Fashion Styling at Karnavati University

M.Design Fashion Styling & Communication

M.Design Fashion Styling & Communication

The Fashion Styling and Communication programme at UID focuses on building up a profound knowledge of fashion and beauty industries. Both of these industries are fast growing in India today that open a space for new venues for young professionals who can become the voice of their generation. Fashion is not just clothing, it is a symbol of production that unfolds through aesthetics, attitude and fashion style which is instrumental to communicating the latest fashion trends to consumer culture.

The Fashion Styling and Communication programme encompass creative direction, fashion styling and communication in the broader context. Despite of their previous background, students at the Master level will have an opportunity to experience fashion dynamics, and develop their artistic sensibility while collaborating with well known professionals in the field.

School of Fashion Design
The Fashion Design programmes at UID enables budding design aspirants to explore and discover their individualistic aesthetic philosophy. The courses help the students to build on their technical skills; critical thinking and design application. The students are able to create, evaluate, analyse and apply their skills to all areas of chosen research, be it sustainable fashion, craft clusters, denim, lingerie and intimate wear, couture and corsetry, among many others.

Why study Fashion Styling & Communication at UID?

  • Our curriculum encourages a broad exploration of design through fashion & beauty perspectives with an emphasis on fashion trends and aesthetics
  • We enable our students to develop critical, technical and managerial skills that align with the contemporary conversation within the industry
  • The course is focused on building up a profound knowledge of fashion and beauty industries
  • Our exemplary infrastructure and photo-studio support image production at a professional level of both production & post-production

Course Structure

  • Design Basics
  • Principles of Media & Styling
  • Art & Style Appreciation
  • Image, Culture and Communication - 1
  • Design Lab & Studio - 2
  • Contemporary Fashion Trends
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Image, Culture and Communication - 2
  • Design Lab & Studio - 2
  • Styling Research & Presentation
  • Industry Internship
  • Art Direction
  • Fashion Forward & New Concepts in Styling
  • Commercial Fashion Image & Retail
  • Image Branding & Visual Communication
  • Design Lab & Studio - 3
  • Project Portfolio
  • Graduation Project

Areas of Mastery

– Media & Styling
– Fashion Journalism
– Art Direction
– Image Branding & Communication

Career Prospects

The programme works in partnership with organisations, practices and key individuals from the Fashion industry which support student learning and mentorship throughout their years at UID. 

We offer our Master’s students a range of creative avenues associated with Fashion & Beauty. Our students evaluate their strength & inclination & select avenues such as an Image consultant, Personal Stylist, Fashion Editor, Fashion Journalist, Photo Stylist, Wardrobe Stylist, Design Coordinator, Personal shopper, Celebrity stylist and makeover stylist.

Learning Model of M.Design Fashion Styling & Communication

The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates our students with new experiences. We make sure our learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work. This model provides an environment for interactive student engagement and enhances the system thinking ability.

At UID, we believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well.

Fashion Styling & Communication
(School of Fashion Design)

Fashion Styling & Communication

Fashion Design and Fashion Styling & Communication

Taruna Vasu

Associate Director

PhD (pursuing) in Dept of Fashion and Textiles at IIS University; M.A. Drawing and Painting - Rajasthan University; Undergraduate Diploma in Fashion Design, NIFT Gandhinagar; PGCHE from NTU, UK

Ajay Bisht

Assistant Director

M. Des. (NIFT)

Seema Choudhary

Associate Professor

PG Diploma in Fashion Design; M.A. Fashion & Textiles, B.A. (Hons.) Economics

Anahita Suri

Assistant Professor

B.Des. - Fashion Design (Otago, New Zealand)(Collaborative Learning & Laureate Faculty in the 21st Century, Laureate International University)

Badal Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. Fashion Design, (NIIFT, Punjab)


Assistant Professor

M.Des (NIFT Mumbai); B.Tech. Fashion & Apparel (MDU Rohtak); Diploma in Fashion Design (GPW Faridabad)

Mitali Kapoor

Assistant Professor


Pritam Saha

Assistant Professor

B.Des. Integrated Textile and Apparel Design (NID, Ahmedabad)

Ranjan Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. Fashion Design (NIFT, Gandhinagar)

Rebecca D’Souza

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Pursuing), Fashion Business Management (LIGS University, Hawaii); Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology (Middlesex University, London)

Sharmishtha Sunil Salunke

Assistant Professor


Priyalakshmi Kanotra

Adjunct Faculty

M.Des. Design Space (NIFT, New Delhi); B.Des. Knitwear Design (NIFT, Kannur)

Tarang Maheshwari

Adjunct Faculty


Make-up Workshop – Marius Janusauskas
Photography Workshop – Nandita Shah
Old clothing New looks – Marius, Nadita and Shivangi Gupta for Make-up Colour in Fashion – Marius Janusauskas, Nandita Shah
Deconstruction in Fashion – Marius Janusauskas

Workshop of Fashion Styling & Communication