Course - Overview
Mapping fashion trends, juggling dynamic challenges in style scenarios and using visualization for a unique creative voice are the core elements of this course. Students learn to understand, conceptualize and articulate visual information using fresh ideas and relevant technological skills and platforms. After an initial exposure in basic art and design elements for visualization and self-expression, they are given deeper insights into fashion, society and culture through a study of art and history. Thereafter, they can choose an area from the offered electives of Editorial and Commercial Styling, New Media Styling, Personal Styling or Visual Merchandising, for a specialization.
Features: From fashion shoots, red carpet appearances and fashion shows to film television and advertisements, information is visual today. This course is uniquely positioned to address the growing demand for styling professionals in a world fuelled by visual information. The art of ‘Communication’ is also an important aspect of this course as it prepares students for their future professional forays. An industry exposure through live projects, industry mentors, visiting faculty from the industry and internships, provides a comprehensive experience to make informed decisions, in professional spaces. Alumni from the course currently work as fashion and lifestyle bloggers, PR professionals, Fashion Stylists for magazine, Personal Stylists and costume stylists for film and TV. Pearl Alumni have also worked on films like Sui Dhaga, 102 Not Out among others. Read Alumnus Roshni Bhatia’s inspirational story of struggle and her rise to face as @thechiquefactor on Instagram. http://www.thegossipmongers.com/an-inspirational-life-story-of-youtuber-roshni-bhatia/
- Fashion Editorial Stylist
- Stylist for a Magazine
- Commercial Stylist
- E-commerce Stylist
- Costume Stylist for TV and Film
- Personal Stylist
- Spatial Stylist
- Visual Merchandiser
- Public Relations Manager
- Stylist for Events
- Brand Stylist
- Wedding and Trousseau Stylist
Foundation (Ideate: Fundamentals of Art and Design)
It introduces a student to the process of design thinking and eases them into the design discipline(s) of their choice.
Fashion Cultures and Historical Studies – I
It focuses on the understanding and critical analyses of the perspectives on cultural and historical theory. It focuses on fashion eras, fashion icons, and the major players of the fashion industry. Along with this, students learn make-up and hair design skills as well.
Concepts of Fashion Styling – I
It engages the student to learn about aesthetic principles in the fashion domain and its elements to meet formative or constructive value objectives and create products that satisfy new-age fashion requirements. Simultaneously, students learn about Fashion Photography as well.
Fashion Cultures and Historical Studies – II
This module stresses on evolving major fashion trends, identifying trends early-on, and understanding the upward and downward movement of trends. Students are also educated in the art of make-up and hair design.
Concepts of Fashion Styling – II
This module provides the students with advanced knowledge of how to direct a fashion shoot, along with the complexities of fashion photography.
This module gives participants the required computer application skills to adopt optimal design and learning methodologies.
This module aims to understand the nuances of an existing or emerging brand concerning fashion styling & identity in commerce, business, and customer experience.
Editorial Styling (Elective)
It aims at enhancing skills to perceive and execute successful editorial shoots and look books.
Commercial Styling (Elective)
This module aims to teach the nuances of styling involved in the TV and film industry, along with print advertisements and theatre costumes.
New Media Styling (Elective)
It emphasises on e-styling and its importance in image building for brands, designers, bloggers, publications, and fashion set-ups.
Personal Styling (Elective)
This module focuses on analysing, reviewing, and discussing different body types in co-relation with body correction and enhancement.
This project is a cohesive amalgamation of well-researched and creative expressions, encompassing all the learning involved in the previous semesters.
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.
Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.
Fashion Stylists & Image Designers
Form the perfect style and image by becoming a reputed fashion stylist or image designer.
Stylists in Advertising
Utilise your mettle in the domain of fashion styling to develop appropriate designs for advertising purposes.
Augment the presence of brands on both online and offline platforms with new-age styling methods.
Utilise your mettle in the domain of fashion styling to develop and coordinate styles across various platforms.
Provide advice to people on the kind and manner of fashion products they should purchase to enhance their wardrobe.
Social Media Managers
Develop a unique presence on social media with a vast knowledge of image design and styling.
Use your design mettle and consult people on how to revamp and improve their overall image.
Work as a celebrity stylist and help eminent figures stand out in events and shoots.
Stylists in the Television Industry
Use your styling knowledge to make TV personalities look suitable for performing in front of a camera.
Make your magazine look as appealing as possible by selecting the perfect look to be featured.
Use your knowledge of fashion to write and talk about the industry at large while critiquing modern trends.
Stylists for E-commerce
Form quality designs for sale on e-Commerce platforms