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  • time-logo 11 Months
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  • 1 Introduction to Styling
  • 2 Introduction to Costume in Performance
  • 3 Costume Styling for Film and Television
  • 4 Costume Styling for Theatre
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Course Overview


Costumes play a large part of the first visual communication that takes place on stage or screen. This costume designing course has been designed for students to learn the technical, professional, and theoretical nuances of costume styling. They will learn to research, conceptualize, and source costumes that emerge through a process of character analysis; based on the script and the overall directorial concept of a project. The students will be adept at contextualising costumes and its various elements.


Candidates should be at least 17 years of age and should have passed Class X from any recognized board.

Get Hands-On Training In

  • Scripting
  • Storyboarding
  • Pre-production deck
  • Material Exploration
  • Drapery
  • Basic Construction and Alterations
  • Hair and Makeup
  • Prosthetic and Ageing
  • What is Costume Styling Course?

    Costume styling is a creative and dynamic field that involves designing, selecting, and coordinating costumes for various media productions, such as film, television, theatre, and fashion. Costume stylists work closely with directors, producers, and actors to bring characters to life through clothing and accessories. They research and interpret the script, create mood boards, sketch designs, source or create costumes, and collaborate with other members of the production team. Costume designing and styling requires a keen eye for detail, historical and cultural knowledge, and artistic skills to create visually compelling costumes that enhance the storytelling and evoke emotions in the audience.

    This Costume design course at PearlxStudio has been designed for students to learn the technical, professional, and theoretical nuances of costume styling, so that they can easily cater to the film, theatre and performance arts industries in India and globally.

  • What is the Scope of Costume Styling Course in India?

    Costume designing in India has a wide scope, due to our rich cultural heritage and thriving entertainment industry. In India, costume styling is prominent in fields like film, television, theatre, fashion, and events. Indian films across different languages and industries are famous for their elaborate and diverse costumes, which often reflect regional traditions and contemporary fashion trends.

    TV shows, OTT platform shows, theatre productions, and fashion events require Costume Styling, as well as weddings, fashion shoots, and celebrity appearances. With India's booming entertainment and fashion industries, the scope for costume styling is significant and continues to grow. At PearlxStudio, you will learn the many nuances of costume styling, draw from Indian cultural traditions, work with scripts, come up with material explorations, drapery, outfits, prosthetics, construction and alteration and costume makeup, to suit the demands of the production. This Costume design course trains you to become a valuable part of any professional production team in the entertainment sphere.

  • What are the Career Opportunities after completing Costume Styling Course?

    The field of costume design offers diverse and rewarding career opportunities in the entertainment, fashion, and event industries, allowing professionals to showcase their creativity in bringing characters and stories to life through costumes.

    After you graduate from the PearlxStudio’s Costume styling course, several career avenues open up. You may find opportunities as a Costume stylist for films and television, in movies, TV shows, productions and more. Other costume design jobs include developing themed costumery, makeup, prosthetics and more. You may also get involved in working for Theatre, Drama and Performing arts as a Theatre Costume Designer, or a Costume Stylist for dance and performance. Fashion Stylists or Event Stylists can work on conceptual events, fashion shows, themed parties, weddings, cultural events and more. You may also become a freelance consultant who can cater to multiple requirements as well. Graduates from PearlxStudio’s Costume Styling programme are well equipped to cater to the costume jobs in the entertainment industry and its diverse settings.

  • Does PearlxStudio provide Scholarship for Costume Styling Course?

    No, PearlxStudio does not provide scholarships for its Costume Styling Course. However, applicants may avail the EMI option through our finance partner ‘FinancePeer’. You can check out the EMI details on https://www.pearlxstudio.com/website/pdf/pearlacademyillustration.pdf.

    The eligibility criteria for the same is as follows:

    • 1. Applicants should be at least 17 years old.
    • 2. Applicants should have passed 10th grade from any recognized board.

    Please review the details of the Fee Structure here: https://www.pearlxstudio.com/kickstart-your-career/admissions

    To get more details about the EMI facility, please contact our student counsellors or call our toll free number - 18002037001

  • Why PearlxStudio is best for Costume Styling Course?

    PearlxStudio is known for its fast track, future facing learning programs. The Costume Styling course is designed to be immersive and practical at the same time, created and taught by faculty with industry experience in the fashion and media world. They are also partnered with some of the best brands in the entertainment and media industry along with some of the most experienced international pedagogies for learning. The students will get hands-on training in scripting, storyboarding, building a pre-production deck, exploring material, drapery, costume construction, makeup, prosthetics and more. These skills become invaluable no matter which styling sphere of the entertainment or media they get into.

    In eleven months, fresh-out-of-school teenagers become ready to gain exposure to practically implementable learning that boosts their employability and readiness for the industry. That’s what makes PearlxStudio one of the best choices for learning Costume Design.

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