Course in Fashion

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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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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.... [-]


Three Year Course In Fashion Design

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Milan

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. 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Course in Fashion Law

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Milan + 1 more

Managing Fashion & Luxury companies requires a deep understanding of the legal framework that is characterizing the core internal processes of the companies, as well as the relations with clients and other external parties. [+]

Course in Fashion Law

Legal knowledge and practice for fashion Managing Fashion & Luxury companies requires a deep understanding of the legal framework that is characterizing the core internal processes of the companies, as well as the relations with clients and other external parties. Thanks to the participation of both academics and industry insiders, the "Fashion Law" course will focus on the introduction of the main fashion business models and the processes of collection and product development, in order to concentrate on the key industry-based legal issues from a practical point of view:

brand protection and different typologies of trademarks' protection, as well as other intellectual property rights that can be used to protect fashion creations and models; fashion negotiation and specific agreements for the industry; supply chain issues: from advertising to the digital fashion processes; the “made in” discipline, the crime issues such as brands and products counterfeiting and fashion forgery. ... [-]

Fashion Cool Hunting - Short Course

IFA Paris
Campus Full time July 2019 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... [-]


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.... [-]


High Jewelery Course

EBJ - Escola Brasileira De Joalheria
Campus Part time March 2019 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Here we will teach all kinds of high jewelery pieces, chatons, solitaires, ring maracanã and others. [+]

In this module the student needs a certain knowledge / practice of banking.

Here we will teach all kinds of high jewelery pieces, chatons, solitaires, ring maracanã and others.

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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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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.... [-]


Fashion Design Course

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

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

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 ... [-]

Jewelry Making & Jewelry Design Course

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Italy Florence

The Jewelry department focuses on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith.

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One Year/ Semester Course

The Jewelry department focus on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith.

Through our programs and customized instructions - according to each participant’s level and goal - we encourage students to explore and develop their own expressive style, elaborating self-directed projects and research. Projects encompass conventional formats, such as brooches, rings and earrings, as well as experimental designs, both wearable and non-wearable. Students will also be introduced to business practice, necessary to start up their new professional career.

In the Jewelry Making course, students will discover and learn how to translate their inner creativity and conceptual style into three-dimensional forms to create unique objects. They will master a variety of techniques, including: sawing, filing, soldering, casting, forging and stone setting. Moreover, we offer you the unique chance to learn the traditional art of “Incisione” (Florentine-style engraving). The study will not be limited to traditional materials, but can also incorporate items such as beads, plastics, glass and found objects.... [-]


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.... [-]


Milan - Fashion Design & Merchandising

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 3 months January 2019 Italy Milan

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.... [-]


Clothing Design & Construction

Inscape Education Group Dubai
Campus Part time 16 weeks February 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

This course will introduce you to a world of fashion. Course contents include; an introduction to fashion drawing and concept of the 9 head figure. [+]

Course overview

This course will introduce you to a world of fashion. Course contents include; an introduction to fashion drawing and concept of the 9 head figure. Basic clothing design and pattern making. Conventional sewing techniques and the various characteristics and properties of various fabrics. You will also spend some time on the history of both fashion and costume design. Your final modules will focus on one larger project where you will design and develop patterns for your own garment. You will also learn to digitize your designs with an accessible open source software.

Course Details

Starting date

February 2019

Part Time Face to Face Learning:

8 sessions per module, 1hr 45min each, 4 times per week for 16 weeks Module 1 to 8 – Coursework Practical – assignment based Module 9 – Software Training: CAD for Fashion (included at no cost) ... [-]

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.... [-]


Course in Pattern Making: Bustier

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

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how create a bustier. Students will work on techniques such as block making, test and fittings, cup creating and sewing. [+]

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how create a bustier. Students will work on techniques such as block making, test and fittings, cup creating and sewing. Student will learn how to:

how to change necklines how to create a pattern how to edit fit how to make a balconette bustier how to make a demi cup

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

Muslin bustier Balconette bustier Demi cup

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

Day 1

Introduction to bustiers, different styles and options. Sweetheart Demi cup Balconette Working from a Basic block Checking the fit of a basic block Adjusting it for tighter fitting bodices Drawing design lines on a muslin Creating a basic sweetheart bustier Working from the basic block we transfer design lines and shaping to create a sweetheart bustier Test and fitting Test and fit your bustier, tips and tricks for getting the perfect fit. ... [-]