Department of Fashion Designing

Why Study Fashion Designing?

Are you creative, imaginative and stylish?

Then fashion designing is the best career option for you!!

Fashion Designing is the latest trend that is very popular among students. Fashion Designing is basically creating new designs for clothes and accessories to make them more beautiful, aesthetic or pleasing. The impact of Fashion Designing is not only confined to the boundaries of a country but has a wider range which means that if you become famous in this area then there are chances that you will be recognized internationally.

A student of Fashion Designing should have good taste and sense of trend and fashion. Technical aspects like fashion art, elements of design, pattern-making, surface ornamentation, draping textile, garment-construction and fashion illustration are taught and practiced in the courses of designing.

Though Fashion Designing is a tough place to survive with extreme competition, the scale of its scope and opportunities never falls. In India, with the fashion industry still in its fledgling stage, there are plenty of opportunities for talented,hard working and enthusiastic people. The best part of this course is that after completion of the course, students can remain self-employed.

Great fashion designer’s salary always shows an upward moving trend and if you become a reputed designer you can demand the world. Indian fashion is gaining a lot of popularity abroad because of cheap labor and excellent craftsmanship.

Career Opportunities:

The career in fashion designing starts as an intern designer after completing the respective course and later enters into the higher stages of fashion industry. Fashion designing students can take up positions as Fashion Designers, Fashion Coordinators,Fashion Consultants,Fashion Illustrators, Fashion Journalists, Stylists, Merchandisers, Textile Analysts, Fashion Photographers, Pattern Makers, Production Managers, Store Managers and if interested, they can also become Entrepreneurs.

About the Department

Lady Doak College is the first college in Madurai to start an undergraduate, degree program in Fashion Designing in 2014. The course is designed in a unique way where the syllabus is based on reputed national fashion schools. The course has been envisioned with an 'inside-out' approach to think rather than the conventional 'outside-in' approach with a view to bring out the creative designer in each student and to help students to evolve in accordance with international fashion institutes as well. The college encourages and adopts “Smart” teaching methods likePowerpoints, guest lectures, workshops, cultural programs and fashion silhouettes to kindle the student’s interest in Fashion and Design education. The department has and is continuing to build infrastructure like classrooms, industrial sewing machines and other modern equipment. The department has a network with mentors from the garment industry to guide students for internships and placement.


The student will be able

To provide world-class design education and create design awareness by offering accessible, affordable, innovative and high quality learning opportunities in the field of Fashion.


To deliver high quality teaching and learning with emphasis on:

• The Country’s Cultural Essence
• Creativity and Innovation
• Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
• Professional Excellence and Employability
• Social Responsibility andEthical Practices.
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