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Department Of Costume Design and Fashion

Mrs. Rinsey Antony V. A M.Sc., M.Phil., DCAD., NET., SET., is the HOD and she has 8years of mastery acquaintance. The Department constantly monitors and meets the prevailing essentiality of the industries and moulds the students with the proficiency and knowledge in latest technologies to race in the venturous business markets. The Costume Design and Fashion Course habilitates the students to qualify and expertise with the skills required to meet the growing demand in the garment industry. This course aims in developing holistic inputs on generic design with focused approach towards apparel and inculcating the ability to develop and channelize creativity.

  • B.Sc Costume Design and Fashion was established as a statutory course in the year 2005.
  • The core class consists of Fashion Illustration, Textile Science, Innovative Garment Designing and Construction, Visual Merchandising. Fashion Retailing, Quality Control
  • The Department occupies a locale of 20,300 Sq.ft to equip the student generation with the facility for apparel designing and construction.
  • TThe Department regulates under the functioning of the seven laboratories, namely Pattern making lab, Garment construction lab, and Draping lab. Textile testing lab, Dyeing and printing lab, Garment production lab, Computerized designing lab including computerized pattern making.
  • Laboratories functions with imported machineries which are found in high-tech industries and also help students to gain knowledge about the industrial atmosphere.
  • During the course of study, students are delegated for 12 weeks of industrial exposure training to various fashion fields like garment industries, fashion houses, luxury brand stores, CAD designing centers, fashion choreography, etc.
  • As a part of Curriculum Special lectures, Industrial visits to Garment Units, Industrial Internships, Garment Fairs, Workshops, Outbound Programs, Educational tours, Fashion Shows etc., are organized to provide additional intelligence to the students.
  • Value added certificate programs in sewing, pattern making and CAD is conducted in order to increase their skills required in part to meet the growing demands of garment industries worldwide.
  • Various activities are conducted under 'ESTILO VIAGGIO' students' forum to flourish creativity in current fashion.
  • Joined with Government Bodies to Conduct Training and Awareness programmes.

VISION

To prepare both boys and girls for the pressing demands of tomorrow keeping in mind the need to shape and mould a generation of young men and women with knowledge, character, true and genuinely cultivated spirit of service and far-reaching imagination.

MISSION

  • Preparing students for placements both during and outside the course work
  • Strengthening the research activities in the departments
  • Encouraging the consultancy and extension services involving students and faculty
  • Creating a brand equity and brand image by carrying out activities with the motto
  • ‘KNOWLEDGE, LOVE AND SERVICE’

    SCOPE

  • The fashion designers in the 21st century have multiple number of options including research, designing, cloth production and textile designing, etc.
  • There is also a huge scope of fashion designing in Canada, USA, UK and countries in the European Union.
  • They are free to join garment manufacturing companies, fashion houses, export units etc. after the completion of their studies.
  • The scope of costume design and fashion not only limited to garments. It covers many other aspects such as jewellery, accessories, footwear, etc.
  • The students can able to flourish in various sectors of retailing, entrepreneurship and designing.
  • Laboratories

    • Pattern making lab
    • Garment Construction lab
    • Textile processing Lab
    • Textile printing Lab
    • Draping Lab
    • Computer Aided Designing lab
    • Sketching Lab

    Highlights

  • MoU - ATDC -Apparel Training & Design Centre : Integrated skill development scheme by ministry of Textiles, Government of India signed MoU with CDF department to train the youth, women & disadvantaged sections of the society.
  • Adhitya Birla groups for the final year placements.
  • Live demonstration of the practical experiments
  • Entrepreneurship based curriculum.
  • Value addition in practical papers according to the need of the industry.
  • Designer show to exhibit student’s creativity.
  • Industrial exposure training for three and half months to gain floor experience.
  • Our second and final year students won Second and Third prize in Coimbatore Fashion Fest held at Hindustan Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
  • Best Designer Award for our second year student in the competitions held at Muthayammal Arts and Science College, Namakkal