Zarapkar College of Fashion was established in 1933 by Shri K. R. Zarapkar in Pune. Since then millions of students have taken advantage of quality training in Fashion Design. In order to give the best training to the students, Mr. Zarapkar went to England and joined the world renowned "The Tailor and Cutter Academy" in 1950. During his studies, he has given several speeches on B.B.C. He also visited Fashion Colleges in European Union and studied the methodology and working. After returning to India, he modified the system of garment drafting and cutting. He wrote many books on Garment cutting as well as Theory of Garment Design in Marathi, Hindi, Gujrathi and English. At present, these books are available in Kannada, Telugu, Malyalam and Tamil too. He pioneered the training of Fashion Design in India.