Fashion Industry primarily caters to three types of markets : Haute Couture , Ready-to-wear and Mass Markets . A haute coutre (means high-fashion in French ) garment or accessory is ?made to order for an individual customer, and is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric, put together ?with extreme attention to detail and finish and ?often employs time-consuming hand-executed techniques .Ready-to-wear clothes are made in small quantities and are consequently expensive .?The mass market caters for a wide range of customers, producing ready-to-wear clothes in large quantities and standard sizes. Cheap materials, creatively used, produce affordable fashion .?
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Currently fashion industry has been hit hard by recession and consequent less spending on fashion products . But Fashion Industry is known to go through cyclical downturns in every few years and hence this rough patch is expected to wither away soon .
Interesting Companies to work for around the world : Calvin Klein ,?Kenneth Cole, Marc Jacobs,Armani, Prada ,Louis Vuitton, Lewis, Christian Dior , Tommy Hilfiger and the list is endless
Top domestic? (Indian) companies :Van Heusen , Arrow, Ritu Kumar among many others.
Indian Fashion Industry has come of age and is receiving accolades from global quarters? . Previously unorganized Indian Fashion Industry has tried to assemble under the umbrella of India Fashion & Design Promotion Council which is responsible for conducting popular Indian Fashion Week . Many Indian Designer namely Ritu Beri , Ritu Kumar , Anamika Khanna ?Sabyasachi Mukerjee have become a regular feature in New York and Paris Fashion Weeks .