Fashion design is the art of application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories.
Fashion Technology includes the application of aesthetics to accessories and clothing with a technical bent.
In other words the difference between both is 'Fashion designing is the creative field in which trendy and appealing apparels or accessories are designed and fashion technology covers the manufacturing process and involves a wide usage of technology in the production of apparels.'
Basic educational qualification for both is class 12th and for fashion technology you need to have PCM.
For both you will be required to clear an entrance exam.
After completion of the Fashion Technology course, some of the job profiles you can apply for are:
- Fashion Designers
- Fashion Merchandising
- Technical designer
- Fashion coordinator
- Quality control manager
After completion of the Fashion Designing course, some of the job profiles you can apply for are:
- Clothing designers
- Footwear designers
- Accessory designers
- Costume designers
You can get recruited in fields like:
Fashion Magazines etc.
After completion of Fashion technology course, you can work as a Production Manager or Assistant Production Manager in garment manufacturing units and even in fashion house, and garment manufacturing units. You can also work in fabric processing and production process. You can expect an initial package of 25K per month approx depending upon your skills and calibre.
After completion of Fashion designing course, the scope is in designing clothes and accessories, skteches and designing, fabric knowledge etc. You can expect an initial package of 15-20K per month approx depending upon your skills and calibre. It can vary as well.
Based on the above factors and differences you can decide which one suits you more.
All the best!