Amazing Attires - Aspiring dress designers showcased their skill at a fashion meet organized at Poona Club recently. It was a grand assembly of designers. The Carnival “Annual Day function” organized by INIFD Kothrud at Poona Club recently witnessed beautiful models walking the ramp donning dresses designed by some of the young, aspiring and talented. There are some who were aspired by the colour of heena. And so Cyprus showcased the colours of olive green and maroon that give the correct feel and spirit of heena.
Fashion for a cause – Fashion colleges in the city is portraying various causes through their annual show. Fashion has a wider reach and it comes with the unique power to enthrall…… Already done by you
Fashion new chapter – THEY are young. They are creative. They want to show the world they can do it. And, how! A look at the recent fashion shows by and in the city colleges reveals that the youngsters are coming up with works that truly glitter. The verdict: these talents will go places for sure. Hear Mita Agrawal, Centre Director of INIFD, “We had two fashions shows recently. One was with Radio Mirchi and the other was our own fashion show where all our students participated and we got big models like Iris and Deepti Gujral from Mumbai.” So, how big have college fashion shows become in recent times? She adds, “Oh, the effect of these shows is tremendous and the budget easily crosses three lakh. Also, students get to directly interact with the honchos of the industry.”
Pune dress code: Understand but elegant – With growing awareness about fashion and designer clothes, fashion designing has become an attractive career option for many. Mita Agrawal head of International Institute of Fashion design Kothrud, says that the Opportunities for designers have doubled. The city offers sufficient job opportunities to freelancing as a designer. Fresh graduates are placed in malls and boutiques. Jobs offered through placements easily offer salary of Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000 per month initially. The subsequent rise is their pay is based on the merit. She says pune is rising as a fashion hub.
Fashion Fundas – The hiring market is slower but there are careers to be made and jobs waiting to be had, but fashion as a career will shield you against recession. There are many fashion design institutes in India that offers courses in fashion design. Some of the institutes specifically INIFD offers specialized courses including Fashion Technology and Fashion Styling.