Accessory designer

Making a statement with every accessory design


An accessory designer is a professional that designs and creates colourful & attractive accessories. The designer can design accessories like scarves, belts, bags, handbags and many more. The field of accessory designer also requires a lot of research and think out of the box to make perfect accessories. Knowledge about old, current and upcoming trends is a must for an accessory designer. 

By understanding the taste of a consumer and an immense designing knowledge, a designer will be able to design accessories as per consumer’s preference. A person who is in the field of accessory designing works with materials of various types such as leather, metal and cloth to design accessories.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants need to pass 10+2 with at least 50% marks in Humanities from any recognised board. 
  • Students can opt for a Bachelor's degree in fashion designing.
  • It is not mandatory to get a master's degree, but if you wish to go for it, your expertise will enhance. 

 For Masters

  • To gain job market knowledge, one can opt for a Master's degree in fashion designing. 
  • Seekers must have a proper knowledge in CAD and modern designing software

Job Roles

The field of accessory designing aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the fashion photography field presents innumerable job profiles:  

  • Footwear designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Fashion Designer 
  • Product Designer
  • Men’s Accessories Designer
  • Leather Accessory Designer

Employment Sector

  • Freelancers
  • Fashion Houses
  • Designer Stores
  • Studios
  • Jewellery Houses
  • TV & Production Houses
  • High-end Fashion Labels

Top Recruiters

There are many recruiters from leading companies who enlist potential students in the accessory designing field. Following are some Recruiters from where students can find an employment opportunity in India: 

  • Tiffany
  • Pantaloons
  • Zara
  • Titan
  • Tanishq
  • Frazer
  • Woodflake
  • D Damas
  • Swarovski
  • Gitanjali Jewellery Pvt. Ltd.
  • Hidesign
  • ITC Wills Lifestyle
  • Magpie
  • Liberty Shoes
  • Umbrico India Pvt. Ltd.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an accessory designer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,20,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹5,71,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹9,00,000 


  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Artistic skills
  • Precision
  • Drawing skills
  • Observational skills
  • Communication skills


As the fashion industry is widening day by day, all types of designers get an opportunity to explore the benefits of this industry. One of them, accessory designers are the leading designers of this industry. As people like to wear accessories on a daily basis, these designers play an essential role and provide a source to look more attractive through various accessory designing concepts. 

Working alongside big brands can enhance your expertise. Different job opportunities are available as well in this line such as footwear designer, garment designer, product designer and much more. The career of an accessory designer is more prestigious in foreign countries like the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and other European countries.


  • Great Salary Package if work with Top Brands
  • Travelling Opportunity
  • Can work additionally as a freelancer
  • Ample Job Opportunities


  • Long hours of work
  • Stressful 
  • Competitive Field
  • Lots of need for creativity