Course Overview

Pearl Academy’s Fashion Design course focuses on the process and technologies intrinsic to the fashion world. After closing the gap between classroom education and internships, students engage with multi-discipline designers to understand, adapt and learn critical industry skills in the real-world scenario. This course has been developed in association with Domus Academy, Milan and serves as a golden opportunity to take up a creative career in fashion in both domestic and international forums. The course useful insights into garment construction, development of design, textile and garment construction and a deep understanding of the process of design.

Following an intensive 8 weeks of developing a foundation where one can identify the type(s) of design they want to perfect, the learner will be equipped with a range of activities and tasks that will let them respond to new-age industry needs. This program offers great potential for employment opportunities in rapidly-expanding designer labels, luxury brands, apparel retail brands, and the ready-to-wear industry.

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.

Students' Work

Have a glance at some of the stellar work executed by our students.

Faculty

An Italian origin fashion designer, he has lived and studied out of England which helped him develop an eclectic signature, accuracy for details, and a new-age approach to design. His curiosity and aptitude to learn about the various facets of design have allowed him to win two prestigious competitions, namely the 2003 Award as the "Young Designer Of The Year" in Bristol and the 2008 Award of being an "Emerging Talent In Rome.

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Career Path

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

  • Garment Technologist

  • Retail Buyer

  • Fashion Illustrator

  • Merchandisers

  • Textile/Fabric Designers

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Creative Head for Fashion Boutique

  • Fashion Blogger

  • Accessory Designer

  • Fashion Consultant

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