The department of Costume & Fashion Designing started functioning in St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda in 2020 with the affiliation of Calicut University in the self-financing mode. The department collaborates with various designer boutiques and apparel industries in and outside Kerala to assure our student’s placements. The curriculum is nurtured with Workshops, Invited talks, Industrial visits, Seminars and Fashion shows. The students experience the industry in the department laboratories itself with the guidance of the Industrial person Mr. Ranjith Vaikkattil, Fashion designer/Stylist.
To create a woman empowered world through the creative and artistic approach of Fashion.
Providing individualized academic excellence through professional partnerships, so as to nurture creativity and inculcate ethical value through well-defined curriculum in order to face global challenges.
Commencement of UG program (B.Sc. Costume & Fashion Designing)- 2020
Industrial visit makes the students more aware of an industrial atmosphere. Industrial visits are usually planned to Spinning mills, Weaving sectors, Dyeing units, Apparel industry, designer boutique etc. The students get to know the internal working environment of the firm which they only learn in the theory section. Industrial visit also sensitize the students to the practical challenges that organization face in the textile sector.
The students become part of the organization during their internship days. More or less they become the employee of all the departments of the industry. Internship is one of the best training experience the students could ever get during their course.
Workshops by the experts from various fields of fashion nurture the practical knowledge of students. Workshops help the students to improve their creativity. Also they get to learn the latest techniques & methods which the resource person introduces.
The students get to organize many fashion shows through out their course. Organizing a fashion show makes the students know the exact role of a fashion designer, also the efforts behind the ramp.