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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

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

Marius Janusauskas

Assistant Director - Fashion Design Dept

Ph.D.(pursuing) in Gender and Diversity M.A. Fashion (Honours) B.A. Fashion (Honours)

Sandhya Srinivasan

Associate Professor

Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design, NIFT, New Delhi

Manish Patel

Associate Professor

M.Des. (Fashion Design), Domus Academy , Milano, Italy B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Rebecca D’Souza

Assistant Professor

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

Ranjan Kumar

Assistant Professor

B. Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar

Anahita Suri

Assistant Professor

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

Pritam Saha

Assistant Professor

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

Kriti Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Master in Fashion Management (NIFT, Bangalore), Bachelors in Fashion Technology (NIFT, Chennai), PG Diploma in Consumer Law & Practice (NLSIU, Bangalore)

Badal Kumar

Assistant Professor

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

Deepak Kumar

Assistant Professor

B.Des. (Fashion Design), NIFT, Gandhinagar


Assistant Professor

Master of Design (NIFT Mumbai); B.Tech. - Fashion & Apparel (MDU Rohtak); Diploma in Fashion Design (GPW Faridabad)

Priyalakshmi Kanotra

Adjunct Faculty

Master of Design (NIFT); Bachelor of Knitwear Design (NIFT)

Textile & Knitwear Design

Dr. Kumar Venkatraman


Ph.D. Technology; M.Tech., Textile Technology; B.Tech, Textile Technology; Diploma, Textile Technology

Dr. Vibha Kalaiya

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Master F.C. Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Bachelor F.C.Sc. (Clothing & Textiles), M S University, Baroda; Designer Teachers Development Program at NID, Ahmedabad

Pritam Singh

Assistant Professor

Master of Design in Apparel Design (NID) , Bachelor of Design (NIFT, New Delhi)

Alfa Ghoghari

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Fashion Design – INIFD, Ahmedabad

Lifestyle Accessory Design

Ajay Chaudhary

Head of Department

M.Des. (Textile Design), NID

Sudeep Rawat

Associate Professor

Masters in Leather Garment Design & Technology, NIFT, Delhi B.Com, University of Pune

Manu Joshi

Associate Professor

B.A., Lifestyle and Accessory, NIFT Delhi Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (P.G.C.H.E.), Nottingham Trent University (U.K.)

Shweta Rai

Assistant Professor

Bechelor of Design in Jewellery Design (Pearl Academy)

Sunil Kaliha

Assistant Professor

PG in Mass Communications Bachelor of Arts, Delhi University UG Diploma (Jewellery Engineering), Indian Institute of Gem and Jewellery

Aritra Roy

Assistant Professor

M.Des. – Ceramic and Glass, NID B.F.A. – Ceramic and Glass, Shanti Niketan, Viswa Bharati University



Bachelor of Design in Fashion and Lifestyle (NIFT)


Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Design in Lifestyle Accessory Design (UID Gandhinagar)

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