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How do you pursue a Career in Fashion Designing?

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I am very curious about a Career in Fashion Designing. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Fashion Designing actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Fashion Designing. I was Googling about a Career in Fashion Designing and was lucky to find: Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/english


Sakshi Rawat’s take!

Sakshi Rawat is an experienced professional with 2 years & 3 months in Fashion Designing. Sakshi Rawat has worked in Fashion Designing as Fashion Designer in Various Assignments. In Sakshi Rawat’s own words, this is how Sakshi Rawat got into Fashion Designing: "After doing a B Tech in Computer Science, I did a Certificate Course in French. I realised my passion for designing and decided to do a Diploma in Fashion Designing. I now take assignments for designing clothes and accessories." This link showed on the first page of search results for Sakshi Rawat:


Career Video on Fashion Designing

In a video, Sakshi Rawat has talked about various aspects of a Career in Fashion Designing. Sakshi Rawat started by explaining Fashion Designing as: "Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories. It is influenced by cultural and social attitudes, and has varied over time and place. Fashion designers work in a number of ways in designing clothing and accessories such as bracelets and necklaces." The video gave me so much food for thought.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Fashion Designing, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Fashion Designing. Sakshi Rawat touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Design Software
  • Sewing
  • Pattern Making
  • Flat Sketch
  • Rendering of Fabric
  • Fabric Knowledge
  • Design Process

Sakshi Rawat then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Fashion Designing:

  • Persistence
  • Regular Updation
  • Colour Theory
  • Sketching
  • Visualisation
  • Creativity

Sakshi Rawat believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Fashion Designing:

  • Vast Career Options
  • Social Networking
  • Exposure
  • Constant Improvement
  • Interesting Field

And, Sakshi Rawat believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Fashion Designing:

  • Long Working Hours
  • High Investment
  • Competition

In the final section of the video Sakshi Rawat talks about How a day goes in a Career in Fashion Designing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Fashion Designing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:


Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/english
  2. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Styling/english
  3. Designing/Career-in-Textile-Designing/english
  4. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/english
  5. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/english
  6. Designing/Career-in-Textile-Designing/english
  7. Designing/Career-in-Garment-Designing/english
  8. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/english
  9. Designing/Career-in-Fashion-Designing/hindi

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Fashion Designing was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:


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