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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.

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.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

For all those who are interested in studying Fashion and latest trends Milan is the best place to go. It has all the good training institutions which provide good quality education at a reasonable cost. University of Milan and Polytechnic University of Milan are some of the well-known universities.

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Fashion jewelry - Fall Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 15 weeks September 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Jewelry semester is a unique opportunity for students interested in a future in the field to develop the technical skills and knowledge base that are necessary to be a creative and professional success. The program trains students in project design by focusing on the technical skills and methodologies that are necessary to take an initial concept, study its feasibility and develop a final collection. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The jewelry designer is an interpreter of “hidden” signs. Their heightened sensitivity to aesthetics and intuition allows them to translate the symbolic language of the body and behavior into tangible objects and shapes. If jewelry is the physical representation of these symbols, then the pieces one chooses to wear reflect one’s individual values. The capacity to recognize symbols and transform them into a concrete aesthetic form is crucial for the jewelry designer. The semester is focused on theoretical studies as well as practice-based modules on designing and project realization. That reinforces the necessity methodology to design a collection and will offer the practical skills and tools for them to express their creativity and to realize their designs. Students enrolling in semester programs at the IED have the option to extend to a full “Academic Year / One Year” program by adding an additional semester or they can opt for the Two City Option by enrolling in an additional semester at another IED location offering semester programs. Currently only IED Florence and Milan offer this option. This semester program is open to current students, graduates and professionals seeking to define or acquire new skills and perspective. IED is able to provide further information regarding course content, facilities and faculty upon request. IED facilitates students spending a semester or academic year abroad by facilitating credit transfer in collaboration with the student’s home institution. [-]

Fashion design - Collection building - Spring Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 15 weeks February 2018 Italy Milan

Fall semester - The IED Milan Fashion Design – Collection Building semester offers students the possibility to refine and utilize high-level technical and methodological skills in the completion of completed personal designs in menswear, womenswear and knitwear. Completion of this program can facilitate further study or professional opportunities in the multifaceted fashion industry. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Focuses on the acquisition and development of design, knitting and tailoring techniques as well as an in-depth study of textiles in order to complete a “creative” collection project in menswear, womenswear and knitwear. The semester is divided between practical courses covering technique and form such as drawing, knitwear, tailoring, materials and patternmaking and individual modules for the specific collection projects. This program is intended for those with basic knowledge and skills in fashion design, good freehand drawing skills and mastery of Photoshop and Illustrator. The “project work” semester is structured around courses that introduce the Italian design system, understanding company and marketing dynamics, analyzing current trends in interior design in terms of language, and understanding form and materials. Students will use their analytical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop and complete a hands-on design project as a final semester work. The IED approach offers students the unique opportunity to work directly with industry professionals as part of their academic experience and professional development thanks to long-standing relationships with Italian fashion and design industry leaders. This semester program is open to current students, graduates and professionals seeking to define or acquire new skills and perspective. IED is able to provide further information regarding course content, facilities and faculty upon request. IED facilitates students spending a semester or academic year abroad by facilitating credit transfer in collaboration with the student’s home institution. [-]

Fashion design - Research and creativity - Fall Semester

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Italy Milan

The Creative Collections semester is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The Creative Collections semester is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. The Creative Collections semester focuses on three main objectives: - The acquisition of a multidisciplinary methodology needed to produce a collection; - Application of the expression languages and representation tools of the industry; - Master the fundamental skills and techniques necessary to design clothing collections and to supervise technical development, choice of fabrics and coordination. The “project work” semester is structured around courses that introduce the Italian design system, understanding company and marketing dynamics, analyzing current trends in interior design in terms of language, and understanding form and materials. Students will use their analytical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop and complete a hands-on design project as a final semester work. The IED approach offers students the unique opportunity to work directly with industry professionals as part of their academic experience and professional development thanks to long-standing relationships with Italian fashion and design industry leaders. Students enrolling in semester programs at the IED have the option to extend to a full Academic Year program by adding an additional semester either in the same field or different discipline or they can opt for the Two City Option by enrolling in an additional semester at another IED location offering semester programs. Currently only IED... [-]

Fashion design - Academic year - Fall intake

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Milan
Campus Full time 30 weeks September 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Design - Academic Year program enables students to experiment and master the basic tools of design. Theoretical lessons are enhanced by creative workshops, visits to firms, trade fairs and industrial events and seminars with industry professionals as well as portfolio building and project work. The program highlights “Made in Italy” innovation, tradition and systems. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The Spring Building a Collection semester program is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. The objective of the “trend” semester is to deepen the student’s understanding of the “Italian design system” from the management and design methodology perspective. Course content and site visits focus on building a solid analytical and theoretical base in order to interpret and understand trends. The Fall Creative Collections semester is conceived and structured as a comprehensive overview of the Italian leaders in fashion and textile design: professionals, companies, trademarks, events and trade fairs connected with the world of style. The “project work” semester is structured around courses aimed at introducing the Italian design system, understanding company and marketing dynamics, and analyzing current trends in interior design in terms of language, form and materials. Students will use their analytical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop and complete a hands-on design project as a final semester work. This Fashion Design - Academic Year is open to current students, graduates and professionals seeking to define or acquire new skills and perspective. IED is able to provide further information regarding course content, facilities and faculty upon request. IED facilitates students spending a semester or academic year abroad by facilitating credit transfer in collaboration with the student’s home institution. [-]

Course in Photography and Fashion

Istituto Italiano di Fotografia
Campus Full time 60 hours July 2017 Italy Milan

This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emphasizing both technical photography skills and fashion industry insight, this course gives the student a well rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. To provide the student a real ‘insider’ perspective, this course also includes interactions with established fashion photographers, fashion designers, fashion magazines and modeling agencies. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. With our Early Booking campaign you can obtain a 15% discount on the course fee if you make the full payment by February 28th 2017. This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emphasizing both technical photography skills and fashion industry insight, this course gives the student a well rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. To provide the student a real ‘insider’ perspective, this course also includes interactions with established fashion photographers, fashion designers, fashion magazines and modeling agencies. Offered by: Istituto Italiano di Fotografia (IIF) & Istituto di Moda Burgo (IMB) Location: Milan, Italy Frequency: 2 weeks, 5 days per week (Monday-Friday) Hours of Instruction: 60 hours in total (each day of instruction consists of morning and afternoon sessions) Morning session hours: 9:30-12:30 Afternoon session hours: 14:00-17:00 Language of Instruction: English (there will also be a English speaking tutor present during lessons) Topics: Understand the key concepts and styles of Fashion Photography Learn lighting and exposure used in Fashion, including studio and natural (on location) lighting Learn shooting techniques and management of a fashion shoot Conduct a Fashion Shoot in studio and on location Learn about fashion styles and trends Learn about hair and make-up for fashion Learn about fashion collections, the structuring, timing and themes Learn about brand charter and what this means... [-]

Course in Trend Forecasting

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan + 1 more

The Mood & Fashion Trend Forecasting Course will allow students to learn how to plan a product in relation to current trends. From the colour to the fabric to the silouhettes and the target concepts in relation to the fashion trends. The course requires to student become familiar with Photoshop & Internet researching trends. [+]

Course in Trend Forecasting

The Mood & Fashion Trend Forecasting Course will allow students to learn how to plan a product in relation to current trends. From the colour to the fabric to the silouhettes and the target concepts in relation to the fashion trends. The course requires to student become familiar with Photoshop & Internet researching trends. The student will collect information trough Internet - will make mood boards & written brief, to demonstrate their own interpretations of a theme and/or trend.

 

Course Learning Outcomes

- Gain knowledge by researching & presenting fashion trends using Photoshop & Internet- Gain ability to present portfolio in a professional way- Learn fashion collection planning... [-]


Course in Digital Communication for Fashion

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Italy Milan

This course looks at the impact of new technologies in fashion communication and investigate the use of new media within fashion and luxury industries. It provides knowledge and skills in the use of 2.0 and 3.0 web resources that allow to reorient the communication of fashion, traditionally operating in a top-down model, towards the use of bottom-up and peer to peer models. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. Course in Digital Communication for Fashion New online-offline strategies to marketing and communication campaigns. Promoting what is fashionable and making products desirable is the work of the fashion promotion and communications expert. With the rise of digital technology and mass availability of powerful digital tools, such professional activity has evolved. In particular at a time in which the span between initial idea and actual apparel delivery is shorter than ever, digital skills and competences in manging fashion communication have become more crucial than ever. This course looks at the impact of new technologies in fashion communication and investigate the use of new media within fashion and luxury industries. It provides knowledge and skills in the use of 2.0 and 3.0 web resources that allow to reorient the communication of fashion, traditionally operating in a top-down model, towards the use of bottom-up and peer to peer models. Particular emphasis is given to strategies fashion companies put into practice in order to find the right balance between conventional or digital marketing and communication campaigns and to innovative tools aimed at managing the online-offline integration. Key facts Co-Directors of the course: Prof. Carla Lunghi and Prof. Silvia Mazzucotelli Salice Start of registration: February 21st 2017 End of registration: June 9th 2017 Lectures’ start: July 3rd 2017 Lectures’ end: July 21th 2017 Duration: 3 weeks, 15 days, from Monday to Friday, for a total of 80 lecture hours Frequency: 80% of overall classes is the minimum... [-]

Course in The Italian System: from Fashion to Design

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Italy Milan

During the course "The Italian System: from Fashion to Design" we will study the synergistic roles that the areas of fashion marketing play within companies in the implementation of the most appropriate strategies to design new types of products. [+]

Course in The Italian System: from Fashion to Design New B2B and B2C strategies for design, production, communication and distribution. From Fashion, to Design and Lifestyle. Nowadays the role of culture, know how, and the ability to transmit the distinctive value of products and services have become more and more important. This does not end just in the final brand, but it is made up of a sequence of values, from the design to the selection of raw materials and product engineering until its release on the market. An overview that puts suppliers, contractors and licensees in the foreground, enhancing its contribution of quality and distinctiveness and providing them with opportunities of visibility as protagonists of a network of values. Reinforcing the concept of 'Italianità' (italianness) means coming back to the multifaceted repertoire of knowledge, genius, but above all calculation: to build on our culture, our meticulousness, our experience, our thinking. In order to continue seducing the new rich markets with inimitable and non-replicable results it is important to move from the traditional but a little watered down label of “Made in Italy” to a more modern and al-emblracing one: “From Italy”. Moving from the experience of Showcase Country to the one of Atelier Country. Key facts Co-Directors of the course: Marco Turinetto and Susanne Kreuzer Tutor of the course: Silvia Festa Start of registration: February 1st 2017 End of registration: June 9th 2017 Lectures’ start: July 3rd 2017 Lectures’ end: July 21st 2017 Duration: 3 weeks, 15 days, from... [-]

Course in Fashion Law

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks September 2017 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 Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. 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. The course will be constantly carried out with practical cases (litigations, contacts, benchmarks and simulations with managers and lawyers of the fashion industry) and concluded with final mock trials. The setting is Milan, the Italian and European fashion capital, combining together fashion companies and legal offices supporting the industry. Key facts Co-Directors: Maria Lillà Montagnani e Nicola Guerini Industry - Advisor: Avv. Michelangela Verardi Start of registration: 13 February 2017 End of registration: 28 July 2017 Lectures’ start: 18 September 2017 Lectures' end: 6 October 2017 Duration: 3 weeks, 15... [-]

Course in New Sustainable Fashion

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 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. Key facts Director of the course: prof. Francesca Romana Rinaldi Start of registration: 19 December, 2016 End of registration: 5 June, 2017 Lectures’ start: 7 July, 2017 Lecture’s end: 27 July, 2017 Duration:3 weeks, 15 days, from Monday till Friday, for a total of 80 lecture hours Frequency: 80% of overall classes is the minimum required to get the certificate Location: Milan, Campus Bovisa Politecnico Value of the course: 2.400€ A reduction of the economic value equal to the 20% for Students and Alumni MFI is provided, while seats last. The Course is completely in English. During the whole course an Italian - English bilingual Teaching Assistant is available for both Italian and foreign students. Course Description The short course “New Sustainable Fashion” aims at sharing with the... [-]

Marketing & Communication for Luxury

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Marketing & Communication for Luxury Summer Campus’ focus is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the luxury market and introduce them to key marketing and communication concepts in relation to this complex field. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. Planning marketing and communication strategies for a luxury brand means being able to effectively convey a brand’s values and identity, maintaining a market position consistent with the uniqueness and exclusivity, intrinsic in luxury goods. The Marketing & Communication for Luxury Summer Campus’ focus is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the luxury market and introduce them to key marketing and communication concepts in relation to this complex field. The course will take an in-depth look at positioning and target audience theories and will analyse specific case studies of marketing and communication strategies adopted by the most renowned luxury brands. PROGRAMME Week 1 Introduction and analysis of the concept of luxury: different understandings of luxury through place and time variables Luxury as means of communication: metaphor of the image projected towards the surroundings Communication: strongest campaigns, testimonials and celebrity gossip Fashion luxury system: general analysis, strengths and criticalities Brand segmentation: international panorama and key factors of competition Week 2 Analysis of the positioning of reference markets Placement strategies based on speci c target customers Analysis of luxury product distribution: new formats and the evolution of distribution and market potential of the ve main sales channels (retail, wholesale, travel retail, factory outlets and online sales) [-]

Fashion Image Consulting

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Image Consulting Summer Campus is designed to develop tools and skills that will help students to work in image consultancy. [+]

The perception that others have of us de nes our image and in uences the effectiveness of our relationships and our reputation. Image consulting aims to communicate effectively one’s personal identity and improve one’s image and reputation, selecting the most appropriate aesthetical and behavioral elements to the particular individual and his objectives. The Fashion Image Consulting Summer Campus is designed to develop tools and skills that will help students to work in image consultancy. During the course students will acquire an excellent understanding of the codes of elegance and good taste, learning to develop appropriate solutions based on the client’s position, situation, physical qualities and personality. PROGRAMME Week 1 Discovering elegance: an exciting journey across the history of fashion and its unforgettable fashion icons Fashion culture: analysis of the most important fashion designers’ collections and the style that made them famous Personal style: form of communication and social affirmation Creating a personal style: analysis of personality, body proportions and personal objectives Accessories: the final touch that makes the difference Week 2 Selecting and buying: learn to recognise the quality of fabrics, styles and finishing while identifying the appropriate attire for any occasion Conduct and etiquette to enhance the public image The fashion image consultant: instruments and competencies The personal shopper: instruments and competencies Final project: developing your own book of trends and style [-]

Fashion Journalism

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The universe of fashion is in constant evolution and this evolution gains a special value when shared by clients and potential customers. The fashion journalist’s main challenge is to translate fashion and its creativity in a universal language without losing a single nuance of its fascination. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. Magazines, social medias and blogs are essential communication and idea-sharing tools in fashion. The universe of fashion is in constant evolution and this evolution gains a special value when shared by clients and potential customers. The fashion journalist’s main challenge is to translate fashion and its creativity in a universal language without losing a single nuance of its fascination. A high priest of the mysteries of fashion who reveals and in uences with art and sensitivity. The Fashion Journalism Summer Campus will enable students to combine the love of writing with the interest in fashion and acquire the skills to become a fashion journalist using different media formats. Students will also gain understanding of the fashion world, developing their own critical thinking. PROGRAMME Week 1 Fashion journalism and its contemporary evolution Differences between online fashion journalists and fashion bloggers The most important fashion weeks in the world Fashion magazines: international overview Magazines and brands websites The formats: advertisements, editorials and advertorials Week 2 Magazine and brands: communication context Professional ethics fundamentals The articles: the review of a fashion show The “shopping column” Lifestyle articles The fashion oriented interview [-]

Fashion Buying

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Fashion Buying Summer Campus’ focus is to develop key buying skills, encourage students to take an in depth look at the secrets of this fascinating career and acquire basic knowledges of textiles, materials, production process and production times. [+]

Fashion buyers are fashion experts, managing the purchase of products going to be distributed to the stores network. Their job is to select an assortment of garments that must be coherent with the distributors’ identity and clients. It is a complex profession that requires good interpersonal skills, an in depth knowledge of trends and a keen aesthetic sense. The Fashion Buying Summer Campus’ focus is to develop key buying skills, encourage students to take an in-depth look at the secrets of this fascinating career and acquire basic knowledge of textiles, materials, production process and production times. PROGRAMME Week 1 Luxury market: clients, products, services, window displays, communication, icons Benchmarking: comparative evaluation of the reference market, analysis of trends and fashion weeks Research methods: cool hunters & bloggers, trade shows The role of buyers in today’s fashion market Week 2 Qualitative and quantitative analysis of products Analysis of target consumers The importance of visual merchandising in sale strategies Case studies Buying strategies: purchase scheduling, sales analysis and planning, budget management The category-wise buying plan: total look, ready to wear, accessories Final project [-]

Luxury Shoes Design

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Italy Milan

The Luxury Shoes Design Summer Campus is designed to allow students to fully “immerse” themselves in the realities of shoe making and understand the dynamics and inner tasks of this sector. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion in Milan in Italy. Shoes, symbols par excellence of feminine allure and sensuality are one of the most important fashion accessories; over time, they have also become vitally important for men as well. Objects of desire and passion, shoes can celebrate and complement the look and personality of the person wearing them. However, creating fashion footwear requires technical and design skills, creativity, and a solid knowledge of fashion and market trends. The Luxury Shoes Design Summer Campus is designed to allow students to fully “immerse” themselves in the realities of shoe making and understand the dynamics and inner tasks of this sector. During the course, students will develop the basic skills for the technical development of the model, analyzing design techniques, shapes, silhouettes, and structure, with an in depth study of footwear history, trends and materials. PROGRAMME Week 1 Fashion trends & markets analysis of luxury accessories Historical research: explore and exploit past fashion trends Creative research: learn how to nd inspiration for designs from art and nature, when travelling, in films and literature Analysis of target consumers The planning of a collection: preliminary layout, organisation and development of a luxury shoe collection Week 2 Workshop: introduction to digital design software Preparation of the luxury shoes collection book: materials, shapes, structure, technical sheets Presentation of the final project [-]