Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories-Fastest Growing Sector In The Bridge To Luxury Space 

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“The UK-based retail giant Marks Spencer is looking to hire up to 300 people in India next fiscal as it aims to open new stores across the country for maintaining around 20 per cent growth.” – as reported in the Economic times “Swedish fast-fashion brand Hennes and Mauritz AB, to invest €100 mn in five years in India. Firm intends to open 50 stores over the next five years” – as reported in the Economic Times. News’ from fashion retail brands like above are more common than ever before. Following Zara’s success in India many high-end foreign labels are planning to enter or expand in the country. Recently Massimo Dutti and The Top Shop Limited made their formal entry into India. Over a dozen brands are believed to be next in line for entry. The reason for this increasing space in market is the major alteration in Indian consumer’s mindset when it comes to shopping apparels and accessories. Consumer are mare aware and well exposed to global fashion and more willing to explore different varieties of products and brands. India is second to none when it comes to variety in fashion. Owing to our rich culture and heritage, we have a myriad of colors, styles, patterns, fabrics and embroidery making Indian garments a visual and tactile delight. International Brands like Benetton, Zodiac, Zara, Vero Mode, Forever 21, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger appeal to the Indian audiences attracting good sales growth and market share in the country. On the other hand, Indian companies like the Arvind group, Madura Fashion and Lifestyle, Raymond Apparel, Reliance Retail and Future Group have announced plans to launch additional fashion labels. Need for talent Irrespective of the industry, a brand is taken forward through people.

It is established that companies with well-organized management structures and effective talent management practices have a sustainable competitive edge Yet, within this sector, is still challenging to find the right people with the right skill mix to enable successful growth through various phases. Leaders of these organizations need to have as much business acumen as creativity to solve complex issues. Required candidates should not only have a good understanding of fashion but should also possess strategic thinking ability, brand development abilities and leadership skills Demand for Industry collaboration in Fashion and Lifestyle Retail Program The dynamic changes in the fashion and lifestyle sector call for new methods of seeking, developing and retaining talent. Luxury Connect Business School has come up with an innovative Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion and Lifestyle Retail Management. This is an on-the-job learning Program where students study full time for first semester and part time for the rest of the duration while training with a fashion brand. Theoretical learning is complemented by practical application making them job ready by the end of graduation. During this program students gain hands on experience in multitude of areas. They also learn to balance the glamour quotient of fashion with business acumen to gain a holistic understanding of the industry. Course content The content revolves around topics varying from science of fashion retail, fashion buying and merchandising, to Indian textiles and crafts. The course also focuses on overall grooming and personality development as every person involved in brand is a brand representative. Career Prospects In the dynamic field of fashion and lifestyle, there are immense opportunities for one to discover that can only be unleashed with the right potential. Following are some of the roles for the right candidate in different areas within fashion retail.

Indian Luxury Brand Market Has a Bright Future 

  • Management :
    •  Retail planner, Brand Manager , Category Manager, Regional Manager , Design Head.
    • Country Head , Asia Head
  • Back End:
  •  Retail buyers, Retail merchandiser, Visual merchandiser, Logistics Head.
  • Operations:
    •  Marketing Manager , Creative Manager , Finance Manager,
    •  Merchandiser, Distributor.
  • Front End:
    •  Store Manager . Area sales Manager . Sales ambassador. Customer relations manager. Customer Service Manager.
  • Other Colleges in India 
    •  Luxury Connect Business School – Post graduate Diploma in Fashion and Lifestyle Retail, Duration – 2 years, Special feature – Industry training
    •  Nift – Masters in Fashion Management, Duration 2 years
    •  Pearl academy – Fashion Business Marketing and Merchandising, Duration 2 years.

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      Retailers Association’s Skill Council of India (RASCI) under aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), A Government of India body, accredits Luxury Connect Business School (LCBS).

      LCBS has proudly created programs and systems which are in line with the above policy framework. Affiliation inspectors have certified our school as the only one following the prescribed international standard norms for retail in Luxury and premium goods & services. We have of course further specialized into ‘FASHION RETAIL’ and ‘LUXURY RETAIL’ via executive programs, on line programs, student programs and several certificate programs.

      We are proud to be recognized and contribute to the prime Ministers vision of a ‘Skilled India’.

      Medhavi Skills University is a renowned institution dedicated to nurturing the talents and skills of its students. With a strong focus on practical learning and industry-relevant programs, the university equips students with the knowledge and expertise required for successful careers in today’s competitive job market. Through its innovative curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and experienced faculty, Medhavi Skills University provides a dynamic learning environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

      The university’s commitment to holistic development ensures that students not only excel academically but also grow as confident and responsible individuals, ready to make a positive impact in their chosen fields. LCBS is the academic partner to Medhavi in the luxury management domain.

      Medhavi Skill University appoints Luxury Connect Business School as it Sectoral Partner to deliver India’s 1st and only MBA in Luxury Brand Management.

      Retailers Association’s Skill Council of India (RASCI) under aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), A Government of India body, accredits Luxury Connect Business School (LCBS).
      LCBS has proudly created programs and systems which are in line with the above policy framework. Affiliation inspectors have certified our school as the only one following the prescribed international standard norms for retail in Luxury and premium goods & services. We have of course further specialized into ‘FASHION RETAIL’ and ‘LUXURY RETAIL’ via executive programs, on line programs, student programs and several certificate programs.
      We are proud to be recognized and contribute to the prime Ministers vision of a ‘Skilled India’.