Top Recruiters for Fashion Designers
Updated on Aug 17, 2017 - 11:52 a.m. IST by Nancy Johri

Do you know where do fashion designers from fashion colleges end up working in the industry? Which brands are regular recruiters at top fashion colleges? 


Careers360 lists below top companies that hire graduates in the capacities of fashion designer, fashion concept manager, fashion consultant, technical designer, and other similar profiles. 


Top Recruiters for Fashion Designers

Flaunting the most elite brands has become quite common among fashion enthusiasts, and if you want to be the one, who is working behind these top labels, then check below the top recruiting companies and their brief profile. 



Established in 1925, the Raymond Group has transformed over the years from an Indian textile major to a global conglomerate.


Group Companies

  • Raymond Ltd.

  • Raymond Apparel Ltd.

  • ColorPlus Fashions Ltd.

  • Silver Spark Apparel Ltd.

  • Everblue Apparel Ltd.

  • Celebrations Apparel Ltd.

  • Raymond Luxury Cottons Ltd.

  • J.K. Helene Curtis Ltd.

  • J.K. Investo Trade (India) Ltd.

  • JK Files (India) Ltd.

  • Ring Plus Aqua Ltd.

  • Trinity India Ltd.

Joint Ventures

  • Raymond UCO Denim Pvt. Ltd.

  • J.K. Ansell Ltd.

  • J.K. Talabot Ltd.

Popular Locations for Raymond Limited

  1. Mumbai, Maharashtra

  2. Bangalore, Karnataka

  3. Nagpur, Maharashtra

Average salary for a fresher: Rs. 4 lakh per annum


Allen SollyAllen Solly

It is an initiative of Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, a division of Aditya Birla Fashion and Lifestyle. Allen Solly is India’s biggest and fastest growing branded apparel company as well as a premium player of lifestyle domain in the retail sector.


Job Profiles:

  • Fashion Designer

  • Fashion Illustrator

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Fashion Coordinator

  • Fashion Consultant

  • Fashion Merchandiser

The Arvind StoreThe Arvind Store

The flagship company of the Lalbhai Group, Arvind Ltd is among the largest integrated textile and branded apparel players in India. With its headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the company is India’s largest denim manufacturer, and the world’s second largest producer and exporter of denims.




  • Tresca

  • Maurizio

  • Cent Purita

  • US Polo

  • Arrow

Work involves:

  • Buying and merchandising

  • Creative designing

  • Custom tailoring

  • Visual merchandising


Lifestyle offers an extensive collection of products from leading national and international brands. A part of the Landmark Group, it features apparels, fashion accessories, footwear, etc. all under one roof.


Job Profiles:

  • Buyer - Apparel

  • Buyer - Accessory

  • Assistant Manager - Design


Pantaloons was established in 1997 as a Future Group company. Voted as ‘India’s Most Trusted Apparel Retail Brand’, it is the fastest growing large format retailer in India today.



Some of the brands offered at Pantaloons are as follows -

  • Ajile

  • Akkriti

  • Alto Moda

  • Annabelle

  • Bare Denim

  • Byford

  • Candie’s New York

  • Chalk

  • Chirpie Pie

  • Honey

  • Izabel London

  • Poppers

  • Rangmanch

  • Richard Parker SF Jeans

  • Trishaa

  • Urban Eagle

  • Bare

  • Rig

  • SF Jeans

  • JM Sports

  • Lombard

 Job profiles:

  • Fashion Merchant

  • Fashion Designer cum Merchandiser

  • Fashion Consultant

Average salary for fresher: Rs. 4 lakh per annum



Voted as the ‘Most Exciting Indian Brand’ by Economic Times (Brand Equity Survey), Spykar was founded in 1992. The unisex jeanswear brand strives to reflect the latest trends, styles and fashion as part of its youth-oriented approach.    


Job profiles:

  • Design Head

  • Design Manager

  • Designer- Home Textiles

  • Designer - Leather Accessories

  • Designer - Home Furnishing

  • Fashion Merchandiser - Product Development

  • Fashion Stylist

Average salary for fresher: Rs. 3.50 - 4 lakh per annum



While working with the Adidas group, you will be experiencing different cultures, languages and points of view. The careers of its employees flourishes on an international scale. If you have an immense liking for sport and are creative enough to change the world of sport apparel and accessories, the German multinational corporation will be happy to hire you for a global position.



  • Adidas

  • Reebok

  • TaylorMade Golf

  • CCM Hockey

Job Profiles:

  • Design Director

  • Technical Apparel Designer

  • Footwear Designer

  • Color and Material Designer

  • Design Manager

  • Materials Designer

Swarovski Swarovski

The world’s premier jewelry and accessory brand was established in 1895. The company is known for sustained excellence, perfection and uniqueness. It is engaged in producing the finest crystal jewelry and accessories. Designers find global career opportunities through its 40 office locations and seven production sites worldwide, as well as over 2,350 stores in around 170 countries.


Job Profiles:

  • Jewelry designer

  • Design director

  • Graphic designer


Set up in 1995, House of Anita Dongre Limited is counted among India’s leading fashion houses. It offers numerous opportunities in fashion designing to young and talented minds. The company owns four brands, each having a distinguished identity.



  • AND

  • Global Desi

  • Pinkcity

  • Grassroot

 Job profiles:

  • Stylist

  • Production merchandiser

  • Creative Lead - Strategist & Story Teller


Bata recruits creative and skillful designers and empowers them to cater to an international clientale. The employees get opportunities to work in a dynamic environment. Moreover, they are encouraged to develop their skills through different professional training courses offered by the company.


The work involves:

  • Researching ideas, attending fashion shows and events

  • Creating mood boards for experimenting with shapes, colours and fabrics

  • Presenting small samples to colleagues and clients

  • Sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics and trims

Names of some of the other major design recruiters are as follows -






Park Avenue

ITC Wills Lifestyle

Indian Terrain

Liberty Shoes Ltd.

Monte Carlo

Reid & Taylor

Oswal Woolen Mills



United Colors of Benetton

Reliance Footwear

Marks & Spencer


Shoppers Stop


Some famous fashion designers who hire graduates of fashion design programmes are:

  • Rohit Bal

  • Varun Behl

  • Raghuvendra Rathore

  • Sabyasachi Mukherjee

  • J. J. Valaya

  • Rajesh Pratap Singh

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