History of the Department
           The Department of Costume Design & Fashion was started in 2006 to develop managerial talents & designing talents in the field of fashion designing, fashion marketing, merchandising and retailing best suited to the requirements of the garment export and fashion retail sectors. They are exposed to creative designing & computerized designing, merchandising/marketing, innovative fashion management practices, direction of fashion trends and business practices through field visits and industry internships. They have the right blend of hard and soft skills and possess the right attitude to enter the middle management & textile designing of any growing organization.
Vision
           To develop fashion, business & entrepreneurial skills through these innovative and socially committed young women who would meet the needs of the Fashion World.
Mission
           To provide value based teaching and good career opportunities that are enhanced with community development and service to the industry which is growing at a rapid pace in India.
Objectives
1.To assist students to develop their individual illustrative skills in the field of fashion           
2.Introduce all aspects of professional fashion design in order to enter the world of work           
3.To provide qualitative & fruitful education to the students by offering modernized teachings and training by undertaking valuable programs. 4.Exchanging consultancy activities with outstanding organization.           
5.Create develop sustainable business models for fashion design and manufacturing industry.           
6.Address the changing needs of the fashion industry as and when they arise.           
7.Promoting study, education and research in respect of fashion, design and craft;           
8.Facilitating and collaboration between the fashion industry and industrial and export concerns.
Highlights
1.Conducting Workshop like Fabric Painting, Portfolio Presentation, Embroidery.           
2.Conducting State Level Seminars           
3.Established Dyeing, Testing, Computer, Printing & Construction lab.           
4.Conducting interdepartmental competitions.           
5.Individual assignments & its periodical evaluations.           
6.Conducting fashion & textile related quiz competitions.           
7.Organized CAD training programs.           
8.Conducting certificate courses- Fashion Illustrator, Coral Draw, Orbit O and Adobe Photoshop.           
9.The department library meets the specific needs of the students more than 200 books are available.           
10.Final year students do a project in groups guided by the teaching faculties in various technical, processing and designing topics.

Faculty
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Designation Photo Name & Qualification Description
Head Of Department Assistant Professor Ms. M.Arice Mary
M.Sc., M.Phil
Ms. M.Arice Mary is working as a Head of Costume Design & Fashion department since 2006. In MS University department of CDF board of studies member for 3 years and was then an external examiner. An alumnus of Bharathiar University and doing my Ph.D in Bharathiar University & she have interested in the field of textiles, fashion designing, marketing & entrepreneur programme. she is appointed as N.S.S Programme Officer FROM 2007-2011. She is also design consultant in various garment industries and advisor for our alumnaes student.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Ms.D.Jeraldin Thangam
M.Sc., M.Phil.
Ms.D.Jeraldin Thangam is working as a Assistant Professor of Costume Design & Fashion department since 2009. An alumnus of Bharathiar University and interested in the field of finishing, Merchandising & construction. She is also an advisor for our alumnus student.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Ms.P.Prabeena Selva Kumari
M.Sc..
Ms.P.Prabeena is working as a Assistant Professor of Costume Design & Fashion department in 2009. An alumnus of Bharathiar University and interested in the field of Designing, Illustration & Construction. She is also an advisor for our alumnus student.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Ms.T.Tiruptika
M.Sc., MBA.
Ms.T.Tiruptika is working as a Assistant Professor of Costume Design & Fashion department in 2010. An alumnus of Bharathiar University and interested in the field of Textile testing, CAD, Quality Control,Designing, Illustration & Construction. She is also an advisor for our alumnus student.
Awards
          
1. Students who secure highest mark in I &II semester.           
2. Students who secure highest mark in III &IV semester.           
3. Students who secure highest mark in all the V semester.

Activities of the academic year 2018-2019
          To train young minds into industry ready professionals and to mould them as best art and fashion designers in a holistic approach, the Department of Costume Design and Fashion organized an orientation programme on Computer Aided Designing (CAD) on 17th December 2018. Mr. Thiyagarajan, ESSD Info Tech Corporation, Erode was the guest of honour on that day.
         On 01st February 2019, a workshop on Aari work was organized by the department and was conducted by Premier Fashions, Coimbatore. The 10th Alumnae Meet was arranged by the department on 16th February 2019.
         The Department of Costume Design and Fashion has an independent placement facilitating campus recruitment for the past three years and for this academic year, it was conducted on 22nd April 2019. The recruiters from S.P. Apparels Ltd., Tirupur, selected 12 students for immediate appointment in their company.