A Glimpse in the World of Fashion

By Parul Kapur B. Sc. Home Science (Textiles & Clothing), APMM, PGDRM

‡ Fashions are social phenomena. time. . of especially dress.What is fashion? ‡ Fashion refers to styles. ‡ Fashion moves in a cycle. common to many fields of human activity and thinking. thinking. cycle. which are current in any given culture at any given time.

Fashion accessories are the finishing touch for any outfit. They can dress up a suit or add whimsy to casual sportswear.‡ ‡ ‡ Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time. Costume design is the design of the appearance of the characters in a theater or cinema performance. Worn with a basic dress they add the detailing that makes a special ensemble. .

Career prospects in the fashion industry .

‡ Fashion in India has become a growing industry with international events such as the India Fashion Weeks and annual shows by fashion designers in the major cities of India. . ‡ Fashion in India is continuously evolving as new designers continue to redefine the meaning of Fashion in India.‡ The Indian fashion / textile / garment industry is the fastest growing industry in the country. ‡ The domestic fashion business is expected to become a Rs 750-crore industry by 2012 from the current level of Rs 270 crore ‡ India is becoming a major player in world trade. with its fast growing exports of highly fashionable garments and accessories created by using traditional ornamentation techniques on western garment designs.


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