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Fashion Design

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.

The china higher education for a couple of years has been voted as one of the best among the Asian countries. This country has over 150 both public and private owned universities distribution on all provinces of china. The higher education is research based.

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PORTFOLIO COURSE: DESIGN, STYLING & FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

Condé Nast Center of Fashion & Design China
Campus Part time 20 hours February 2017 China Shanghai

This course is offered to help young design and media creatives improve the quality and content of their fashion, styling or photography portfolios. This is particularly useful for future presentations to employers and agencies or for applications to Higher-level courses such as the Condé Nast Center Programs or for a postgraduate or Master’s course selection at an overseas University. Our tutors will diagnose areas of difficulty and help you to develop, organise and edit your work, improve on your presentation and illustrations and create a strong personal identity that best represents your skills. The opportunity to style and shoot your designs and accessories on beautiful top models, using our state-of-the-art photography studio and professional advice is an added bonus. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion Design in China 2017. This course is offered to help young design and media creatives improve the quality and content of their fashion, styling or photography portfolios. This is particularly useful for future presentations to employers and agencies or for applications to Higher-level courses such as the Condé Nast Center Programs or for a postgraduate or Master’s course selection at an overseas University. Our tutors will diagnose areas of difficulty and help you to develop, organise and edit your work, improve on your presentation and illustrations and create a strong personal identity that best represents your skills. The opportunity to style and shoot your designs and accessories on beautiful Elite models, using our state-of-the-art photography studio and professional advice is an added bonus. Overview This course provides you with a supportive, troubleshooting environment to define your unique talents and showcase through your portfolio, in your search for work, or application to a college. Through improving on presentation techniques, graphics and styling you can create a more competitive, engaging and professional portfolio or look-book. A flexible series of content projects can help to secure you an interview, internship or consideration for freelance work. This course can deepen your knowledge of the career path choices open to you. Our careers advisors will help you identify the directions and attributes to emphasise in your CV and written application forms. You will learn how to answer some tough interview questions and make a good first impression. Mode: Part-time Length: 20 hours, 5hrs for 4 consecutive Saturdays Date: start 20th February, end 12th March 2016 or start July 2nd, end July 23rd 2016 Department: Fashion Design Certification: Certificate of attendance: Condé Nast Center of Fashion & Design Scholarships: Not available Language: English and Chinese Tuition Fee: RMB15,000 Application Fee: RMB 200 Eligibility This course is not suitable for beginners. It is suitable for fashion design, styling and photography students towards the end of second or third level stages wishing to improve their degree grades, or graduates, wanting to make fast and effective improvements or updates to their portfolios. For graduates who already have clothes that they have made and wish to show on models, our state-of-the-art facilities will enable you to demonstrate your styling and photographic skills without the high costs otherwise associated with studio, equipment and model hire. Your Profile You are a young graduate fashion designer, budding stylist, fashion photographer or student nearing the end of your course, wishing to improve on your portfolio or create a look-book to promote yourself or make an application to a higher level course. How we teach The portfolio course is taught both in groups and with you, the individual in mind. The group dynamic helps you to gain many perspectives and the individual advice is specific to your own ambitions and needs. There is an early diagnostic session, followed by demonstrations of layout techniques. You have use of design studio facilities, printing, scanning and the opportunity to sketch from live models to add to your book. Through step-by-step planning for the photo-shoot with appropriate model, location, make-up and props you will generate top quality images. With post-production facilities and advice you should leave the course with a portfolio or look-book that you are proud of. You will learn To identify, build on your unique strengths and minimise weaknesses Basic graphic management of planning layout, flow and tactical effect To adjust, edit and enhance your portfolio with professional technique Photo-studio experience with top models and specialist support To hone your critical awareness, accept and give feedback where appropriate How to write a CV, application form and compile a digital version of your work Confident self-presentation and interpersonal skills for interviews [-]

Short Course - Trend forecasting

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

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 [+]

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 [-]

Pre-Master’s Course in Fashion

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months

This preparatory course is meant for candidates with either design, business or management backgrounds who want to progress with their studies to a master’s level. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion Design in China 2017. take your next step to postgraduate study in fashion. the course This Pre-Master’s course offers a specifically tailored study preparation for the entire suite of Master’s programmes at Istituto Marangoni. This preparatory course is meant for candidates with either design, business or management backgrounds who want to progress with their studies to a master’s level. Participants will have the unique chance to develop their talent through the enhancement of their creative, conceptual, practical and business skills and will be ready to progress to Istituto Marangoni postgraduate courses. During this preparatory year, participants will be working on exciting creative projects based on a through and comprehensive approach to the fashion industry and they will be constantly encouraged to develop their creative concept ideas and business acumen. Therefore, participants will learn how to conduct independent research and how to present it effectively; practical workshops will help understand the fashion business, develop project management, promotion skills and garment construction knowledge. Talent development and preparation of participants will be helped by an integrated support for written and verbal skills in their studies and for Istituto Marangoni master’s courses, in the use of English language for fashion. This will ensure that the participant will be fully prepared to meet the challenges of postgraduate learning. learning outcomes carry out systematic and in-depth independent research using academic conventions and evaluate findings at an advanced level; identify and integrate data /information/literature relevant and appropriate to the subject specialist area; analyse research and the application of knowledge to form and structure collaborative projects; have critical awareness and practical understanding of a comprehensive range of concepts, tools, methods and production processes relevant to the subject specialist area; evaluate existing research and conventions, and apply personal creative and research abilities in the context of a self- managed piece of work using professional and academic standards. course themes International Marketing in Fashion Contemporary Issues in Marketing in Fashion Integrated Marketing Communications in Fashion Strategic Marketing Management Project Management Subject Specialist Technical Workshops: Principles of Fashion Design (for participants considering progression to Fashion Design Womenswear master’s courses). Principles of Brand Management (for participants considering progression to Fashion and Luxury Brand Management, Fashion Promotion, Communication and Media, Contemporary Fashion Buying master’s courses). course plan - courses available in different languages and prices. Educational Aims of the Programme - To deliver the knowledge, cognitive and practical skills to enable students to progress to Istituto Marangoni postgraduate programmes. - To introduce students to the demands of Postgraduate study for self-reliant, critical and reflective students, whilst providing an education of intrinsic worth to the learner. - To prepare students for the demands of a taught Masters course by building on the knowledge gained and academic skills acquired in earlier studies in their home countries. - To further develop the students’ English language, number, word-processing, research and other study skills appropriate to study at Masters level.. - To develop the students’ intellectual appreciation of issues relevant to their chosen pathway and related subjects at Masters level and to assist the students in acquiring the skills in the collection, analysis, interpretation and understanding of appropriate data and information in preparation for a Masters course. [-]

Course in Social Media for Fashion

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks

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. [+]

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. [-]

Course in Fashion Production

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks

a product manager can turn concepts and ideas into reality, converting imagination into commercial offers. you’ll learn how to do that, achieving all the abilities needed to coordinate and put into practice [+]

Best Courses in Fashion Design in China 2017. The Course The product manager is able to turn ideas and design concepts into reality, by transforming creativity into a commercial offer. Participants will learn about the skills needed to organize and implement production quality assurance protocols of a fashion product. Participants will acquire a deep and broad understanding of various textiles, their properties and uses. Participants will have an idea of the process of cutting and manufacture in relation to production timelines. This course is for those who already work in or who want to work in this sector and would like to specialize and improve their skills. Course Themes week 1 Textiles and materials: analysis of yarns, from the fibres right through to the latest technological innovations. Finishing, processing and treatment of special materials such as leather. Print and embroidery. Overview of the fashion system: the textiles sector, areas of processing, production timelines, commercial calender and the supporting structure. Textile trends in texture, colour and design. Fashion trends in silhouette. week 2 The product: the technical file. Coordination of image, budget and the timescale of a collection. Understanding the importance of the relationship between supplier and production. Outsourcing production: quality and price control. Preparing a microproposal for the development of a product that simulates the creation of a collection, from the first samples to the final production. Interpreting the collection style from the design concept right through to the garment or fabric product. Prerequisites: qualification or work experience in fashion design, product management accessories and specific sectors such as leather, print, knitwear. [-]

Sandwich Course included in BA (Hons) Degree

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months

Helping students to enter in the fashion work environment is a key factor to link their knowledge of purely academic concepts to a real world context. The first two [+]

The Course Placing students in the work environment is a key factor in enabling them to marry their knowledge of purely academic concepts to a real world context. The sandwich course is a course where the first two years of study in fashion design, fashion business and fashion styling, are followed by a third year of work in a fashion firm, after which students return to the school to complete the fourth and final year of study. the work period involves a minimum of 36 weeks in a company in the fashion industry, working in close contact with professionals of the industry. at the end of the 36 weeks, in addition to a better knowledge of the working environment, students will gain a reference from the work provider, which together add value to their training. All this provides to those students who choose a sandwich course with a cv that already includes work experience with a company in the industry and give them the opportunity to start building a professional network. *Students who successfully complete the programmes taught in english in paris and london will be awarded with a ba (hons) degree by MMU (manchester metropolitan university); 120 credits points are available each year of study in order to gain an honours degree, so students will obtain 360 credits upon successful completion of the three-years course. All candidates should meet specific requirements (please check the website www.mmu.ac.uk/international indicating your nationality and study level); for further details please do not hesitate to contact the information office at the chosen campus. [-]

Course in Fashion Design Intensive

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 8 months

The intensive fashion design course consists of 8 intense months in which students learn to combine research, creativity and marketing. This study programme [+]

The Course Thanks to the intensive one-year course in fashion design, the candidate will be able to design fashion/fabrics/accessories collections by melding research, creativity and marketing.  Starting from design techniques, the analysis of fabrics and clothing manufacture will also be addressed, as well as production.  In the end, analyses of trends will allow for the creation of a collection, which will be the fruit of a personal language, enabling the response by the designer to requests, placed upon them by the brand and market needs. 

The fashion designer is the most influential figure in the panorama of fashion. They are the source of inspiration for creative ideas and new trends and develop, thanks to a continual informed analysis of materials and fabrics in connection with art and fashion. The designer understands time management, costs and budgets in related to the manufacture.They understand the history of fashion and market needs to design garments that are able to satisfy and anticipate the expectations of a determined target. They work with fabrics and accessories as well as clothing.  The course in fashion design trains experts who anticipate trends.  The fashion designer can work for private agencies, in collaboration with different companies, design studios, consulting agencies or researchers.  They will be able to design collections for women, men and children as well as clothing lines that are dedicated to accessories, eyewear and swimwear, always with a handle on new evolutions in fashion. They can also carry out teaching in the sector. Learning Outcomes develop a variety of techniques and processes to communicate fashion ideas in a professional manner; master the applications of the design process necessary during the development of a fashion collection; understand well the sartorial techniques of cutting a sewing garments; distinguish and evaluate fabrics, fibres and their composition associated with their performance in fashion products; successfully carry out, in an independent manner, a substantial research; demonstrate the ability to know how to design an development an entire collection Course Themes fashion illustration and the design of a collection analysis of cut and construction design and communication collection and brand analysis design vision personal research and final collection ... [-]


Fashion Design

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 weeks

Istituto Marangoni gives you the opportunity to study at Europe’s top fashion and design school. We welcome students from all over the world. In just few weeks the students, wherever they come from, do amazing progress with us [+]

The Course This is an introduction to the fundamentals of fashion design, and what is required to formulate ideas and translate them into a visual representation, through drawing. Participants will be equipped with the tools of the fashion designer and these will help participants to communicate ideas to their audience. Course Themes week 1 Starting from practical drawing lessons, the course will introduce the analysis of the main principles for the development of a collection: silhouette, colour charts, fabrics and accessories, through to the design and creation of outfits, as well as appropriate financial and commercial considerations. week 2 Starting from research participants will be able to develop silhouettes and coordinate outfits, drawing on personal inspiration, fabrics and colour selection, as well as referencing contemporary trends and the relevance to market. The focus on trend research, its origin and analysis will be both informative and stimulating during the whole second week. week 3 At the end of the course participants will be able to create a collection. Based on the inspiration linked to a selected theme and supported by appropriate technical files and presentation techniques, participants will make the final project coherant and contemporary. The final assessment of the collection arising from the presentation to tutors will give participants feedback on the activities undertaken during the course. [-]

Course - Fashion & The Cities

Istituto Marangoni
Campus Full time 3 - 4 weeks June 2017 China Shanghai

The world of fashion across the 4 world capitals this unique experience will give participant initially a truly international insight into the European approach to creativity and the business of fashion. [+]

Best Courses in Fashion Design in China 2017. The Course This unique experience will give participant initially a truly international insight. Into the European approach to creativity and the business of fashion. The diverse cultural histories of the 4 fashion capitals give each city its own individual take on the global fashion industry. This experience is designed to give insight into the mechanisms and processes that link the variety of historical and cultural contexts to the global fashion industry. In each city the students will have the opportunity to develop a creative project related to a subject specialism. An exciting opportunity to visit internationally acclaimed fashion shows and exhibitions will be offered whenever possible. Fashion & the cities Europe > 30/06/2014 - 18/07/2014 full package € 6.400* Fashion & the cities Asia > 30/06/2014 - 25/07/2014 full package € 9.900* *The Fashion & The Cities - full package - includes also flights between London and Milano, and between Milano and Paris, and/or between Paris and Shanghai (one-way flight) plus transfers to the city center. Flights are on fixed dates, on selected airlines and will be communicated at the time of the enrollment by the admission offices. The start of the course will be in London. The payment for the Fashion & The Cities fees must be done to Istituto Marangoni London (see below for details). The closing date for applications for the ‘Fashion & The Cities’ courses is 06/06/2014. Course Themes week 1 • the capsule collection London > 30/06/2014 - 04/07/2014 London is a source of inspiration, experimentation and cutting-edge concepts where fashion design meets contemporary art. the diversity of style and the culture behind it in london is underlined by the unique approach to the fashion industry of the city. In london students will be introduced to a project, drawing on the inspiration that top designers find inspiring about this city. Leading on to fashion design development students will then learn to put together a mini collection of ideas, develop mood boards and trend analysis that will underpin their design concept. London lives for all that is fresh and new, finding original approaches to the subject, questioning the rules and pushing the boundaries of style and taste. week 2 • the image creation Milano > 07/07/2014 - 11/07/2014 Style is in the dna of italy and milano celebrates this through its fashion culture, reflected in its own unique interpretation of styling and fashion communication publishing. The multiplicity of fashion business in the city supports one of the worlds biggest fashion industries. It is in this city that styling and fashion photography was born. it is where the worlds most acclaimed fashion publicity and editorial campaigns are produced. Participants will have the opportunity to choose a fashion season, an italian brand and identify with styles and trends to build basic research that will allow them to make their own photo-shoot. Through contacts developed with showrooms, students will be able to make a coherent choice of garments and accessories in relation to the research, as real stylists do before a shoot. Milano is the home of contemporary fashion with a refined and focused outlook. Milano is renowned for making trends a reality and turning the creativity of designers into viable proposals that work in every market. week 3 • new business venture Paris > 14/07/2014 - 18/07/2014 Paris is the birthplace of fashion. Here students will look at marketing and will acquire a real taste of the business through an inspiring project. Paris is in “the business of elegance”. After carrying out research into the luxury of fashion and the city, students will create a visual business plan to launch a new line for an existing label of their choice, guided by the provision of informative seminars on contemporary fashion marketing. With the history of couture still rooted in the heart of the french fashion industry, paris combines a chic outlook with a winning formula for quality and design. The rules of fashion are created here, through an understanding and appreciation of elegance and tradition. week 4 optional extension • future fashion economy Shanghai > 21/07/2014 - 25/07/2014 Following the renowned world fashion capitals milano, paris, london and new york, shanghai claims the title of fashion capital of the East, without doubt the fashion capital of the future. The centre for production, technology and fashion innovation in the world’s new leading economy cannot be ignored and this exciting emerging culture needs to be experienced first hand.Look at what makes shanghai new and unique and what contribution it will make in the near future to the fashion industry of the world from the commercial, technological and creative prospectives. [-]