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" Welcome to Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design "
department of leather accessories & footwear
Bachelor of Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear)
PIFD is the only University offering Leather Accessories and Footwear (Design and Manufacturing) program in the country. Pakistan is one of the leading leather producing countries and it is no doubt that our leather accessories and footwear manufacturing industry has immense scope of local sale, export and importance in our economy. With properly trained and qualified professionals, not only will the quality of products be enhanced, but workmanship will be improved too. Leather Accessories and Footwear is an intensive skill based program emphasizing the crucial relationship between designs and manufacturing needs of the modern footwear and leather industry. The course is based on two core areas “Design & Development” and “Production Techniques with Operational Management”. Teaching methodology includes formal lectures, group seminars, tutorials, presentations, practical workshops and studio based activates. Program includes market/ trend research, visits to various tanneries and shoes manufacturing facilities as well as different exhibitions. Internship is a compulsory requirement of student’s training and professional learning at PIFD which take place at different footwear and accessories industries/ brands. The program offers the expertise in Leather Accessories and Footwear Design and Manufacturing technology, required by industries worldwide and includes training, supported by the Pakistani Leather and Footwear Industry. Students are provided an opportunity to attend two weeks training program at ARS Sutoria, Milan, Italy/ Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, U.S.A/ London College of Fashion, U.K. during summer break.
The program leads to a successful career in Leather Accessories and Footwear Designing and Manufacturing. By the end of the program the student can pursue an array of careers in Footwear & Accessory field as an Entrepreneur, Designer, Buyer, Brand Manager, Product Manager, Product Developer, Marketing Manager and Merchandiser or Planner. Graduates can also work in academics or pursue further higher education.
Semester-III & IV
Semester-V & VI
Semester-VII & VIII
English-III & IV (Compulsory)
English- V & VI (Compulsory)
English-VII & VIII (Dissertation Writing & Thesis Collection)
Design Studio-I & II
Design Studio-III & IV
Design Studio-V & VI
Production Techniques and Sewing-I & II
Production Techniques and Sewing-III & IV
Production Techniques and Sewing-V & VI
Mathematics (Introduction to Drafting)
Drafting-II & III
Drafting-IV & V
Drafting-I
Shoe CAD/CAM (2D) & (3D)
Shoe CAD/CAM (Portfolio Development)
Digital Visualization and Presentation-I & II
Ornamentation - I
Ornamentation-II & III
Design Details and Drawing-I & II
Sewing, Patterns (Leather Garments)
Leather Technology-I & II
Retail Management and Entrepreneurship
History of Leather Accessories and Footwear-I & II
Ms. Fareeha Sardar
Course Coordinator/Assistant Professor
MS Textiles, Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design), PIFD. “Accessories Design: Footwear and Handbag Workshop” at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) New York, U.S.A. The Art of Traditional Shoemaking, FFANY, USA, (Conducted by ARS Sutoria Consultants). International Competition for Young Fashion Designers, France (With students). Training in Fashion Design, Ecole de la Chambre Syn¬dicale de la Couture, France.
Mr. Rehan Javed
Lecturer
Master in Fine Arts, University of the Punjab. Bachelors in Fine Arts (Talent Scholarship Holder), University of the Punjab. Shoemaster CAD, PLCIP by European Union. Advanced Shoemaster CAD, PLCIP by European Union. Certification in Matrix 3D Jewellery Design CAD from Marriala Consultants, Authorized Consultant by Gem Vision International.
Mr. Muhammad Zeeshan Naseem
Faculty Member / Consultant
MS Management (Continue) UMT. MBA Marketing & Management UMT. Shoe Designing & Pattern Making, T.S.C Singapore. Certified Shoe Designer & Modelist (1st Position), Institute of Leather Technology. Certifications from European Union under PLCIP; Product Design of Footwear & Leather Accessories, Shoemaster CAD (2D & 3D) and Shoe Last Design & Development.
Mr. Usman Rafiq
Technical Assistant
MS/ M. Phil Management, UMT. MBA. M.A. English. Certified Shoe Designer & Modelist (1st Position), Institute of Leather Technology. Certifications from European Union under PLCIP; Leather Goods Making & Paper Pattern Development, Shoe Last Design & Development and Product Design of Footwear & Leather Accessories. Certificate in Fashion Patterns & Drawing, PIFD. Leather Gloves Manufacturing & Designing Training at LPDI.
Ms. Nabiha Aftab
Lecturer
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD. “Accessories Design: Footwear and Handbag Workshop” at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) New York, U.S.A. Collection Management Training at ARS Sutoria, Milan. Short Course in Bag Making, London College of Fashion (LCF), London.
Ms. Saman Shireen
Lecturer
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD. Short Course in Bag Making, London College of Fashion (LCF), London.
Ms. Muniba Iftikhar
Lecturer
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD.
Ms Amna Butt
Teaching Associate
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD. Short Course in Bag Making, London College of Fashion (LCF), London.
Mr. Haris Bin Zia
Teaching Associate
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD.
Mr. Zeshan Ali
Teaching Associate
Bachelor in Design (Leather Accessories and Footwear), PIFD.

Adjunct Faculty

Mr. Anfas Yunus
Visiting Faculty
B. Sc Engineering Chemical Engineering, University of the Punjab.
Dr. Ammara Haider
Visiting Faculty
MBBS, Hebei North University Zhangjiakou China. RMP, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
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