Costume designing is a specialized art that deals with designing costumes for Films, Theatres, plays etc. It is much related to Fashion designing in terms of technical learning however; to become a good costume designer one has to study the history of textiles and couture of the bygone eras. They also need to have a deep understanding of performing art and cinema as most of their work will revolve around these.
Costume designers work revolves around Films, Theatres, Actors and Actresses. One can work as an Entrepreneur and set up a store which deals with various period costumes. One may work with Film production units as in house costume Designer. Freelance costume designing for projects, movies or Television.
Ritu Beri is an international fashion designer who hails from New Delhi. She experienced the Art of Fashion at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, and it had the New York affiliation in 1990. Beri launched her label in India in December 1990 in association with a French label.
Raghavendra Rathore is an international level fashion designer, whose fashion brand is considered as the first name of luxury out of India. His brand, the Raghavendra Rathore label is synonymous with the Jodhpuri Bandhgala suits, that he has meticulously, nurtured, evolved and made famous internationally. The first fashion designer to use the term Brand India as his positioning.