A Passion for FASHION by gpy25569

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									A Passion
   for
FASHION
N Dip. Fashion / B Tech Fashion


• 3 years of study – Diploma
  – Includes 3-month experiential training


• 1 year post-diploma – B Tech
  – Research based study
                     Practical Subjects
                                    for
                     N. Dip. FASHION
• DESIGN STUDIES
  – Creative Design / CAD
  – Fashion Illustration
• CLOTHING TECHNOLOGY
  – Pattern Construction
  – Garment Construction
  – Technical Drawing
                          Theory Subjects
                                      for
                        N. Dip. FASHION
• THEORY OF CLOTHING
  – Costume Development
  – Factory Practice
  – Textile Studies
• BUSINESS STUDIES
  –   Communications
  –   Computer Skills / CAD
  –   Business Skills - Finance & Entrepreneurship
  –   Experiential Learning
                 CAREER DIRECTIONS


• Manufacture – Mass Production
  –   Designer
  –   Pattern maker
  –   Grader
  –   Factory Manager
  –   Fabrics/Trims sourcing – Buyer
  –   Product Manager
  –   Sales & Marketing
                CAREER DIRECTIONS


• Design –
  –   Fashion House
  –   Design Studio of Group / Chain Store
  –   Independent Designer
  –   Consultant in Agency
  –   Costume design for Theatre, Film, TV
                 CAREER DIRECTIONS

Related Industries – Component / Accessories
  –   Footwear
  –   Hand Bags, Belts, Attaché Cases, Luggage
  –   Costume Jewellery
  –   Interior, Home & Décor
  –   Trims – zips, buttons, Notions & Findings
• Research & trend analysis
                 CAREER DIRECTIONS

• Media – Fashion Dept of a Magazine / TV
  –   Fashion Co-ordinator
  –   Fashion Journalist / Editor
  –   Sourcing – clothing, props and accessories
  –   Stylist
  –   Fashion Illustrator
  –   Fashion Show Production
               CAREER DIRECTIONS


• Corporate / Retail Market –
  –   Management – Boutique     Chain
  –   Retail Merchandiser
  –   Visual merchandiser
  –   Sales
  –   Sourcing , Buyer
  –   Display
               CAREER DIRECTIONS


• Entrepreneur – own business
  – Manufacture
  – Designer – Couturier
  – Consultant – Stylist
                CAREER DIRECTIONS


• Education –
  –   Tertiary level
  –   SETA’s
  –   Community Based
  –   Crafting – Hobbies
            POSSIBLE EARNINGS


THE SKY’S THE LIMIT!
                       Past R25 000




  From R2 500
                       CHARACTERICS

• Desire to Create
• Sense of the Aesthetic
  – eye for color and detail
  – sense of balance and proportion
  – appreciation for beauty
• Enthusiasm
• Drive & Determination
              HAVE THE ABILITY TO

•   Turn abstract ideas into formal designs
•   Communicate
•   Problem Solve
•   Cope under stressfull conditions
•   Manage time
                  FACING REALITIES

• Industry is SUPPRESSED

• Threat from Foreign Trade & Imports

• DON’T expect an Easy Ride

ONLY YOU CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN

								
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