Two Year Fashion Design Programme
At Bhanwar Rathore Design Studio (BRDS)- one of the best design institutes in India, imparting quality and comprehensive education to aspiring designers; we offer professional certification courses in Fashion Design and Fashion Design with Accessories. Fashion Design is one of the most desired professions in the world today. It is all about the process of creating/constructing an innovative outfit with beautiful combinations of color, texture, design, fabric, and ornamentation. At BRDS, we inspire students to open their wings of creativity and build a successful career in Fashion Design. We have unique and creative approach to integrate strong conceptualization and a business skill essential to work as a fashion designer. Our exclusive curriculum, practical and technical approach teaches them how to convert their ideas into reality to create fashion garments. The course will cover knowledge of designing, stitching, computer aided design, portfolio development and brand development. We offer the course in different durations; 2 years / 1 year / 6 months and 3 months courses with 1 month free foundation program.
Foundation – Basic Fashion Figure
The key to fashion drawing is to start by perfecting a number of standard poses as outlined in the Figure Matrix. Knowing how to correctly draw a body allows for a variety of freedom … when drawing figures and correctly drawing clothing. Moreover, the students will be taught fashion poses starting right from basic line exercise, sketching, hatching, gradation, etc. Hairstyles, facial, hand & feet features can do a lot of an overall design. At the end of module, student will be able to develop fashion figures, facial, hand & feet gestures, basic clothing, and colouring.
Fashion Illustration – Rendering with different color mediums
Fashion illustrations are used by Fashion designers and fashion illustrators to contain their fashion brief and communicate their creative ideas to the people who matter … ( a client, producer or a designer boss) how a clothing they have in mind would eventually look. Students will be taught to draw human figure with clothing design and present everything about the style of clothing, embellishments you want to add on it, then pepper it with the attitude you want to convey with that particular style – there you have your fashion sketch laid out for the world to take notice.
Design Concepts – Elements & Principles of Design
The elements of design & principles of design are the building blocks used by the designers to create the designs. They are the parts, the components that can be isolated … and defined in any visual design, they are the structure of the work, the objects to be arranged and used as part of any composition. The principles are the directions for a cake recipe and the elements are the ingredients. Students will be taught how to create perfect design concepts with which they can become great fashion designers.
Design Concepts – Dressing according to Body Types
The garments, which will compliment any person best, will rely upon their body shape. There’s something for everybody regardless of what size, height, and proportion or body shape… you are. Wearing the correct garments shouldn’t be tied in with following the most popular trend patterns; it ought to be tied in with picking what suits each personality and what causes you to feel good and sure. This module will teach the students to understand each body type and figure out what will work best for their clients.
Design Collection – Design Process – Theme & Color Palette
Design Collections forms an integral part of the curriculum as this provides students with the complete know- how of fashion design by making theme based garment collections.… The study explains the colour palette, surface ornamentations, textures, silhouettes, trims, and accessories and how it needs to be used as per inspired theme. The process of designing a collection includes Design Concept, Design Process, Layout Design, Elements & Principles of Design, Colour Theory, Colour Analysis and Study of Colour Schemes. The design collections, which will be taught during the course, are Evening Wear, Ethnic Wear, Casual Wear, Bridal Wear, Kids Wear, and Men’s wear.
Indian Traditional Textiles
India has been well known for textile since very ancient times. As a responsible fashion designer, students need to have knowledge of Indian textiles and appreciate and uplift … their value with their unique designs. Textile has always played an important in trade and business here in India. Surely we can say India is a textile hub and it has thousands of clusters, which beautifully weave, print, embroider or tie & dye. The module will include study of all the woven, printed, painted and embroidered textiles of India.
Fabric Study – Study of Fabric types and Weaves
The creation of a designer garment begins with a piece of cloth and the most important element in designing apparel is choosing the perfect fabric. With the technological advancement… in textile industry, various types of fabrics are available in the market from natural cotton to smart textiles. Students in this module will study all main types of fabrics such as cotton, silk, wool, rayon, denim, crepe, jute, linen and so on with their weave structure as well as their uses.
Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. This course teaches various embroidery stitches & effects through a creative… embroidery workshop. Moreover one can get encouraged and explore to practice their hand skills, and develop more experimental stitching techniques. Students will learn how to hand embroider basic stitches, which they can later manipulate and create detailed and complex patterns for their garment designs.
Draping is an art of manipulating fabric into a garment form without cutting it initially unlike routine pattern making method. It is very fast method of creating new designs compared … to other methods. This includes cowls, pleats, paneling, folds, etc. In this technique fabric is being used to create pattern and then pinning it at necessary parts like neckline, armholes, waistline, and then extra fabric will be trimmed by leaving desired margin. Nowadays most designers use this method to design a collection like, draped sarees, evening gowns with cowls, asymmetric hem tops, cocktail dresses etc.
Textile Printing – Types of Textile Printing & Block Print Design Collection
Printing and dyeing techniques plays an important role in today’s fashion design industry. Students will learn all the types of printing methods and a detailed study of block printing … technique, which means decorating the textiles by hand with the wooden blocks. During the module one gets to develop their skills in block printing and also gain experience by learning and working alongside skilled craft person, translate that technique creatively through the process of block design, block carving and printing and create an innovative product keeping latest trend and market requirement.
Computer Aided Design
In order to keep in pace with the ongoing working techniques of the fashion industry, Computer aided designing is a must for all designers. Computer Aided Fashion Designing.
Trends and Forecasts
Fashion Industry has an ever-changing nature; it will never be the same. New Fashion and trends are always a demand here. Students will get knowledge of how to forecast the upcoming … trends in fashion and use them in their collections so they create designs, which are at par with market. Trend forecasting in fashion acts as an important tool to decide the upcoming trends, which would influence the brand’s business and purchasing power of consumers. Students will follow the complete guide of upcoming season trends on how to select the forecast, how to work with given mood board and fabric board.
Along with core fashion subjects, it is important to have basic knowledge of related fields like accessories and footwear which will enhance the outcome of their work. Sometimes the entire … focus may be not on a garment or hair, but on an accessory. Consider, what sort of stories can be told with the addition of accessories. Imagine drawing a beautiful, historical queen. What sort of accessories would she wear? Crown, jewelry, fancy shoes, and a scepter, perhaps. You can tell a story of decadence with more accessories, or of simplicity by only featuring a small bracelet or simple necklace within a design.
Professional Fashion Illustrations
You stylize your figure, after having learned basic anatomy, you’ll want to do so in order to bring more focus to a particular element of design. One of the most fun parts of fashion … illustration is when an artist can show the weight and texture of a fabric within their drawing or painting; whether they’ve taken the time to render corduroy or are skilled at showing the fabric’s weight through movement. Instantly, the other person will understand the garment they are seeing, and it’s far more tangible than everything being worn or shown looking the same. Using stylization and detailing to tell a story with your fashion illustration will be the focus of this module.
Fashion Styling & Image Makeover
Fashion stylists work for individuals, fashion houses and clothing brands. Their main responsibilities include providing fashion advice; choosing and coordinating outfits for models in photo… shoots. An image consultant will sit with you before shopping, analyze your color and body proportions, provide you a color palette, do a style analysis, predict wardrobe patterns, shopping habits, create capsules and then suggest the right outfit. Fashion styling & Image makeover will be a complete guide on how to dress an individual by following the aspects of body shape, color, season and occasion. Students will be given all ideas on Image consultant.
Craft Design Project
Craft Design project is a process of recording, categorizing and dissemination of information, through both graphic and written mediums. The process documents and explains the … significant characteristics of a craft; the materials, process, tools and techniques involved in creating it. These days, more and more designers are focusing on upliftment of Indian art and crafts and that can only happen by doing detailed study about the craft, their problems and solutions and most importantly on how designers can inspire their clients to go for Indian art and crafts. Learn about the crafts of India in depth, by field visits to textile craft clusters, material study, research & analysis, craft marketing techniques, application of craft to fashion designs, estimation & budgeting.
Advanced Design Collection for Red Carpet
Red Carpet clothing is high-end fashion that is constructed by hand from start to finish, made from high-quality, often unusual fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finishes; … often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques. This Module is focused on the study of silhouettes, fabric, and raw material, colours variations, which helps to form and learn about red carpet looks, the study itself leads to form from scrabbles to realistic garments with spec sheet and costing study. It is mostly focused on construction of a garment including various techniques and fabric manipulations aesthetically.
Advanced Design Collection for Boutique
The key to run a successful boutique is to satisfy its clients by delivering the best of designs to them. This can happen only if the designer truly understands the expectations of the client.… In this module, students will learn designing of a collection the way it is followed in boutiques, know how to understand client brief and expectations, garment designing according to client brief and design according to available fabric stock. Participants of this module will get thorough understanding about design development for a boutique.
Fashion Accessory Design
Fashion accessories are decorative items that supplement and complement clothes such jewelry, gloves, handbags, hats, belts, scarves, watches, sunglasses, pins, bow ties, neckties … and suspenders. Accessories Design involves designing jewelry, embellishments and leather goods intended to complement clothing and contribute to a comprehensive fashion image. Similar to fashion designers, accessories designers use their creativity and artisan to design, produce and ultimately promote original wardrobe pieces. This module will help students design creative fashion accessories to complement their fashion designs.
Visual Merchandising & Marketing
In recent times, many fashion designers work as visual merchandisers for renowned brands. Visual merchandising is the act of making retail spaces more attractive and pleasing for … customers, entice foot traffic, and encourage impulsive buying. Visual merchandising is all about the look, feel, and culture of the store and brand. It can be specific promotional displays that introduce a new product or point attention to a specific brand and it also involve the creative way of placing product on the shelves. Students will be taught on all the above areas. Learning about Visual Merchandising will help students to develop their skills in this parallel field of fashion and design boutique window displays and store layout with ease.
Entrepreneurship & Website Development
Right from brand name & identity, logo design, website design, social media activity plan and management, Promotional Product Development, marketing tips & tricks, this module will… teach the A/B/C of fashion entrepreneurship. It will also cover how to plan your business, skills required for being an entrepreneur like leadership, vision, commitment, etc, how to develop a blue print of any business, building a good team, positive attitude, consumer behavior, customer service, etc. Website is the key feature of any business. Designing of brand’s web pages and website development, key points like testimonials, feedbacks, customer care contact will be covered in this module.
Boutique Management & Sourcing
This topic is all about getting thorough knowledge of boutique setup. The module is focused on types of boutiques, clothing type, location, age group, category, store layout, how many … employees or worker needed, and business techniques to gain profit with ease. In this all points will be covered like finding a good place, locality survey, interior and exterior, space management, collection planning, display of garments, different departments like accounts, raw material, tailoring, finishing, quality check, delivery etc. apart from this how to source fabric and stitching material, developing contacts.
Take Your Business Online
In the modern times, no business can succeed without keeping up with the most effective marketing tool these days, which is Internet. If any business uses the benefits of online … marketing, they are sure to become an established business. This module is all about how to take student’s fashion business online. Know the difference between a Virtual & online boutique, e- commerce marketing & selling, tying up with e- commerce websites like Amazon, Myntra, Jabong, etc, Promotional Product Development, Export management and International Marketing.
Surface Embellishment Techniques
Surface embellishment techniques are used worldwide to embellish textiles for decorative and communicative purpose. Students will produce a series of textile samples … compiled as a project book that will be a resource for their fashion design practice. Creative material embellishments, knitwear designs, crochet work and machine embroidery will be taught in this module. Participants are also guided in how to consider their own hand embroidery swatches could be used in a garment or a product in today’s fashion industry.
Fashion Photography is a genre of photography, which is devoted for displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements … or fashion magazines. Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aesthetic in which the clothes and fashions are enhanced by the presence of exotic locations or accessories. Students will learn all about direction of light, proper elements of photography, model poses and importance of background details as well as how to select perfect location for the garment.
Portfolio & Business Development
A typical fashion style portfolio consists of fashion illustrations, a concept or mood board with fabric swatches, flat sketches, cost sheets & CADs or drafting. It provides insight into your … personality and work ethic. At the end of their course, students will have their own fashion portfolio with which they can showcase their creativity and seek a job at prestigious brands. One year fashion design students will develop hand made student portfolio and two years fashion design students will develop a digital portfolio using Adobe Indesign software.
Pattern Making & Garment Construction
Basic Pattern making
Pattern Variations & Finishes
Women’s Western Couture t
Women’s Indian Couture
Advanced Computer Applications
Adobe Photoshop and CorelDraw: Computer-aided design or “CAD” is fast becoming the future of sketching in the fashion industry. Quite a number of fashion designers translate hand… sketches to the computer, which allows designers to view designs of clothing on virtual models and in various colors and shapes. This saves time by requiring fewer adjustments of prototypes and samples later. In order to keep in pace with the ongoing working techniques of the fashion industry, Computer aided designing is a must for all designers which will include softwares like Adobe Photoshop and CorelDraw.
Adobe Illustrator: From haute couture to the mass market, we’re seeing the link between fashion and CAD growing stronger than ever. As such, knowledge of major CAD programs … has become increasingly important to help secure a job in fashion design. Students will be taught advanced computer applications like Adobe Illustrator which is software used worldwide for developing detailed fashion illustrations. It has tools with options that create a wide range of strokes, shapes and patterns along with freehand or assisted drawing features. This module will teach you how to use Adobe Illustrator to draw fashion illustrations, flat sketches, fill them with color & fabric prints, assemble presentation boards etc.
As they say, “In order to learn, understand and see how it’s done, “Do It yourself”, these design workshops are designed for students in order to provide them with utmost practical … knowledge in their field. This is the actual learning phase as they will learn how to practically understand, design and create products.
“All learning does not happen inside four walls”. Student are taken to industries, design workshops for them to be aware of the latest technologies of production, they are also taken to… visit textile heritage museums and other such places to make them realize and appreciate the history of fashion and textiles.
In order to give more and more knowledge, students will be subjected to lectures from experts of the fashion fraternity time and again. These experts will be from famous fashion… bloggers, stylists, etc who will guide them with their prestigious information and prepare them to become successful fashion designers of tomorrow.