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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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Conde Nast College

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

The Condé Nast College Fashion Styling 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 styling that would like to find out more about how fashion images are created.

About the Course

During the course, students will develop ideas for a studio-based fashion shoot before going on to work with a team of industry professionals to create their own fashion images. Students will also plan and photograph a still life accessories shoot.

They will hear from fashion industry experts on a range of related subjects such as street photography, creating look-books and shopping pages, styling celebrities, and researching trends. As well as examining the work of inspiring stylists and photographers, students will also find out how agencies work, how products are sourced for shoots and the key differences between editorial and advertising work.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Istituto Marangoni - Miami

Pattern-cutters create patterns based on illustrated designs that are used in the construction of fashion garments. In this short course, participants are introduced to t ... [+]

About 3 Weeks

Pattern-cutters create patterns based on illustrated designs that are used in the construction of fashion garments. In this short course, participants are introduced to the most important elements of pattern cutting techniques, focusing on cut and construction in garment making, providing participants with key pattern-cutting skills that may be applied to basic garment construction, as well as seeking new perspectives in cut via a vocational approach to learning.

This dynamic short course focuses on the analysis of the image and the development of style. From the definition of fashion moods to the importance of accessories, participants will evaluate aspects related to traits of the body and learn how to enhance and complement physical characteristics. They will work on the development of an individual style through the construction of a ‘total look’ and capture it in a photo shoot via a vocational learning approach.... [-]

USA Miami
September 2019
3 weeks
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 ... [+]

Best Courses in Fashion 2019.

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 2019
Part-time
3 years
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
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Accademia del Lusso

Course objectives: to prepare students in the English language, introduce them to Made in Italy, and provide them with knowledge of some important elements of the fashion ... [+]

Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October.

Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan.

Course objectives

To prepare students in the English language, introduce them to Made in Italy, and provide them with knowledge of some important elements of the fashion and luxury system.... [-]

Italy Milan
July 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
European School of Economics

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 ... [+]

Brilliant and successful managers across the world devote their time, knowledge and creativity to what is coined as the fashion and luxury industry. It is now your turn to join a timeless and innovative sector, filled with the very means to bring you unyielding success.

The European School of Economics prides itself in the assurance that our students will gain insider knowledge of industry strategies on a global level, in addition to a strong grasp of key business skills within the magic world of fashion and luxury.

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.... [-]

Italy Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London Rome  + 4 More
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 months
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
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IFA Paris

Are robots going to take over? Is artificial intelligence going to eradicate jobs within fashion? Is the fashion industry ever going to catch up with digital innovation? ... [+]

Campuses: Paris Duration: 5 days / 30 hours Format: Intensive Language: English Intake: April 2019, July 2019 Tuition Fee: €1,500 Limited to: 15 students per class

Are robots going to take over? Is artificial intelligence going to eradicate jobs within fashion? Is the fashion industry ever going to catch up with digital innovation? These are just some of the burning questions that will be examined on this unique short course at IFA Paris. Blending theoretical and practical learning together within the disciplines of fashion and technology, your one-week intense journey will introduce you to the latest innovations that are disrupting the fashion industry. You will be guided through a series of debates to expand your analytical and critical thinking, as well as the opportunity to get hands-on with machinery and software to ignite your creativity and technical skillset. You will explore and see technology themes such as 3D printing, fashion computer science, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence.... [-]

France Paris
July 2019
Full-time
5 days
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
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan

Through the Fall Semester in Jewelry Design students acquire the basic skills in order to comprehend the profession of designing and creating jewelry objects. The educati ... [+]

Through the Fall Semester in Jewelry Design students acquire the basic skills in order to comprehend the profession of designing and creating jewelry objects. The educational path is sketched out so to help students to understand and acquire a working knowledge of jewelry artistry, from cultural notions related to the history of jewelry and the jewelry manufacturing techniques, up to the methodology and the designing of jewels.

Description

Schedule: Lessons run from Monday to Friday morning and/or afternoon.

Level and prerequisites: This course is intended for motivated students interested in learning the fundamentals of jewelry design and wish to pursue further study or a career in the field.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
18 weeks
Campus
FDModa - LCI 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 need ... [+]

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.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
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 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
16 months
Campus
Accademia Riaci

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

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.... [-]

Italy Florence
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
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
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 weeks
Campus
LaSalle College Vancouver

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent t ... [+]

Fashioning a Future

“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life,” famed street fashion photographer Bill Cunningham famously said. The Fashion Design Diploma program is an excellent fit for those who see fabric as so much more than clothes. LaSalle College Vancouver’s Fashion program prepares students to thrive in the burgeoning fashion industry.

Students learn the fundamentals of fashion design, including tailoring, flat pattern drafting, draping, textiles and computer pattern drafting, from instructors who have worked first-hand in the business.

Course Objectives

The Fashion Design program offers the ability to transform design ideas into garments and accessories as well as knowledge of the business side of the fashion industry.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
1500 hours
Campus