Diploma in Fashion Design
& Boutique Management, Kollam

Diploma in Fashion  Designing and Boutique Management

Diploma in Fashion Design
& Boutique Management, Kollam

Tailored to help you develop the skills and knowledge to become a future business leader in the fashion industry, Cindrebay’s Diploma in Fashion Design & Boutique Management is a rigorous training programme spread over 24 months.
It brings together hands-on training with academic study, and offers a perfect platform that will lead you to fantastic job opportunities or enable you to strike out on your own. It is also one of the most sought-after courses among students in recent times.
Besides helping you develop a deeper understanding of the design process, the programme strives to build your knowledge of the industry. You’ll gain insights into how the fashion world functions commercially, and the professional qualities needed to work in the sector. The course focuses on providing maximum academic training in the shortest-possible time while delving deep into the creative and commercial aspects of boutique management.


In addition, the course offers practical and theoretical training in creative apparel designing, visual merchandising, apparel marketing, computer-aided designing, space management and sales management.


12 Months




Monday to Friday


9AM - 1PM


  • Introduction to fashion design
  • Design concepts of fashion
  • Fashion typologies
  • History of fashion and subcultures
  • Apparel life cycles, services and resources
  • Styling and grooming
  • Apparel design for unconventional body types

  • Color theory in design context
  • Presentation and rendering techniques
  • Still life drawing and styling illustration
  • Croquet drawing
  • Fabric printing and dyeing

  • Introduction to pattern making
  • Fabric preparation for cutting
  • Fabric draping
  • Garment construction
  • Construction of design elements
  • Women's wear construction
  • Kid’s wear construction
  • Men’s wear construction

  • Introduction to textiles
  • Yarn construction
  • Introduction to weaving, spinning, knitting
  • Material analysis
  • Non-woven fabrics
  • Wet processing - printing, dyeing, basic finishes

  • Introduction to Boutique Management
  • Entrepreneurship: Planning, Organizing, controlling, coordination
  • Different departments in boutique management: finance – purchasing – production
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Quality checks and controls
  • Apparel categories

  • Introduction to Apparel marketing
  • Apparel marketing: Functions, environment, ideas and strategies
  • Fashion forecasting
  • Fashion shows: Marketing and management
  • Visual merchandising: presentations and strategies
  • Advertising agencies
  • Sales promotion

  • Hand embroidery techniques
  • Indian embroidery techniques
  • Fabric manipulation techniques
  • Surface ornamentation
  • Yarn Craft

  • Design thinking and creative processes
  • Craft based design
  • Accessory designing and product detailing
  • Traditional and experimental ornaments study
  • Fashion styling

  • Computer aided design and embroidery
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Design creation - Men’s wear, women’s wear, kid’s wear
  • Application of color harmony in design
  • Digital printing
  • Pattern preparation

  • Portfolio development
  • Design projects
  • Preparing design collections
  • Design boards
  • Final garments

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities Diploma in Fashion  Designing and Boutique Management

Establishing an apparel boutique is one of the easiest and creative ways to embark on your entrepreneurial dream. However, your pursuit towards it cannot rely solely on desire and capital; it also requires knowledge, skill, and opportunity. This is where Cindrebay comes in. Our course is meticulously designed to tap into your creativity while making you adept in the many nuances of management.

As a 100-percent job-oriented course, Cindrebay’s Boutique Management and Fashion Designing programme is a gateway to several lucrative job opportunities. Besides making you capable of starting your own business, it opens up a mélange of career choices in multiple sectors, such as:

  • Celebrity stylist
  • Fashion journalist / blogger
  • Fashion photographer
  • Textile and apparel designer
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Fashion consultant
  • Fabric designer
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Accessories designer
  • Fashion buyer / merchandiser
  • Personal styling & shopping
  • Fashion business manager
  • Social media strategist
  • Image consultant
  • Advance editorial & commercial styling
  • Fashion business & entrepreneurship
  • Luxury brand management
  • Couture designer


Cindrebay believes in interactive sessions and uses classroom and guest lectures, studio sessions, experimentation, assignments, workshops and live projects to keep the students engaged.

Classroom projects

Classroom projects are done with a significant contribution from real - world industry

Proper attention

Proper attention on developing skills in Computer Aided Designing

Design skills

Design skills and cross-functional abilities like software and presentation skills are put into practice

Course duration

Course duration spans from 12 months (Diploma) to 3 years (Under graduate Degree Programme)

Real life project

Real life project works are a significant portion of the curriculum

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