CHANDIGARH,15.07.20- Elegant Attire, a 7-day online workshop on the basics of fashion designing culminated at Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women. Organised under the aegis of Skill Development Committee of the college, the objective of the workshop was to aware students about career opportunities in the fashion industry and also to enhance their sense of personal styling. Ms. Heena Sharma, Founder, CRIO and Heena Style Studio was the resource person for the entire duration of the workshop. 70 students partook in the workshop and benefitted from the expertise of Ms. Heena, who educated the participants about the basics concepts in fashion designing. Enlightening the participants about the plethora of opportunities in the area of fashion designing, Ms. Heena shared that besides being a fashion designer, various other avenues like art director, technical assistant, marketing head, product development and merchandise planner can be explored and pursued in this field. The expert also shed light on the aspects of personal styling, presence on social media and how to pursue career in fashion industry. A highlight of the workshop was the introduction of the concept of sustainable fashion, which is much needed in these times of environmental crisis, wherein the participants learnt about how the use, type and style of fabric can be made sustainable. The workshop was well received by the participants.

Lauding this initiative, Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava asserted that fashion designing is a lucrative and gratifying field for students with a creative bent of mind. She added that the Skill Development Committee of the college is doing appreciable work in equipping students with skills that will stand them in good stead in the job market.