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A course in Fashion is for those who fancy beautiful and smart clothes and for those who enjoy using their imagination and talent to create these dresses, hats, footwear and all sorts of other different unique costumes. A course in Fashion will explore how fashion is connected with other concepts, such as style, fashion design and collections, as well as fashion industry and journalism.

The idea of fashion is an ancient one that can be traced thousands of years back in time. The highly respected profession of a fashion designer or a stylist requires vast knowledge in different areas. For instance, a fashion designer, a fashion journalist, or anybody else connected to fashion should be well educated in art, cultural heritage, history, aesthetic theories on one hand, and on the other – be creative and capable of coming up with individual and challenging ideas and concepts. A Course in Fashion can provide a comprehensive understanding and foundation in all of these aspects.

 

If your ambitions are to produce an original fashion collection or to become part of the fashion industry, read through the descriptions of the Course in Fashion programs below. You can find Course in Fashion programs offered by universities around the whole world. Make the step towards your future career in fashion right away!

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Introduction to Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks June 2018 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, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews. [+]

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. Duration 10 weeks (Part-time) [-]

Fashion and Styling Course

Global Edulink
Online Full time Part time 30 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

Have you got a flair for fashion and styling? Do you have an idea of what looks great? If so, this course can help you build on your innate abilities with an in-depth theory concerning comprehensive aspects of self-image, personal care, makeup, colour, and fashion’s latest trends. [+]

Do you have a passion for Fashion?

Have you got a flair for fashion and styling? Do you have an idea of what looks great? If so, this course can help you build on your innate abilities with an in-depth theory concerning comprehensive aspects of self-image, personal care, makeup, colour, and fashion’s latest trends.

The Fashion industry is huge, and having a qualification in this area can allow you to kick-start an amazing career. Whether you aim to work for a Fashion magazine or hope to become a stylist, this course will provide you with the knowledge to take the Fashion world by storm.

You could work on Fashion photo shoots, provide assistance to designers during fashion shows or become a Fashion Writer. A qualification in Fashion opens up amazing opportunities and will help you to obtain a fruitful and enjoyable career.... [-]


Coolhunting Graduate And Forescasting Trend For Fashion Industry

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 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.... [-]


Course in Pattern Making: Dart Manipulation, Lines and Basic Dress Foundation

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days December 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day workshop, students will learn to use dart manipulation to create different style elements, learn to draft different lines such as princess and baby doll and combine these elements to create a basic dress. [+]

During this 2-day workshop, students will learn to use dart manipulation to create different style elements, learn to draft different lines such as princess and baby doll and combine these elements to create a basic dress. Students will learn:

how to create dart manipulation how to create yokes how to create shoulders how to create armholes how to draft a dress

Two projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

dart sample book drafted dress

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

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Intensive 1-Year Course in Fashion Product Design

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain of a fashion product, from the original sketch design to the final creation of a garment... [+]

The Intensive Course in Fashion Product Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan prepares students to become professionals who are able to manage the entire production chain of a fashion product, from the original sketch design to the final creation of a garment.

The course aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of the advanced creative skills and practical techniques necessary to work in the fields of design (artistic representation, textile technology, colouring techniques, fabric technology, and the graphic development of sketches), pattern making (paper pattern making techniques directed mainly at womenswear) and tailoring (garment assembly using industrial machinery).

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Milan - Fashion Design & Merchandising

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Italy Milan Hong Kong + 1 more

Diversify your fashion studies with an elective course from our Italy Today Program. Courses include History, Political Science, Literature, Music, and much more. [+]

Why Milan?

Fashion is in the air in Milan. As one of the “big four” fashion capitals (along with London, New York, and Paris), Milan is home to many high-end fashion houses such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, and many others; and nearly all of the “big names” are represented. Prepare to be inspired by the Milanese standards of elegance and obsession with style—from the runway to the street.

Our Fashion Design & Merchandising Program offers a holistic fashion experience. Encounter the sources of global trends in business, design, tailoring, fabrics and materials, modeling, and marketing. Learn about the business of fashion from local experts and professors from the best universities in Milan. Join the Milanese design and tailoring scene through practicum courses at professional fashion institutes offering hands-on lessons in clothing and accessory creation.... [-]


Fashion Cool Hunting - Short Course

IFA Paris
Campus Full time July 2018 France Paris

This program is catered to anyone interested in acquiring knowledge on trend forecasting an important part of the Fashion Industry. [+]

Launch your favorite brand in Paris! This hands-on course about the business and design aspects of fashion strongly emphasizes interactivity with frequent field trips around Paris (fabric shops, retail stores, forecasting companies, museums, and more). Students will launch a foreign brand in Paris. They will identify and research the competition, choose a store location, plan marketing strategies, direct visual merchandising, choose a blogger and a brand ambassador, organize the launch event and plan media coverage and advertising. After they have worked on all business aspects of their brand, students will update a current fashion trend for the upcoming season and design a capsule collection of 10 items for the store opening. The fashion presentation will include a mood board, fabric, and silhouettes. This course is taught by Agustina Cattaneo. Agus is a freelance fashion consultant and an expert at identifying trends. With a powerful double degree as an accountant and a fashion designer and more than six years of experience in New York, she currently works independently consulting for brands and companies and developing content for social networks as an influencer and coolhunter. She also gives lectures, seminars, courses and workshops all over the world. She was born in Buenos Aires in 1981. She received her degree in Accounting from UCA (Argentinian Catholic University) and worked as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche. After a radical change of direction in her compass, she developed and drove a brand with her own name. She then studied Fashion Design at Parsons The... [-]


One Week Fashion Journalism Course

Conde Nast College
Campus Full time 1 week September 2018 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. It is suitable for anyone interested in fashion and lifestyle journalism that is keen to find out more about the media and develop their writing skills. [+]

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. It is suitable for anyone interested in fashion and lifestyle journalism that is keen to find out more about the media and develop their writing skills.

About the Course

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.... [-]


Beginners Jewellery Manufacturing Techniques

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver pendant from start to finish. [+]

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver pendant from start to finish.

Topics covered:

Piercing Filing Sanding Forming Soldering Finishing

Level: Beginners

Entry Requirements: None

Materials to be brought to course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop)

Course Dates: July 16 – 20, 2018, 10:00 – 17:00... [-]


Course in Fashion Design

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

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. [+]

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! ... [-]


Course in New Sustainable Fashion

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Italy Milan

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. [+]

New Sustainable Fashion

Crafting innovative business models through sustainability Sustainability is reshaping the rules of the game of the fashion industry. Starting the long and complex journey of integrating ethics and aesthetics into the value chain, working on responsible innovation is nowadays not just desirable but necessary. Nowadays the companies need to make a “sustainable” business model also “contemporary”, answering the needs of the Millennials and the future generations. A careful use of technology could catalyze this shift. The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices.... [-]


Oneyear Course In Jewelry Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours April 2018 Brazil São Paulo

JEWELRY DESIGN The course has been carefully crafted for professionals in the fashion industry, craftsmen, architects and designers who seek to dominate manufacturing practices, preparation and projetação. [+]

BECAUSE?

The course offers a systemic view of the jeweler market, putting in perspective factors that potentiate, organize and make feasible the strategic design. The participant will learn the most current techniques for making handmade and industrial jewels.

FOR WHOM?

Idealized for professionals or interested who want to know or to extend their knowledge in the universe of the jewels. It is aimed at those who want to work in national and international brands, as well as those who wish to undertake or improve their business.

HOW IS IT?

From the Design of Jewels and collections to the experimentation of jewelery techniques, through the knowledge of the History of Jewelery and Gems and by the management of businesses. The student will be led to an immersion in the jeweler universe, through research and practice.... [-]


Fashion & Luxury Goods Management

European School of Economics
Campus Part time 6 months Open Enrollment Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome + 6 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.... [-]


Styling

AMD Akademie Mode & Design
Campus Full time 10 months March 2019 Germany Hamburg Düsseldorf Munich Berlin + 3 more

Stylists are the secret stars of the fashion and creative industries - the visual power of images determines the attention, positioning, success and image of a brand. [+]

Stylists are the secret stars of the fashion and creative industries - the visual power of images determines the attention, positioning, success and image of a brand. The in-service styling training at AMD provides you with comprehensive insight into the fascinating world of styling, photography and production processes within 10 weeks.

Get to know stylists' practices and experiment with different styling disciplines in shootings. Based on a theoretical foundation, the conception, the project management, the compilation of the outfits or theme worlds, the creation of a lookbook and the execution of a shoot follow.

JOB PROSPECTS

Passion to work! Gain experience and references and develop a portfolio to meet the needs of potential customers in a professional and confident manner. Stylists create theme and picture worlds for products of all kinds, are experts for placements at the point of sale, are used at trade fairs and in the media. They work for brands, personalities and designers. Clients are companies, commercial film productions and photographers.... [-]


Course in Lingerie & Swimwear Design

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 12 weeks October 2018 Italy Milan + 1 more

The Lingerie & Swimwear Design Course will allow the student to acquire the ability to draw the human body preparing understanding the natural body line of a human body.

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Course in Lingerie & Swimwear Design

The Lingerie & Swimwear Design Course will allow the student to acquire the ability to draw the human body preparing to understand the natural body line of a human body. Using programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator, this course will allow you to create mood boards and technical drawings at a professional level. Learn how to present and propose your designs just like how designers would send their designs off to the factories.

Final work: Creative Final Workshop: designing a collection based on an individual theme

Course Learning Outcomes

- Use of Adobe programs: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator- Sketching techniques for design and technical drawing- Textile knowledge- Moodboard creation... [-]