Course in Fashion Communication

Top Course Studies in Fashion Communication

Fashion Communication

A course in fashion Communication seeks to enable students enrolled in the program to be able to create and manage integrated communication strategies that are geared towards realizing fashion marketing goals. Graduates of the program are taught on how to manage the relationships with the media and the operators responsible for fieldwork, planning of events and fashion shows as well as the designing of plans for launching products.

Communication is the key concept behind this course. The students are expected to master and be image and style experts. A career in fashion communication entails being creative, and ability to understand trending ideas and an eye for recognition of styles and well-coordinated images. It is important to have a strong fashion background to make it in the fashion communication industry. Therefore, enrolling in an established university in fashion is important in this case.

 

Fashion is dynamic; a fashion communication expert needs to be versatile too. The ability to change with the trends needs one to keep a sharp eye on the trends and understand the changes and have the ability to communicate this accurately and in detail. Fashion professionals and experienced fashion people teach this course in most universities. Photo shoots, production classes are also part of the program for the students. There are immense job opportunities for graduates of a course in fashion communication.

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Fashion Business

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. Fashion Business The Fashion Business course at LCCA will introduce you to the business side of the fashion industry. You will be learning the fundamentals of the design process, branding, promotion and marketing in order to sell the designs. By the end of the course, you will have basic understanding of the fashion industry as a whole and the business behind making it one of the most dynamic industries in the world. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Intake Part-time (January 2017, March 2017, May 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

Coolhunting Graduate And Forescasting Trend For Fashion Industry

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer needs and anticipates that might appear in the near future. [+]

Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer needs and anticipates that might appear in the near future. Although coolhunting has its origins in the fashion industry, is now an absolutely essential technique that all majors are worth. The success of the methodology coolhunting has crossed the borders of the fashion industry and today is applied in almost all business sectors: automotive, consumer goods, technology, services, etc.. Any company wants to know what the consumer will need the following year and to offer it before the competition. In this graduate program will analyze performance trends, fashions, and hypes, and how different consumer segments behave. Learn to draw up professional trends, and understand and apply the various tools of qualitative market research that gives us the coolhunting. The teaching team is made up of various Postgraduate profiles of professionals with extensive experience in the sector, which will guide and provide the knowledge and tools necessary for optimal application of coolhunting. The curriculum also includes practices in cities offsite European benchmark in training, detection and analysis of market trends: ANTWERP, BARCELONA, LONDON, MADRID. The amount of flights and accommodation are included in the total price of the course. And since every trip has specific objectives, the reference city could vary if the program required. GOALS Provide the knowledge to correctly identify types and current consumer profiles. Learn to analyze both global markets and mass markets, niche market, fast fashion, alliances between brands and designers (co-branding). To train professionals to investigate, interpret and identify new trends. Providing the tools for reporting trends and lifestyles effectively. [-]

Introduction to Personal Styling

Fashion Retail Academy (FRA)
Campus Full time 3 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

This 3 day course provides an introduction to the world of fashion and styling including the areas of personal shopping, celebrity styling and how styling is used successfully in retail [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. This 3 day course provides an introduction to the world of fashion and styling including the areas of personal shopping, celebrity styling and how styling is used successfully in retail. This is a practical and contemporary course delivered in a series of lectures, workshops and practical sessions. Tutors are experienced stylists as well as lecturers who are working in the industry and are able to share the ‘tricks of the trade!' The course will include: Theories of body shapes and proportions Colour and how to use it to your advantage Building an effective wardrobe How styling is used in retail Styling on fashion shoots and fashion shows Practical exercises Completion of research tasks and independent research are required during the course The course is delivered by experienced tutors who are industry experts in the field of buying. The following aspects of personal styling are covered: Styling - The role of a stylist, look books, personal shoppers, visual merchandising, E-Commerce, in-store promotions, revenue and ROI. Styling on fashion shoots and fashion shows Colour & How to Use it - How to use colours, physical appearance, colour strategies and the psychology of colour and it's use Theory - Body shapes and proportions, female and male body shapes Suitable for: Beginners, 18+ Pre-course prep In preparation for the course arrange to visit and compare some of the different retail areas in London including, Bond Street, Oxford Street and Westfield (White City or Stratford). Please Bring: Pen and notebook Calculator Duration 1 Day: 10.00am - 4.30pm (including lunch break) [-]

Fashion & Luxury Goods Management

European School of Economics
Campus Part time 6 months January 2017 Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London USA New York Rome + 8 more

The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. [+]

The fashion industry is a complex, growing and strongly competitive business sector. Becoming a leader in this fast evolving trade requires individuals to possess an extensive array of managerial skills, a high degree of strategic planning capabilities, interpersonal communications abilities and a creative approach to problem solving. The aim of ESE Professional Programme in Fashion & Luxury Goods Management is to provide a focused and vocationally oriented education in specific aspects of Fashion & Luxury related disciplines, namely fashion research, marketing, trend forecasting, luxury goods management, brand management and retail management. Working closely with key figures within the fashion and luxury goods industry, the programme will equip the students with an invaluable education and skills base. It will ensure that the candidates develop a competitive fashion business curriculum, allowing them to become the leading fashion innovators of tomorrow. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered*: Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting Retail Management Brand Management E-Business & E-Commerce* *On the Milan campus only, the programme includes 5 modules (•Luxury Brands Management • Fashion Research, Marketing and Trend Forecasting • Buying and Merchandising • Retail Management • Consumer Behaviour) Total Course Hours: 165 hours Mode of Delivery: Each module entails one 3-hour session per week for a total of 15 weekly hours (Monday – Friday). Language of Instruction: English Assessment Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) (Students must have 80% attendance rate to qualify for final exam and certificate) Level of Instruction: Undergraduate Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma or Undergraduate Degree Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable € 50.00 application fee Maximum number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement.* Professional Opportunities: This course is aimed to students interested in careers in the fashion and luxury business. On completion of the course, participants will be prepared for careers in fashion magazines, show rooms, press offices, fashion houses and as freelance professional for styling agencies. The programme’s luxury component provides students with concrete knowledge of a vast variety of goods and services, such as jewellery, hotels, concierge services, real estate and so forth. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. Application Process: in order to apply for the course, candidates are required to fill out an online application form and submit a non-refundable application with a fee of € 50.00. * Visa Regulations Permitting ** Subject to change according to each Campus [-]

Advanced Study Program in Stylist for Fashion

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rome
Campus Full time 7 months March 2017 Italy Rome

The Course in Fashion Stylist aims at training experts in the field of spectacularization, trends and habits,professionals having a good education, an aesthetic sense, taste, and creative versatility. The Course will train an interpreter of the image and communication objectivesfor the characters of advertisements, events, photographic services, and advertising videos, who is able to interact with directors, photographers, stylists and managers in order to create an emotional and relational impact even by coordinating all other involved people. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ITALIAN The Course in Fashion Stylist is addressed to graduates in Performing Arts, Sociology, Communication Science, and Architecture, to those holding a Fine Arts, Fashion or Styling diploma from private schools, and professionals working in the fashion and set design fields as well as costume designers who want to improve their knowledge in the styling field. Structure: The training pathway includes theoretical lessons and lab activities, photo shootings, visits to fashion houses, meetings and seminaries with authors, directors, photographers, journalists, cool hunters, set designers and stylists working in the publishing field. [-]

Fashion Journalism

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The universe of fashion is in constant evolution and this evolution gains a special value when shared by clients and potential customers. The fashion journalist’s main challenge is to translate fashion and its creativity in a universal language without losing a single nuance of its fascination. [+]

Magazines, social medias and blogs are essential communication and idea-sharing tools in fashion. The universe of fashion is in constant evolution and this evolution gains a special value when shared by clients and potential customers. The fashion journalist’s main challenge is to translate fashion and its creativity in a universal language without losing a single nuance of its fascination. A high priest of the mysteries of fashion who reveals and in uences with art and sensitivity. The Fashion Journalism Summer Campus will enable students to combine the love of writing with the interest in fashion and acquire the skills to become a fashion journalist using different media formats. Students will also gain understanding of the fashion world, developing their own critical thinking. PROGRAMME Week 1 Fashion journalism and its contemporary evolution Differences between online fashion journalists and fashion bloggers The most important fashion weeks in the world Fashion magazines: international overview Magazines and brands websites The formats: advertisements, editorials and advertorials Week 2 Magazine and brands: communication context Professional ethics fundamentals The articles: the review of a fashion show The “shopping column” Lifestyle articles The fashion oriented interview [-]

Adult Fashion Education Programs

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan + 1 more

Adult Education Programs - Adult Courses Fashion Design & Fashion Styling Courses [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. Why Study in Milan Fashion Campus Because Milan Fashion Campus in Milan is the only school that offers courses profesional fashion also directed to adults, also because the courses are open all the Year round - with Enrollment every Monday. We believe that everyone should have the chance to access learning to spread their full potential. This is why we offer a range of courses designed to meet your needs. Whether you are looking to improve your CV and career chances, learn something for fun, or you are watching to get back into work, have a look to our courses . Adult Learning Fashion Courses Click on following link for more Info Women's Wear Design Fashion Styling Lingerie & Swimwear Trend Forecasting Accessories Design Bridal Wedding Design Italian Language & Fashion Design Request Information Course Learning Outcomes - Use of Adobe programs: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator - Sketching techniques for design and technical drawing - Material knowledge - Gain Italian way of stylizing fashion - Gain ability to communicate new trends in a visual clear way - Gain ability to create for your future clients the target conscious fashion looks - learn how to dress your Style Level: Beginners, ( The courses equires knowledge of the use of computers, otherwise there will be a extra charge ) Material: Notebook - 4H pencils - Tracing paper - Soft eraser - Pencils - Pencil sharpener - Fine black fibre tip pens - A4 paper – Scissors - Glue stick - Laptop computer - USB Memory stick - Photoshop - Illusrator (30 day trial version okay for Photoshop and Illustrator programs) Available Schedule Duration Daytime 1 month -Full-Time- 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) Fee: €2.100 Daytime 1 month - Part-Time - Morning or afternoon - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday)Fee: € 1.700 Daytime 3 weeks - Full-time - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) Fee: € 1.800 Daytime 2 weeks - Full-time - 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) Fee: € 1.500 In Comination with 20 hours Italian Language Course PLUS 300 euro [-]

Fashion Marketing and Communication - Academic Year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2017 Italy Florence

The Fashion Marketing and Communication - Academic Year focuses on two of the main factors that determine whether brands that compete in the Fashion system will be successful or not. It aims at training professionals to create and manage integrated promotion strategies, seek external relations with other professional figures working in the field, monitor advertising campaigns, maintain relations with the media and organise events and runway shows. The course is held in partnership with Luisaviaroma, one of the best Italian e-commerce websites for luxury fashion world wide. The Fashion Marketing and Communication - Academic Year program is aimed at young professionals that wish to improve their competitiveness or change their professional direction; students who wish to gain the basis of Communication and Marketing in the Fashion field both for a continuing education or for entering the working world; and Fashion, Communication or Marketing students who wish to explore the specifics of the Fashion world in their chosen field of study. At the conclusion of the year-long program participants have the possibility of requesting a 3 to 6 months internship in a fashion company. The Academic Year has a rolling enrolment policy that allows participants that enrol by december 31st are eligible for a 10% discount on the tuition fee. Florence is the focal point of the Italian renaissance and home to an incredible cultural, artistic and architectural patrimony. These proud traditions are still part of the economic and creative fabric and are a fundamental component of the curriculum. This is why Florence offers, more than other art cities, a unique inspirational patrimony of artistic and cultural heritage that serves as the backdrop to the Academic year program. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The Academic Year in Fashion Marketing and Communication is structured as a transversal and focused program that is developed through courses that aim at preparing participants to work in the fashion world. This is achieved during classes and special projects where participants will be working alongside real companies and professional figures, face real issues and improve their problem solving and analysis skills. Academic Years also give a solid basis for participants who wish to further their education. The first part of the program introduces the Communication subjects and focuses in particular on the specific topics of pertinence to the Fashion sector in terms of communicative image and public relations. These courses aim at providing the transversal and multi-faceted approach necessary to successfully navigate and communicate in the Fashion system, including specific courses on the basics of Fashion Communication, New Media (Digital Communication- focusing on fashion blogging) and Event Planning. The Social Media aspect is enhanced by the partnership with Luisaviaroma and the avant-garde solutions that Florentine artisans are requesting to remain competitive in a world wide market. The Marketing courses develop further the themes dealt with in the first part of the program which involve the understanding of the commercial and industrial processes of the Fashion industry, including visual merchandising, business plans, pricing and strategic planning through traditional and new media. The IED has a long and outstanding tradition in the training of profiles for Fashion Design & Management and through the years has developed several contacts and projects with main companies in the Fashion field. This gives participants the added advantage of working alongside professionals and companies during the year and of creating innovative and competitive projects that help participants understand the real issues of the fashion world and improve their team working and creative problem solving skills. [-]

One Week Fashion Journalism Course

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 1 week April 2017 United Kingdom London

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

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. During the course, students will research and develop ideas for articles before going on to create a website that will act as a showcase for their personal body of work. Students will hear from Condé Nast staff and other fashion media experts on a range of related subjects such as understanding the masthead, the editor’s role, conducting interviews and readership profiling. As well as examining the work of inspiring writers and editors and exploring the language of fashion, they will also find out how magazines operate, how to generate revenue from media content, and the key differences between print and digital formats. The course gives an insight into what goes on behind the scenes of a Condé Nast magazine and the skills required to build a successful career in fashion journalism. 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 this 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: 2016: £840 including VAT [-]

One Year Course in Fashion Communication

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Fashion Communication Course, taught in English, runs for one academic year, offering students extensive experience in the fields of fashion and communication. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH The Fashion Communication Course, taught in English, runs for one academic year, offering students extensive experience in the fields of fashion and communication. This course is designed for individuals looking to commence their education in the world of fashion styling, fashion creative management and fashion marketing and advertising. This course offers subjects that cover all theoretical and practical aspects, so as projects developed in collaboration with a group of fashion brands: fashion editorials, fashion videos/spots, marketing&advertising and communication plans (blog, events…). Most of the items and material used are from the collaborating brands that cover a wide range of fashion fields going from showrooms, vintage stores (both furniture and clothes&accesories), opticians to well-known national and international brands. The students also carry out a personal research that lets them create a professional portfolio to join other related courses or to enter the working market. The course is divided into 4 blocks, each one involves theory, practical appliances and project exercises: I. FIRST SEMESTER - Create fashion BLOCK I - STYLING. The students obtain a global knowledge about styling, fashion, art and photography so they can use photo format as the most basic and important way to express fashion images. BLOCK II - CREATIVE DIRECTION. The students are introduced into art direction and creative direction so they are able to understand and work with fashion video formats. II. SECOND SEMESTER - Communicate fashion BLOCK III - MKT&ADV. The students explore the concept “fashion brand” and learn how to develop both marketing and advertising plans. BLOCK IV - COMMUNICATION. The students analyze the steps of a fashion communication plan and become familiar with some related areas such us journalism or special events. [-]

Fashion Design Fundamentals

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Manhattan

This 4-week Intro to Fashion Design course is constructed for those with no prior expertise in the discipline. It allows students to get an overall understanding of the fundamentals required to begin a career as a fashion designer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. This 4-week Intro to Fashion Design course is constructed for those with no prior expertise in the discipline. It allows students to get an overall understanding of the fundamentals required to begin a career as a fashion designer. And what better way to understand the skills and knowledge needed to become a success than learning from a talented fashion designer? Students will be given a hands-on, realistic approach to the world of fashion. For many, they may choose to continue on to the 6-Month Fashion Design course where students are afforded the opportunity to create their own garments, expand their portfolios and prepare themselves for a career in the fashion industry. Skills & Techniques Fashion History Market & Trend Research Basic design principles and fashion development skills Fabrication and color knowledge Fashion "flats" (hand drawing) Mood boards and design boards creation Course runs Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm or Wednesday Mornings, 10:00am - 1:00pm or Saturday Evenings, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Course Duration: 3 hours, 4 weeks (Once a week + lab time) Fabric & Supplies Fabric scissors Paper cutting scissors Drawing pencils & erasers Sketch pad Ruler Current fashion magazines Black foam core boards Glue, tape Prerequisites None! [-]

Course in Photography and Fashion

Istituto Italiano di Fotografia
Campus Full time 60 hours July 2017 Italy Milan

This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emphasizing both technical photography skills and fashion industry insight, this course gives the student a well rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. To provide the student a real ‘insider’ perspective, this course also includes interactions with established fashion photographers, fashion designers, fashion magazines and modeling agencies. [+]

With our Early Booking campaign you can obtain a 15% discount on the course fee if you make the full payment by February 28th 2017. This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emphasizing both technical photography skills and fashion industry insight, this course gives the student a well rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. To provide the student a real ‘insider’ perspective, this course also includes interactions with established fashion photographers, fashion designers, fashion magazines and modeling agencies. Offered by: Istituto Italiano di Fotografia (IIF) & Istituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) Location: Milan, Italy Frequency: 2 weeks, 5 days per week (Monday-Friday) Hours of Instruction: 60 hours in total (each day of instruction consists of morning and afternoon sessions) Morning session hours: 9:30-12:30 Afternoon session hours: 14:00-17:00 Language of Instruction: English (there will also be a English speaking tutor present during lessons) Topics: Understand the key concepts and styles of Fashion Photography Learn lighting and exposure used in Fashion, including studio and natural (on location) lighting Learn shooting techniques and management of a fashion shoot Conduct a Fashion Shoot in studio and on location Learn about fashion styles and trends Learn about hair and make-up for fashion Learn about fashion collections, the structuring, timing and themes Learn about brand charter and what this means for the photographer Learn about products and fabrics Learn about model casting for a fashion shoot Interact with established fashion photographers, designers and magazines Pre-requisites: Basic knowledge of photographic technique and ability to use camera manually (e.g. knowledge of aperture, time, composition, etc) Required Equipment: Digital SLR Camera Memory Card compatible with your digital camera Battery compatible with your digital camera + battery charger (and adapter to European power source if coming from outside of Italy) Optional: USB Key or external hard drive to facilitate file transfer How to Enroll: Complete the Enrollment form online Provide a copy of your passport Pay the course fee of € 1.500 by 23 May 2016 Number of Participants: The minimum number of participants for the course to initiate is 7 people. We will confirm by 3 June 2016 the initiation status of the course with those who have enrolled so that travel arrangements can be made. In the event the the course does not initiate, enrollment fees will be 100% refunded. Cancellations: Students may cancel their enrollment to the course at any time. Enrollment fees paid are non refundable. Upon cancellation, the amount refunded to the student will depend on when the student cancels. Refunds given upon cancellation are as follows: Cancel by 25 April 2016, student receives 100% refund (not including enrollment fee) Cancel by 31 May 2016, student receives 50% refund (not including enrollment fee) Cancel by 03 June 2016 or after, no refund is given to student Modes and Options for Payment: Modes of payment: check or bank transfer (see enrollment form for details on bank transfer and credit card payment) Enrollment fee: € 300 due within one month of enrollment (The enrollment fee guarantees you a place on the course and is non-refundable). Options for payment: Option 1: single payment of € 1.500 on or before 23 May 2016 Option 2: two payments, paying the full amount by 23 May 2016 pay initial enrollment fee of € 300 upon enrollment pay remaining € 1.200 by 23 May 2016 [-]

Fashion Brand Management

Polimoda, International Institute Fashion Design & Marketing
Campus Part time 1 month March 2017 Italy Florence

A course which gives you the privilege of entering the fashion system in the guise of brand manager; the one shaping, preserving, renewing, communicating and marketing an identity in its singularity, [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. A course which gives you the privilege of entering the fashion system in the guise of brand manager; the one shaping, preserving, renewing, communicating and marketing an identity in its singularity, a complete profile endowed with both visionary and managerial skills. The study plan features: Brand Research (psychology, anthropology, sociology of imaginary), Brand Identity (innovation, business design and brand building), Brand Strategy (trend spotting, marketing, positioning, competition and uniqueness), Brand Management (merchandising, distribution and legal affairs), Brand Communication (brands and designers, fashion media, digital media, shows and event curating). The course includes: a visit to the Gucci and Ferragamo museums, an international guest lecture given by an expert from within the fashion industry, a personal project, a face-to-face interview to find out about one’s own potential and further study opportunities. Attending this course is an excellent first step in preparation for a training path in fashion, continuing with the four-year undergraduate programme in Business of Fashion or with the nine-month master in Fashion Brand Management. [-]

Fashion design - Research and creativity - Fall Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Italy Milan

The 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. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The 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 Creative Collections semester focuses on three main objectives: - The acquisition of a multidisciplinary methodology needed to produce a collection; - Application of the expression languages and representation tools of the industry; - Master the fundamental skills and techniques necessary to design clothing collections and to supervise technical development, choice of fabrics and coordination. The “project work” semester is structured around courses that introduce the Italian design system, understanding company and marketing dynamics, analyzing current trends in interior design in terms of language, and understanding 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. The IED approach offers students the unique opportunity to work directly with industry professionals as part of their academic experience and professional development thanks to long-standing relationships with Italian fashion and design industry leaders. Students enrolling in semester programs at the IED have the option to extend to a full Academic Year program by adding an additional semester either in the same field or different discipline or they can opt for the Two City Option by enrolling in an additional semester at another IED location offering semester programs. Currently only IED Florence and Milan offer this option. This semester program 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. Academic Program DESIGN METHODOLOGY FASHION PATTERN MAKING AND TAILORING TECHNIQUES INTRODUCTION TO KNITWEAR MENSWEAR COLLECTION PROJECT PERSONAL DESIGN AND PORTFOLIO TECHNICAL DRAWING TECHNOLOGY OF MATERIALS TEXTILE PATTERN DRAWING WOMENSWEAR COLLECTION PROJECT [-]

Short Course - Trend forecasting

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2017 Italy Milan France Paris United Kingdom London + 4 more

Due to globalization, fashion and fashionable products have to match people’s desires from all over the world at the same time. Meanwhile, more local and subcultural trends are emerging creating the long tail effect. Understanding [+]

Best Course Studies in Fashion Communication 2017. Due to globalization, fashion and fashionable products have to match people’s desires from all over the world at the same time. Meanwhile, more local and subcultural trends are emerging creating the long tail effect. Understanding the movement of trends within different social environments and how high culture, popular culture and subcultures influence, in different ways, trends in fashion and life- style, is paramount for every creative professional and this course aims to give participants the knowledge of trends with the application that research to fashion design and product design, with the aim of interpreting and applying this to their own creative process. Trend analysis looks at the interaction of shifts in fashion, consumer lifestyle and culture and means to perceive upcoming trends and predict what consumers are willing to buy several seasons ahead of time. Interpretation and contextualization of socio-cultural knowledge are the key for a successful trend preview that needs to go beyond simple intuition. Course themes week 1 Introduction: study of different types of forecasting from intuitive to predictive and the difference in both the research techniques and companies who deliver these services. Participants will be taught specific research skills, especially where to locate source material and how to read current trends. week 2 Participants will learn how to capture, analyse, interrogate and read their initial findings to support their ideas using Photoshop and Illustrator. They will learn how to collate and present multi media resource material into a trend story and initial concept. They will be taught the skills of extracting key colour, texture and silhouette themes for fashion design. week 3 Participants will draw together a professional trend forecasting package with a family of related trends including colour and fabric samples, silhouette and design detail ideas. Participants will make a final professional presentation where they ‘pitch’ their idea to an industry client. London - language: en - 17 aug 2015 - 04 sep 2015 Milano - language: en, it, pt - 29 jun 2015 - 17 jul 2015 Paris - language: en, pt - 20 jul 2015 - 07 aug 2015 [-]