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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.

What Is a Fashion Design Course?

A fashion design course is a course that covers the art of designing beautiful clothing and fashion accessories. These courses look at the work of famous designers and the culture of the time to show students how great fashion designs come to be.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Course in Fashion Design?

A course in fashion design will teach you the basics of fashion designing. This can show a student whether or not a career in fashion design would be a good fit, or provide a foundation for future study in the field.

How Much Does It Cost to Take a Course in Fashion Design?

Fashion design courses vary depending on the university you study in and the location where you study. The more prestigious fashion universities will cost more than the lesser known schools.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Course in Fashion Design?

A course in fashion design will show you if pursuing a career as a fashion designer is a good choice. It will introduce you to the world of fashion design and all that it entails.

Why Take an Online Course in Fashion Design?

Fashion design courses can be taken online, and this will provide all of the benefits of studying this field with the convenience of studying at home.

Where to Take a Course in Fashion Design?

Any college or university that offers a fashion degree may offer a course in fashion design. Some of the most prestigious fashion schools are located in France and New York City.

How to Apply to a Fashion Design Course?

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57 Results in Fashion Design

Swiss Mode

The Fashion Designer de Luxe course is a combination of our Fashion Designer and Dressmaker courses. In this course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in the entire F ... [+]

Course - Fashion Designer de Luxe

The Fashion Designer de Luxe course is a combination of our Fashion Designer and Dressmaker courses. In this course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in the entire Fashion Design process and will gain expertise in the area of dressmaking and thereby the execution of a design into a garment.

This de Luxe course also gives you extra class hours to realize

projects and work closely with the teachers, so you leave the course with proven Fashion Design expertise.

The main subjects covered in this course are:

Theory Pattern Making Dress Making Draping Techniques & Scheduling Fashion Show Fashion Portfolio Fashion Sketching Color Rendering Accessories Drawing Creative Process ... [-]
Switzerland Montreux
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Javier Barroeta Alta Costura

The first year the course is divided into different subjects that are intertwined with each other, such as: modeling and patternmaking, sewing, creativity and design, pro ... [+]

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Those who want to become fashion designers with specialization in Haute Couture. It is not necessary to have prior knowledge, but it is recommended (although not essential) for people who start from scratch to take the intensive PreCollege course in September.

Work DeparturesFashion designerCustom Atelier DesignerCreative directorStylistPatronist-cutterForemanHigh DressmakingWhat makes us different

Specific training in modeling / Special focus on sewing workshop / Handmade sewing techniques / Personalized training

Course

The first year the course is divided into different subjects that are intertwined with each other. During the first year you will see subjects such as: modeling and patternmaking, sewing, creativity and design, project.... [-]

Spain Bilbao
October 2020
Spanish
Part-time
3 years
Campus
In Florence Academy

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 fashio ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Italy Florence
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Accademia del Lusso

A hands-on experience of Milan Fashion Week at Accademia del Lusso, the Italian School of Fashion & Design exclusively located on Via Montenapoleone at the heart of M ... [+]

A hands-on experience of Milan Fashion Week at Accademia del Lusso, the Italian School of Fashion & Design exclusively located on Via Montenapoleone at the heart of Milan’s fashion district.

This 5-day course gives you the chance to explore for yourself the inner workings of Milan fashion week, understand more about Made in Italy and the Italian luxury & fashion system, and also gain entry to the events of Milan Fashion Week!

Mornings: Lectures at Accademia del Lusso

Lectures run by our teachers who are all professionals who currently work within the fashion sector. Subjects covered include topics such as: trend forecasting, textiles, fashion design, and case studies of successful Italian fashion and luxury brands.... [-]

Italy Milan
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Full-time
5 days
Campus
Milano Fashion Institute

The Master in Lifestyle Management: Design, Wellness & Events is aimed at training those professionals who will act as a bridge between creative and managerial proces ... [+]

MASTER IN LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT:

DESIGN, WELLNESS & EVENTS

The Master in Lifestyle Management: Design, Wellness & Events is aimed at training those professionals who will act as a bridge between creative and managerial processes in the lifestyle and creative based industries. From being junior brand manager, to product manager, merchandising manager, or event manager, the common denominator is to understand and manage the complexity of creative design processes, as well as projects aimed at designing services, intangibles, brand identities and powerful storytelling.

Traditional companies, from fashion to design, are radically re-thinking their business models, designing new strategies for targeting new customer segments, and addressing the needs of a new, demanding, unexpected customer base. That’s why brands are moving into lifestyle, from fashion, to design, wellness, experiences and event management too.... [-]

Italy Milan
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFA Paris

Think, breathe and design in a sustainable and eco-friendly way - the future of fashion! ... [+]

The students involved in this program will discover a unique way of recycling previously un-wearable items or old clothing, creating a more sustainable way of shopping, creating and thinking. This program was initially created to plant a seed, now that Upcycled Fashion is trending this class now offers the opportunity to step into the world of Sustainable Fashion. Since Sustainable Fashion is the future of retail, our future depends on us to be smarter with our textile waste. With over 21 billion kilos of clothing landing in our landfills every year (the US alone), not only is this class fun but a necessity, worldwide. IFA Paris and Born Again Vintage will open the international doors of Sustainable Fashion via this Upcycling and Clothing Reconstruction Class.... [-]

France Paris
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Conde Nast College

The Vogue Teen Weekend is a two-day programme suitable for sixteen and seventeen-year-olds. This weekend course offers a unique view of the fashion industry via the lens ... [+]

Best Courses in Fashion Design 2019/2020. The Vogue Teen Weekend is a two-day programme suitable for sixteen and seventeen-year-olds. This weekend course offers a unique view of the fashion industry via the lens of British Vogue. About the Course Saturday: The Evolution of Fashion: Timelines workshop Trend Adoption The Fashion Cycle: Catwalk to Sidewalk Introduction to Fashion Branding Sunday: Introduction to Fashion Media & Vogue Group project: Miss Vogue / Teen Vogue workshop Working in Fashion: Careers & Courses As well as listening to talks on key topics, the course is designed to encourage active participation in discussions, group activities and project work. The maximum number of students on the course is 50, with the cohort split into smaller groups. Lunch and refreshments will be provided both days. Please note that we do not provide accommodation and our care provision for students extends to class time only – parents/guardians are required to confirm acceptance of our safeguarding policy. This is not an assessed or formally accredited course, but you will receive a Certificate of participation. The Vogue Teen Weekend is strictly for sixteen and seventeen-year-olds only and all students are required to bring their passport to verify their age on arrival and for UK and Visa Immigration regulations. Anyone that does not provide proof of age cannot participate – please see terms and conditions for further details. Course Dates July 2020 (Deatiled dayes to be confirmed in Autumn) Course Fees 2019: £540 including VAT Entry Requirements ... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2020
Full-time
2 days
Campus
RM Istituto Moda e Design Milano

Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage ... [+]

Learning to do this is the underlying principle of the three-year courses at Raffles Milano, a training path that structures the mind, provides a solid technical baggage and makes you want to broaden your horizons of life. Because?

The fashion system is a vast, articulated, even unpredictable territory where the classic sense meets the most thrilling experimentation. There are no recipes to emerge. There is predisposition to work, a desire to know and measure with the outside world and its thousands of cultures: high, pop, ethno ... There is an acute eye - to be trained - able to capture the smallest detail. An eye familiar with traditional tailoring methods but is not afraid to offer irriverent elegance.... [-]

Italy Milan
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
IUAD Accademia della Moda

Industrial pattern making requires a high level of flexibility in order to adapt the designers’ indications to industrial rules. ... [+]

Overview

Industrial pattern making requires a high level of flexibility in order to adapt the designers’ indications to industrial rules.

This profession was born after the industrialization of the clothing and apparel industry, as the process required a standardization of sizes. Industrial pattern makers translate sketches and prototype sheets into a multi-size pattern.

You can choose one of the following areas: Womenswear, Menswear, Casual, Children, Beachwear and Sportswear, Corsetry and Lingerie.

Your Academic Journey

Things you will learn

You will learn how to develop standard and irregular sizes, how to transform the sketch created by the designer into an accurate pattern and follow its development phases.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Italian
16 months
Campus
IFDA Italian Fashion & Design Academy

The three-year course in Fashion Design and Patternmaking aims to train young professionals able to design and implement their own ideas and collections and to collaborat ... [+]

The designer is the heart of the fashion system, but it is no longer only the creative who draws a drawing and colors it: the pure and simple talent is no longer enough nowadays because the designer not only creates clothes but also lifestyles.

In addition to the design technique, the designer must have assimilated the culture of the past to be able to have the sensitivity for the future, he must know the pattern making, merchandising, production, research techniques and cool hunting, computer graphics, marketing, and product communication. The designer, in fact, is not simply the one who creates the collections: there are many outlets and professional figures, ranging from women's, men's and children's collections, to collaboration at the style studios, from research to product, from the field of publishing and the specialized press.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2020
Part-time
3 years
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

The Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection enables students to experiment with the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, ... [+]

This course is held in the English language

The Fashion Design: Design your Capsule Collection enables students to experiment with the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, trade fairs, and possible seminars with industry professionals.

Florence, with a centuries-old tradition in the world of fashion and its manufacturing excellence, has an enviable international reputation in fields ranging from fashion and artistic craftsmanship to design and technological innovation. In such an incomparable place, students will observe and analyze current creative realities and trends.

Target

This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of fashion design and have no prior knowledge or experience in the discipline. This is an introductory course, no previous studies within the field are required.... [-]

Italy Florence
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

Our summer program partners with the Accademia di Costume e Moda—a recognized center of excellence in the fields of fashion and costume design education—to provide two fu ... [+]

Why Rome?

Explore fashion design and production in one of the world’s top fashion cities this summer— Rome! Through coursework and hands-on experience, you’ll explore both the theoretical and the practical aspects of contemporary Italian fashion production. Field trips to local museums, exhibitions, and other sites of interests provide context for what you are learning in the classroom.

What You'll Study

Our summer program partners with the Accademia di Costume e Moda—a recognized center of excellence in the fields of fashion and costume design education—to provide two fundamental fashion courses.

You will enroll in both fashion and design courses, and then you'll have the option of taking an additional course in Art History at the IES Abroad Center. The course will help you discover masterpieces in the city, and also analyze how even in art and architecture, style and design deeply characterize different historical periods.... [-]

Italy Rome
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Full-time
Part-time
6 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Rio de Janeiro

In the Fashion Design course, the student develops a complete vision of the market, and discovers in practice that to work in the field, selling clothes is not enough. Go ... [+]

THIS COURSE IS TEACHED IN THE PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE.

To start the application process, click on the Sign up button, fill in all the requested information and upload your CV. The curriculum will be reviewed by our staff and then we will contact the instructions to mark the interview (when necessary), and effect the enrollment. The course may be postponed or canceled if it does not reach the minimum number of students.

PAYMENT UP TO 48X

The IED offers the possibility of payment of courses up to 48x. Fill out the "contact us for more information" form.

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Brazil Rio de Janeiro
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Portuguese (Brazil)
Part-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Dominates the processes of construction of the garment through pattern making, modeling, making and finishing. ... [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH Dominates the cosnstruction processes of the garment through pattern making, modeling, making and finishing.

With the CFGS of Pattern and Fashion you will discover the secrets to become a fashion design professional. In just two years you will master the techniques of haute couture, develop modeling on mannequin and work the volume of the garments. In addition, you will be able to manage the creative process of a collection from the completion of drawings to the selection of materials.

Why study the Higher Level Training in Pattern and Fashion at the IED Madrid?

The educational program of the Higher Grade Training Cycle in Patronaje y Moda offers a complete training so that the student is able to face the challenges posed by the fashion industry in the current era.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Spanish,Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
International Career Institute

ICI offers you a fashion design course prepared with the most admired names in the fashion industry. Succeed in this glamorous world by widening your knowledge and honing ... [+]

ICI offers you a fashion design course prepared with the most admired names in the fashion industry. Succeed in this glamorous world by widening your knowledge and honing your skills in fashion and fashion designing. Get your certificate or diploma conveniently and quickly through our comprehensive online distance learning program.

Course Outline Introduction Fashion and Design Process Fashion Design Skills Fashion Design Careers Starting Your Own Business Marketing Your Designs Career Prospects

A career in fashion is popular for bringing fun and profit to qualified individuals. That is why many people look forward to entering the fashion world or starting their own fashion line. There are various fashion designing and manufacturing companies who would be happy to take in skilled fashion design graduates and ICI would like to help you become one of those. Work in top notch fashion houses, be employed by manufacturers of mass-market apparel, or build your own fashion design business with an ICI fashion education! ... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online