professional Diploma (at the end of 2nd year)

Course - Overview

The Post Graduate Textile Design Program provides a broad intake of graduates from any discipline to imbibe an integrated approach to design and technical subjects of textile with a thorough understanding of the market. The basic aim of the course is to provide a functional understanding of Textile Design and its application in commercial context. Understanding of materials (conventional and futuristic), sustainable processes, tools and techniques (both traditional craft and contemporary practices) help students to create an awareness of both local and global contexts that affect design and production parameters.

The curriculum also help students to develop a personal style and vision to become a successful professional and to pursue careers in the textile industry, mill sector, export houses, home furnishing sector, fashion design houses, craft clusters and also to set up their own ventures. Throughout the curriculum students get ample opportunities to choose their area of interest for specialization in Weaving, Knitting, Printing, or embroidery.

The course curriculum equips the aspirants to explore the creative realms of contemporary textiles in the cultural context thereby broadening the horizons of traditional understanding of textiles. The Course fosters responsible design thinkers with a futuristic vision to take the traditional textiles to a global platform. The students will be engaged in live projects to gain understanding of the industry and also undergo an international exchange program to experience design with global perspectives.

Curriculum

Year 1 Textile World Map - Surface 1; Printed & Painted Textiles; Colour & Composition; Globalization of Traditional Art forms; Textile World Map – Structure 1; Design of Fabrics; Patternalia; Product to Design Product

Year 2 Textile World Map – Surface 2 ; Relative to Area of interest – Structure (Weaves & Knits); Relative to Area of Interest Surface (Print & Embroidery); International Weeks and International Experience; Textile World Map – Structure 2; Material Design; Double Project: Institute + Industry

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

  • Textile Designer (Weaving, Knitting, Printing or Embroidery)
  • Textile Technologist
  • Retail Buyer
  • Creative Heads for Textile or Fashion Units
  • Fabric Coordinators
  • Design Consultants
  • Design Researcher
  • Freelance Textile Designers
  • Textile Entrepreneurs
  • Design Educator

Students' Work

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Faculty

Our faculty members are the strongest pillars of our 28 years of creative impact. These mentors are life-long learners, eager to dedicate their lives to create a change for a better tomorrow. They nurture creative minds and bring out the best in them over the years. Every student at Pearl is transformed into extraordinary leaders with the help of their support, guidance and mentoring. They and our students together make us who we are. Take a look at these geniuses.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Assistant Designer

  • Stylist

  • Visual Merchandiser

  • Freelance Designer

  • Design Consultant

  • Entrepreneur

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