A Proud moment for INIFD South Mumbai as we are awarded as the Top Private New Age Design Institute 2024 by Times of India, Mumbai

Costume designing is a form of artistic expression. At INIFD, one of the best fashion designing colleges in Mumbai, our custom designing curriculum helps students learn the art of putting together a specific style and appearance for characters. It empowers them with the skills and expertise to work as costume designers for television shows, movies, musicals, and theatrical performances.

Costumes add value and weight to a character. But it is costume designers that bring life to creations on stage and the big screen. Our fashion designing alums do it!

At INIFD, our fashion designing course in Mumbai comprises modules that cover research, illustration, costume construction, accessory style and makeup, professional shoots, budgeting, costing and advertising campaigns. While covering the theory and concepts of costume design, we link recent graduates and alumni with experienced professionals in the costume design trade. We take pride in facilitating not merely education but polishing the costume designers’ real-world skills.

Module Duration: 1 Month - Course Contents

  • Mythology, Modern, History and Fantasy -RESEARCH
  • Character and background understanding
  • Hair and Make up
  • Accessories, jewellery, footwear, headgears & Mouldings
  • Measurements, construction and advance draping.
  • Budgets and costing
  • Fittings and trials
  • Shoot visit

Learning Outcome - By the end of this course you will have

  • Developed an insight and understanding of the Costume Design Industry
  • Learnt analysing Characters and design according to the character traits ,background and lifestyle
  • Built a costume design portfolio
  • Received insider tips on how the costume Design Industry works and is changing

Additional Career Opportunities

Costume Design: Costume designers design various types of costumes for celebrities and their clients. They also design accessories that further enhance the visual appearance of a particular outfit. Costume designers personalize the costumes they design to fit the artist or the client’s needs.

Costume Designer for



OTT Platforms

Music Videos

These are professionals who specifically design costumes for OTT platforms, theatre performances, public appearances, movie premiere, etc.

Art direction: Fashion art directors are versatile creative professionals who plan and create the content of a fashion brand or magazine. They ideate the visual communication of a targeted project, and then art direct, produce, and style a particular fashion photo shoot with the help of video via unique and exclusively created typography and layouts.

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