Costume Design and Fashion

Fashion designing is the art of crafting customized apparel and lifestyle accessories and has turned into a career option now. It is a promising profession that is creative, and at the same time, serves a high package in the glamorous industry. However, it is a demanding sector, as one needs to be creative, and possess good managerial skills too. If you can create magic with shades, shapes, designs, cuts, and textiles, you have landed on the perfect article to stitch the decision that you have made a bit stronger. 

What Does a Fashion Designer Do?

 Crafting a designing process, from conception through the final look

 Involving in market research, trends in fabrics, techniques, and striving for design inspiration

 Editing the designs in-stream and creating new concepts

 Selecting apt fabrics and snips

 Developing sketches for customised packages

 Collaborating with the technical team to make sure the packages are accurate

 Re-examining products before presentations

 Presenting story, theme, and seasonal boards to clients

Career Opportunities in Fashion Designing

 Fashion Designer

 Retail Buyer

 Rental Manager

 Fashion Stylist

 Jewellery and Footwear Designer

 Personal Shopper

 Makeup Artist

 Fashion Model

 Fashion Photographer

 Fashion Journalist

 Textile Designer

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THEIVANNAI AMMAL COLLEGE FOR WOMEN' lifts your career beyond your expectations and precisely defines your career and future goals. To become globally competitive graduates, B.Sc COSTUME DESIGN &FASHION implements the basic skills of the garment industry to the students.

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We aim to equip individuals with the skills and practical experience they require to handle the entire creative process of fashion – from concept to consumer. Personalized attention to individual students ensures growth and originality. We strive to produce reflective design practitioners who are ready to enter the fashion industry with the utmost expertise and confidence.

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Newly established the department in the year 2022.

News & Update

Welcome to Costume Design and Fashion Department

The Department of Costume Design and Fashion, Theivanai Ammal College for Women (Autonomous), organized a two-day workshop on its campus at Villupuram on March 17 and 18, 2023.

During the course of the workshop the students of costume design and printing course were given practical training in printing all kinds of fabrics. Initially, they were initiated into the nuances of printing techniques.
Then followed the demonstration session in which experts showed how printing could be done on multifarious fabrics. Later, the students were given fabrics to try their hands on printing.
The students were seen engrossed in learning and applying the techniques of making basic screen print single colour, basic screen print double colour, gold colour printing, silver colour printing, chudidhar printing, saree printing and so on.
Printing was done on various kinds of fabrics such as cotton, silk, silk-cotton, bed- sheets, pillow covers, window curtains and door frame hangings and so on. Innovatively and imaginatively printed fabrics appeal to the users and attract customers. The printed fabrics also bring value addition.
The resource person Mr M.Rajavel, Chairman of Raja Screen Printers, Theni, South India, explained the printing procedures to be adopted for various fabrics. “The objective of the workshop is to create entrepreneurs and marketing personnel for fabrics,” he said.
Besides imparting training on printing skills among students, Mr Rajavel also offered to give them his company’s products, without any investment, to be marketed to derive additional benefits.
Principal Dr S.Akila delivered the special address, and Costume Design & Printing Department head Ms Mariya Felix welcomed the gathering. Administrative faculty and students participated in good numbers.

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