3 Year Specialization in Fashion Design

Fashion is Art and Clothes are your Canvas. Fashion Design is a multidimensional profession that involves the seamless blend of one's design skills and creative imagination. It is an art that involves designing clothes keeping in mind the consumer's tastes and preferences. At INIFD, We encourage our students to come up with creations that are fashion-forward and wearable but at the same time giving them the space to visualize and create unconventional and out-of-the-box garments.

 Fashion Design

This subject will expose the students to the basics of design and the fundamentals of fashion and design theories. Students will learn to understand and appreciate design by exploring and applying the various elements and principles of design including color interaction and their attributes.The study of different elements and principles of design along with fashion forecasting will be an integral part of this course to build a strong foundation

Textile fundementals

Textiles are the basic raw materials for apparel,the objective of this course is to provide detailed knowledge about fibres,yarns,fabrics and the processes and methods involved in the construction of textiles

Elementary Tailoring Techniques

Textiles are the basic raw materials for apparel,the objective of this course is to provide detailed knowledge about fibers, yarns, fabrics and the processes and methods involved in the construction of textiles


This subject forms the foundation of fashion designer's work as it helps a designer come up with original ideas.

Students will be introduced to basic illustrations and the use of different drawing tools and mediums of color.This course will help students develop an understand of Figure proportions of the human body

Indian Art and appreciation

This subject aims to inculcate awareness and appreciation of art, culture, and clothing of different states of India

Surface Ornamentation:

In this subject, the students will understand different techniques used to enhance fabric. This course will help the students learn different types of machine and hand embroideries.

Fashion Foundation

Year - 1

Year -2

Study and Structure of apparel Industry

Students will get knowledge about the structure of the apparel industry. The study of role, function, and importance of different departments of an apparel industry will form the basis of this course.

Technical Fashion Sketches

Students will learn to illustrate male and female croquis. The study of stylized croquis will form the basis of this course.

Drafting and Pattern Making:

In this subject, the students will learn pattern development and various drapping styles for men and women.

Tailoring Techniques:

The study of the construction of men and women clothing will form the basis for this course.

Textiles and Embroidery:

Students will learn about Indian traditional textiles-embroideries, their motifs, and techniques.

Design Process:

The subject exposes the students to various processes involved in design development and also the basics of research and their tools

The subject aims to inculcate awareness about finishes and care for different types of textiles.

Care Renovation and Finishing of Textiles:

The aim of the subject is to enable students to appreciate the unique aspects and concepts of marketing, retail marketing and visual merchandising. It focuses attention on apparel business giving a thorough knowledge of merchandising and marketing.

Retail Marketing and Visual Merchandising:

Fashion concept and design development introduce the students to the complete preliminaries of portfolio development step by step. The course aims to teach all skills and knowledge that go into the making of a professional designer

Fashion Concept and Design Development:

The aim of this subject is to provide knowledge of different decorative fabrics, materials, and techniques used for making garments. Also about the fabrics and techniques that are used by various designers for couture tailoring

Decorative Fabrics and Materials:

It is very important for a fashion designer to have a good understanding of embroidery, embellishment and manipulation techniques from around the globe, helping them to create innovative and contemporary textiles.

Creative Embroideries and Embellishments :

In this subject, the students will be introduced to couture art and expression of fine soft dressmaking with an understanding of high-end draping.

Couture Tailoring:

Year - 3

Promotional Product Development:

Products or services will not be sold unless people are told about them. So, in this subject, the students will be introduced to the steps for creating an effective brand identity and developing product insights, exploration processes of promotions and more.

Centre Address

452, Poonamallee High Rd,

Alagappa Nagar, New Bupathy Nagar,

Kilpauk, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu 600010

Contact Details

+91 9003011366

+91 9003011066


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