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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Fashion design is the art of designing clothing that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Fashion designers must study their craft well in order to be successful. A fashion design course can provide the introduction to further study in this high demand field.

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Introduction to Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples... [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. Introduction to Pattern Cutting On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Preparatory Course in Italian Lifestyle, Culture & Language

Accademia del Lusso
Campus 3 months July 2017 Italy Milan

Course objectives: to prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. [+]

Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October. Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan. Course objectives To prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. Some of the subjects taught in this programme Italian Language: grammar & comprehension of texts Technical jargon related to the Fashion Sector Made in Italy & Italian Luxury Industry Italian Culture & Lifestyle Structure Duration: 3 months Attendance Mode: Full-time (compulsory) Language: Italian Limited class size Entry requirements Must be already enrolled on a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. [-]

Course: Fashion Design

LaSalle College Vancouver
Campus 1500 hours September 2017 Canada Vancouver

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. Course: Fashion Design If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level and provide you with the skills to succeed in such a riveting industry. Express your artistic talent through pattern & garment designs. Study the use of raw materials and analyze fashion trends. Graduates have a sound grasp of the history of fashion design and recognize how fashion impacts culture and society. This program reinforces job market realities by assisting the students in illustrating a design with such computer applications as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash, developing a business plan and marketing their creations. COURSE OBJECTIVES Develop the ability to transform design ideas into garments; Learn the elements, principles and techniques of pattern drafting, draping, sewing and tailoring; Translate fashion concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques; Learn the history of fashion design and how the economy, society and culture influence fashion trends; Learn to design, create, sell and market a design collection; Recognize job market realities. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Artistically driven and talented; Great communication skills; Passionate about fashion and trends; Passion for hands-on work and the creative process. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission to a program leading to a diploma, you must meet one of the following criteria: Be 19 years of age or High School graduate; Working knowledge of the English language; Have an Interview with an Admissions Representative. CAREER POSSIBILITIES As a graduate, you could find work with organizations that specialize in fashion, as a Fashion Designer Pattern Drafter, Costume Designer (theatre, print, television and film), Fashion Coordinator, Buyer, Researcher, Fashion Writer or as a Production Sewer. BE A STUDENT FOR A DAY Come spend the day with our students and teachers. This is a unique opportunity to help you make a better choice about your education. It’s free of charge with no future obligations! PROGRAM LENGTH One year and 8 months (five 15-week semesters). 20 hours per week. Total of 1500 hours. SOFTWARES Adobe Creative Suite DIPLOMA Diploma program REQUIRED MATERIALS On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals. [-]

Specialist Millinery Techniques: Fabric Hats

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 6 weeks May 2017 United Kingdom London

Learn how to extend your millinery or pattern cutting skills to create patterns for soft fabric hats for autumn/winter. Fabric hats constitute an important area of the millinery market. This course will help you to make your soft hat ideas become a wearable reality, whether for yourself or for others. [+]

We have an international reputation for the high standard of millinery study that we offer. Many of our students on millinery courses have been national and international prize winners and have gone on to become successful professional milliners, showing work at London Fashion Week and other high profile exhibitions. Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what it’s like working as a milliner through live projects with industry. Through our links with many British milliners we can facilitate work experience opportunities for those who wish to pursue millinery as a career. We are happy to offer flexible programmes of study to meet individual student needs. Course Overview Learn how to extend your millinery or pattern cutting skills to create patterns for soft fabric hats for autumn/winter. Fabric hats constitute an important area of the millinery market. This course will help you to make your soft hat ideas become a wearable reality, whether for yourself or for others. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

Fashion Design

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Part time 2 - 4 weeks March 2017 Italy Florence

A full-immersion programme on the Polimoda method of didactics that will put into practise a one student-to-one tutor approach in order to develop and enhance your Fashion Design skills. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. A full-immersion programme on the Polimoda method of didactics that will put into practise a one student-to-one tutor approach in order to develop and enhance your Fashion Design skills. Courses will be held at Villa Favard, with it’s amazing library and in our fully equipped laboratories. You will find inspiration exploring the streets, museums, shops and the day/nightlife of Florence. This course makes you explore the fundamental disciplines of Fashion Design and compels you to practise composing, analysing and editing resources and ultimately to designing and creating a silhouette. Specific basic skills will be taught - Pattern Cutting, Sewing and Draping. Regardless of your level, you will be guided by different fashion professionals who will give you insight and feedback on your future educational or professional opportunities. You will be taught about all the creative steps a Fashion Designer has to undertake. Starting from research and concept, proceeding with conceiving a capsule collection and ending with the design of a silhouette, the development of basic patterns and a prototype garment in muslin. The whole process with all the work you will produce will be documented in a Design Book that can be used for updating your portfolio. [-]

Course in Luxury Materials

LMW Luxury Materials Workshop
Campus 5 days January 2017 Italy Florence

The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. [+]

EXCLUSIVE, INTENSIVE, SPECIALIST COURSE COURSE TO LEARN ABOUT MATERIALS AND HOW TO USE THEM FOR THE CREATION OF LUXURY ITEMS MADE IN ITALY IN THE FOOTWEAR AND LEATHER GOODS SECTORS A STUDY HOLIDAY IN A CITY OF ART, FLORENCE OBJECTIVE & FOCUS The course that aims at acquiring knowledge and at researching the materials lasts one week and focuses on the explanation of the various production techniques for the luxury items sector. The specialization offered is very important as it aims at creating a designer with basic skills on materials and production techniques to allow him/her to make the right choises in the collection creation phase. INTRODUCTION A full immersion course the first part of which focuses on the main production techniques and on the industrialization methods of the luxury sector. The second part of the course will take place outside the classroom by visiting a number of companies each leader in its sector, where the student can experience first hand the production reality and the process that brings his future idea to life. The course si aimed at young designers who already have a working experience in the fashion world but also to young students who want to further their knowledge. The course is intensive and caters for a limited numbers of students so as facilitate and maximize learning both in class and during the visit. COURSE IN BRIEF LOCATION Via Don Lorenzo Perosi 4a - 50018 Scandicci (Florence) LANGUAGE Italian \ English CLASS TIME From Monday to Friday From 9 a.m. To 5 p.m PRE-REQUISITES: Admittance to the course is subject to an analysis of the applicant’s CV. Send CV by e-mail. The number of partecipants is limited to 10\12. SESSIONS START Upcoming classes are planned for: January, May, July, October 2017 FLEXIBLE WORKSHOPS Flexible dates can be arranged on request. Send your request to: workshop@giannivolpi.com TUITION FEE 1800 € + VAT (where applicable) ACCOMODATION Information about accomodation close to us and surroundings are available on request. Send your request to: workshop@giannivolpi.com [-]

Fashion Draping

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

Draping and Design Course Your Fashion draping design course in Milan [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. Course Content Yards of fabric at your disposal and an idea come to life. This is the basic concept of the new Drapery Course proposed by Milan Fashion Campus. A week to develop your artistic and manual skills. You can work with different types of fabric and, following our examples, make new creations every day. The draping is an art that requires concentration and precision but with your passion and our help the result will be amazing. If you do not want to restrain your creativity you can develop your work of draping, turning it into a real sketch to add to your portfolio. This course is aimed at those who want to add something extra to their profile, resulting capable of processing various types of fabric, giving them form and harmony. Request Information Course Learning Outcomes --be able to combine new up-to-date looks - improve manual skills - improve concentration & precision - develop your design creativity - be able to work in a international ambient - gain knowledge to work with professionals - improve your Portfolio Level: Beginners Material: Notebook - Laptop computer - USB Memory stick Available Schedule Duration Daytime 1week - Full-time - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) Fee: € 900 [-]

Oneyear Course In Fashion Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro
Campus Part time 1 year March 2017 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

The One Year Fashion includes international experience in IED Barcelona (optional) and reinforces the importance of employability through the presentation of final projects and building a portfolio. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS IN PORTUGUESE Taught Through a complete picture, rapid and intensive courses combined with several workshops, the course contributes to the construction of a theoretical and practical knowledge of experience in the market of fashion. 3rd Panel of Fashion Design Start Date: March Lessons: Monday and Wednesday - 19h30 to 22h30 + alternate Saturdays - 10h to 17h Hours: 360 hours Portuguese language Description and Objectives: The course One Year Fashion It aims to offer a quick and practical training experience in the market of fashion. With a strong focus on projects, the course aims to present and deepen the knowledge necessary for product development and fashion collections - from design to production - promoting them in the market, through fashion images, using communication tools and marketing and adapting them to current business formats. The course is formatted through rapid and intensive courses combined with several workshops aimed at contributing to the construction of a theoretical and practical knowledge of the operation in the fashion market through a complete overview. The result of the disciplines is put into practice in three major projects over a year course: a collection, a fashion communication plan and a fashion business management plan. O One Year Fashion It includes international experience in IED Barcelona (optional) and reinforces the importance of employability through the presentation of final projects and building a portfolio. The course also provides space for the creation and execution of projects, the Farm IED Fashion Lab - a complete Fashion laboratory set up in partnership with Farm Rio brand - and a Tecidoteca with samples and fabrics offered by the textile industry Santa Constance. Target Audience: Students and professionals from the fields of design, fashion, communication and related fields, as well as people with degrees in other fields who wish to migrate to the fashion market. The course also serves individuals with some experience in the industry, with no training in the area, interested in knowing the development processes of the fashion product, communication and fashion business strategies. Course topics: Product: Fashion systems, History of Fashion, Research (Consumer behavior, Trends and Fashion), Creative Processes, Fashion Design, Repertory, materials, sewing, modeling, Collection Planning, Technical Design, Product Management. Communication: Branding, Marketing, Communication, Branding, Fashion Image, Fashion Production, Styling, Visual Merchandising. Business: Fashion Business formats, E-commerce, in Fashion Management Plan. * The IED Rio reserves the right to postpone the course if you do not get a quorum. The Course Coordinator: Luiz Wachelke Creative director, graphic designer and trend researcher. Graduated from the Federal University of Santa Catarina specializes in Trend Forecasting for Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design in London and Master in Fashion Marketing from Istituto Europeo di Design of. Partner and creative director Vish brand. It operates in the market with the creation of fashionable image, toward projects of art, creation and development of campaigns and collections. Description of the contents of: The One Year Fashion course aims to provide a complete picture of the graphic designer's practice in the field of fashion. Focusing on product design, communication and business, the course covers subjects and workshops related to various areas of Fashion. The aim is to form a relevant professional market, with refined look and design practice. The course is organized around five side projects and a final project. Every design disciplines are offered and workshops with content and tools necessary for its implementation. The five projects are: (1) Research and Creative Processes (2) Technical in Sewing and Modeling (3) Collection Planning (4) Fashion Communication (5) Fashion Management Plan Portfolio: The presentation to the labor market is key for successful entry and the perception of its strongest points as a professional. The portfolio is a valuable tool and should be constructed so as to highlight its potential within the area. This workshop is one of the last activities of the course, in order to guide how to present previous projects such as portfolio material for the student who graduates. Teachers: Andre Carvalhal, Carol Althaller, Andreia Schmidt Steps, Luiz Wachelke, Gaspar Carlini, Jorge Luis Borges, Renata Vilanova, Rodrigo Westin, Ana Claudia Lopes, Adrianne Schreiner. [-]

One Week Fashion Styling Course

Conde Nast College
Campus 1 week April 2017 United Kingdom London

The Condé Nast College Fashion Styling course is an intensive one-week programme to introduce students to a range of practical skills and essential information on the subject. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. During the course, students will develop ideas for a studio-based fashion shoot before going on to work with a team of industry professionals to create their own fashion images. Students will also plan and photograph a still life accessories shoot. They will hear from fashion industry experts on a range of related subjects such as street photography, creating look-books and shopping pages, styling celebrities, and researching trends. As well as examining the work of inspiring stylists and photographers, students will also find out how agencies work, how products are sourced for shoots and the key differences between editorial and advertising work. The course gives an insight into the work that goes into creating fashion images and the skills required to attain a successful career in styling. Entry Requirements Applicants on these courses must be 18 years or older to enroll, and non native-English speakers are required to be proficient in written and spoken English. For more information, please see English Language Requirements in How to Apply. Places on the one week courses are allocated on a first come, first served basis, provided individuals meet the age and language requirements. Course dates: 3 - 7 April 2017 25 - 29 September 2017 There are 30 places available on each course, allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that your place on the course is not reserved until we have received the full tuition fee, which must be paid in full and upfront. Tuition fee: £840 including VAT [-]

One year Course in Total Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Total Design One Year Course is carried out over one academic year, with a journey though the various disciplines of design and communication. It is aimed at those who wish to begin their training in the areas of product, interior, graphic and fashion design. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH The Total Design One Year Course is carried out over one academic year, with a journey though the various disciplines of design and communication. It is aimed at those who wish to begin their training in the areas of product, interior, graphic and fashion design. Throughout the Total Design Course all the basic theoretical and practical aspects of design will be covered and projectual facets are examined through workshops and lessons, encompassing all the main subjects for the professional exercise of design and project culture. The IED Madrid is a space for training, research and innovation where students work on creative and multidisciplinary projects, forming part of teams at companies. The academic year culminates with a project in the form of a competition. In this case it will be for the firm Tetra Pak andGlenfiddich. In previous editions, students have worked with companies such as MUJI, HOSS Intropia, Skunkfunk, VANS, Hendricks, Alvarno, Baruc Corazón, and The Art Company. The Total Design One Year Courses are given in English and Spanish. During the first semester training is given separately in each language, where Spanish students receive English classes and vice versa. In the second semester the course is taught jointly. The Course in Total Design is aimed at those who want to embark on their design studies. It is divided into three areas: fashion design, product design and graphic design, which culminate with the production of a final transverse project. The Course in Total Design will cover all artistic, conceptual, technical and projectual design elements, through workshops and theoretical lessons, so that students learn about the foundations of design. [-]

Fashion Design Course

In Florence Academy
Campus Part time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Florence

The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. The Fashion Design Course aims to provide an introduction to Italian Fashion Design and the development of a collection, with a particular reference to the Italian fashion-plate, its practical creation and the study of accessories. The Fashion Design course aims to introduce students to fashion through multiple pathways, helping them not only to enhance their practical skills for Fashion Design and illustration, but also to acquire a more specific and multifaceted sensitivity toward anything that involves fashion, such as, new trends, technical clothing aspects/styles, influences of history on clothes and the theoretical approaches to develop and create fashion collections. Fashion course features: Lessons (per week): 5 practical lessons in 2 aftnernoons 1 lesson= 50 minutes Entry levels: 3-9 Duration: From 2 to 12 weeks Also available in English Also available for beginners Course price (per week): 100 Eur Enrolment Fee: No enrolment fee will be charged if a student is enrolled in a course of Italian. If the student enrolls in this course without taking a language course there will be a € 15 non refundable enrolment fee. This € 15 fee must be paid only once should the student enroll in more than one additional course (i.e. enrolls in Cucina Italiana, Storia dell’arte, etc.). Courses Starting Dates & Prices Every Monday, except on a public holiday, when the course starts on Tuesday. Public holidays: On days which are, according to the local law, public holidays, no classes will take place. Lessons will neither be compensated nor refunded. Maximum number of students for class: 14 Minimum age: 16 Duration of a lesson: 50 minutes Minimum number of participants: 6 (certain courses may run with fewer participants) Certificate: all students receive a comprehensive certificate which states exactly the level achieved for listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Only students who have attended at least 80% of the course will receive this certificate. Course fee includes: Lessons of Italian Course material (book, Eurocentres writing pad and pen) Assessment of your language level on entry (written and oral test, including a personal interview) Personal feedback on your entry assessment test Clear learning goals, discussed with you each week Continuous monitoring of learning progress and diagnostic feedback. Weekly testes and revision lessons Two lessons a week spent in the Study Club, with the assistance of a teacher Final certificate, stating the precise level for your language skills Free access to the Internet (WiFi connection) Free use of Learning Centre and library Eurocentres writing pad and pen Help-desk /staffed school reception 24-hour emergency number Course fee does not include: Travel costs Enrolment fees Examination fees Participation in voluntary leisure activities and excursions (if not otherwise indicated) Pocket money Personal insurance coverage for illness, accident, theft. [-]

Fashion Design

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Design Summer Campus will introduce students to the fashion world while providing a basic grounding in design and development of a collection. [+]

Fashion designers enjoy an important position in the world of fashion, representing the creative force par excellence in this eld. They must be capable designers with an aesthetic sensibility and strong creative air. Their job is designing and managing the tailoring of collections, overseeing their technical development and their style coordination as well as the selection of fabrics, developing innovative ideas and concepts. The Fashion Design Summer Campus will introduce students to the fashion world while providing a basic grounding in design and development of a collection. During the summer course, students will enjoy an in depth look at various aspects of this profession, analyse the various phases of the design process, and gain an understanding of the market’s most important trends. PROGRAMME Week 1 Analysis of fashion trends: the up-to-date picture of current trends Historical research: explore and exploit past fashion trends Creative research: learn how to nd inspiration for designs from art and nature, when travelling, in lms and literature Fashion illustration: fashion design and illustration techniques, gure, proportions, movement, rendering Week 2 The planning of a collection: preliminary layout, organisation and development of a luxury women’s prêt-à-porter collection Research and de nition of colour charts, materials, fabrics and nishing Final project: planning of the nal collection and its launch Working in a style department: creating the nal collection under the guidance of the art director, selecting the moodboard and the sketches in line with the theme, deciding on materials, fabrics and technical sheets. [-]

Fashion design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus 30 weeks September 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Design - Academic Year program enables students to experiment and master the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, visits to firms, trade fairs and industrial events and seminars with industry professionals as well as portfolio building and project work. The program highlights “Made in Italy” innovation, tradition and systems. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The Spring Building a Collection semester program is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. The objective of the “trend” semester is to deepen the student’s understanding of the “Italian design system” from the management and design methodology perspective. Course content and site visits focus on building a solid analytical and theoretical base in order to interpret and understand trends. The Fall Creative Collections semester is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. The “project work” semester is structured around courses aimed at introducing the Italian design system, understanding company and marketing dynamics, and analyzing current trends in interior design in terms of language, form and materials. Students will use their analytical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop and complete a hands-on design project as a final semester work. This Fashion Design - Academic Year is open to current students, graduates and professionals seeking to define or acquire new skills and perspective. IED is able to provide further information regarding course content, facilities and faculty upon request. IED facilitates students spending a semester or academic year abroad by facilitating credit transfer in collaboration with the student’s home institution. [-]

Dress making course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 6 weeks Open Enrollment USA Manhattan

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! [+]

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! Course Outline Learn about fabrics and notions Learn to measure your body Learn to work with a commercial pattern Learn to prepare fabric for cutting Learn construction techniques Learn zipper insertion Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course Duration: 6 weeks, 3 hours, once per week Fabric & Supplies 1 1/2 yards cotton muslin fabric 2 1/2 yards fashion fabric (instructor will advise) Thread, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, a seam ripper, hand needles and Vogue pattern V8766 Prerequisites Some sewing machine experience is needed If none, 2-Hour Sew Simple Workshop or 4-Hour Learn to Sew in A Day is recommended [-]

Course in Social Media for Fashion

Istituto Marangoni
Campus 2 - 3 weeks June 2017 Italy Milan

this program will help students to connect the glorious world of fashion with the new and stimulating universe of interactive marketing: social media. both on a mobile phone or through the web, the expansion of social media has had a deep impact on fashion. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Fashion Design 2017. This course will help participants connect the fashion world with the new and exciting domain of interactive marketing: social media. Whether on a mobile phone or through the web, the diffusion of social media has had considerable impact on fashion. Since it has become more user-friendly, it has increased its interactive potential as a means of communication, thus making it excitingly more effective in its immediacy for marketing strategies. Participants will acquire information on specific tools and strategies in order to make their own fashion communication instant, original, seductive and highly competitive. The course is designed for those who would like to work in or who are already working in this sector and aim to specialize and improve their skills. Course themes Week 1 The social context: internet, facebook and twitter. Overview of the evolution of communication: from paper-based communication to the web and newly applied technologies. Marketing: basic information and principles linked to the virtual world. Analysis of new trends in expressive and sociological terms, which characterise the new ways of communicating and their impact on the fashion world. Research and analysis of the most significant and influential exponents of social media communication as a means of expression for fashion. Week 2 Tools: the study, analysis and research of the platforms of communication, the forum, weblogs, social blogs, micro-blogging, wikis, social networks, podcasts, etc. The online magazine, webinar, but also pinterest and instagram. Preparation of a personal blog relating to fashion or of an online micro-magazine, which implements the knowledge of the social media and marketing techniques acquired, whose content is identifiable as vant-garde and original. Presentation of the project and final assessment. Prerequisites: qualification or work experience in fashion styling, journalism, media, advertising, marketing, literature. [-]