Fashion Designing or Textile Designing - which field is better?


Fashion Designing and Textile Designing courses have their own significance in this fashion conscious world. These courses would be apt for those with artistic talent and creative mind. The article takes a look at both these courses to explore the options and opportunities associated with each course in the fashion world.

Future Prospects of Fashion Designing

Fashion Designing is the field which deals with the artistic creation of jewellery, clothing, footwear, and other accessories. Various prominent institutes for instance, the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and National Institute of Design provide numerous fashion related courses such as those listed below.

  • B.A in Fashion Designing
  • B.Des in Fashion Design
  • B.Sc in Fashion Design
  • B.Tech in Fashion Technology
  • Bachelor of Fashion Studies (BFS)
  • M.A in Fashion Technology
  • M.B.A in Fashion Management
  • M.Des in Fashion Design
  • Master in Fashion Management (MFM)
  • M.Sc in Fashion Design and Technology
  • M.Sc in Fashion Designing

These courses enable the candidates to get a good idea regarding various topics including Garment Design, Leather Design, Footwear Design, Interior Design, Accessory and Jewellery Design. Moreover, the fashion designing courses open up numerous career avenues to the aspirants in various areas including boutiques, textile mills, leather companies, jewellery houses, and so on. In these firms, one can take the role of :

  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Show Organizer or
  • Fashion Accessory Designer

Future Prospects of Textile Designing

Textile Designing is yet another prominent field like that of Fashion Designing. The various courses which help the candidates to step into the field of textile designing are listed below.

  • B.Des in Textile Design
  • B.Sc in Dress Designing
  • B.A in Textile Design
  • B.Sc in Textile Design
  • B.Sc in Textiles and Apparel Designing
  • M.A in Clothing and Textiles
  • M.B.A in Textile Design
  • M.Phil in Biotextiles
  • M.Phil in Textiles and Clothing
  • M.Sc in Apparel and Textiles
  • Ph.D in Textiles and Clothing

After pursuing these courses, the aspirants will be able to unlock various job opportunities offered by companies in different areas including textile houses, apparel manufacturers, fabric industry, and so on. The job profiles available in these fields include:

  • Colorist
  • Design Consultant
  • Dyeing and Printing Consultant
  • Embroidery Designer
  • Fabric Analyzer
  • Fabric Quality Control Manager
  • Costume Designer
  • Textile Designer

Which is better?

While comparing fashion designing and textile designing, fashion designing is the best option. This conclusion is drawn from the fact that the fashion designing covers various areas including textile designing as well. On the other hand, textile designing only focuses on the design of textile, garments and apparels. The graduates in fashion designing have more career scope as compared to that of textile designing. The fashion designer can even work in areas of textile designing apart from other fashion related areas. But the textile designers only have limited career avenues restricted to only the textile sector.



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6 Responses to “Fashion Designing or Textile Designing - which field is better?”

  1. 6
    shivani sharma:

    plz have a guide on me,whenever there is a good fashion designing field plz inform me ……it will be a grt pleasure

  2. 5
    uma jaiswal:

    i want to admission in fashion designing course (government sector ) . so pls keep guide me .
    thanks you

  3. 4
    kumar nishant:

    best field for designing in nift or nid

  4. 3

    the thing is i like fashion designing and i love drawing new type dresses but i dont know that if i opt fashion designing as my subject,whether i will have better future or not?

  5. 2
    mamtha shree:

    if we study fashion engineering means can get we job easily?

  6. 1
    NIFT entrance result:

    I have appeared the entrance of B.Desg in NIFT.When the result is likely to be declared ?