Graduates will find career opportunities as fashion designer for women’s wear, menswear, Indian wear, and Kids wear; as merchandisers, product developers, design samplers, buyers, graphic designer and stylist in design brands, export, retail, craft and domestic fashion brands. Students who are interested in striking out on their
own, will be well qualified to start their enterprise.
One of IMS-DIA’s original degree programs—has been preparing students for success at every level, from haute couture to ready-to-wear to mass market. First, our close ties to the industry let us immerse you in what’s happening now in this fast – changing field. And our own brand of fashion education nurtures your creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing you to the real demands and practices of the fashion world.
You’ll learn the fundamentals of professional draping, pattern making, and sewing techniques. You’ll master computer-aided design (CAD), and learn how to take a design from concept to finished garment. This singular program guides you to become not only a designer with your own creative vision, but a professional prepared to take your place in this challenging industry
The four years B.F.A. in Fashion Design is affiliated to CCS (Chaudhary Charan Singh University). INNOVATION IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS!
This is what Fashion Design at IMS-DIA aims at through the 4-yrs. degree program in BFA- Fashion Design. The program is open to all students who are interested to develop their creative skills & aesthetic sensibilities through the medium of clothing & textiles. The program nurtures the design potential of students, train them in technicalities of the craft of Fashion Design so as to graduate into the fashion profession seamlessly. The fashion industry offers designers opportunities in Fashion Designer labels, r-t-w brands, Indian wear brands, export industry, as designers, merchandisers, stylist, technical experts to create fashion and textiles collections.
Students will learn and understand design through, lectures and discussions, observation, practice and application. They will get an insight into the needs of industry through market visits, surveys, master classes, presentations and workshops. At higher levels the Design Pedagogy will focus on learning through real life experience and projects as in the Industry internship and professional briefed projects. They will get exposure to fashion market at international trade fairs and through institutional affiliations. Fashion Designer labels, r-t-w brands, Indian wear brands, export industry, as designers, merchandisers, stylist, technical experts to create fashion and textiles collections.
The first year sets a foundation for the students, which is a turn-around year for most learners. This phase prepares the students to learn Design by first helping them to unlearn many norms of learning and introduces design through conceptual and skill development. This is the phase where abstract concepts are understood, and visual and cognitive skills are initiated.This enables the learner to identify their potential skills and areas that need improvement. Basic design modules include Elements & Principles of Design, Drawing & Sketching, Painting, Design Process,
Students are introduced to fundamentals of Fashion Design along with technical understanding. Modules such as Fashion Theory & Process, Illustration, Pattern Making & Garment construction, Fashion Communication& CAD, Textiles Study & History of Western Art forms the basis of Design. The FD program at DIA focuses on laying a strong foundation in technicalities such as Pattern making, Sewing and Draping. This is learnt and mastered through hands-on practical which will be the most valued skill to transform design ideas into garments.
It consists of advance Fashion Theory, History of Far East Art, Fashion technical learning such as PM, GC & Draping, Fashion Illustration, Fabric Manipulation, CAD, Fashion Business, culminating into Internship. The output of Fashion projects is Menswear pret and couture and Indian wear.
This year focuses on Apparel Production, Creative Pattern Making & Grading, developing CAD Portfolio and designing a fashion collection for the Graduation Project. The final collection is displayed at a FASHION event which will be an opportunity to plan and execute the ideas of students so as to prepare them for the fashion industry.