Summer Course in Fashion Design Discovery

General

Program Description

This course is aimed at people who want to know more about Fashion Design or wish to possibly pursue studies in this field. Fashion design is presented through a mix of theoretical and practical short modules that will give participants a clear overview of the industry, the positions and the skills required to succeed. Modules will be complemented by visits to companies, museums, and presentations to allow participants to “feel” what fashion is about.


Course Objectives

  • Understand the structure of the fashion and textile industry from an international perspective as well as the strong link between fashion and culture
  • Discover what it takes to be a fashion designer: The creative process
  • Realize the importance of pattern making and sewing in fashion: The technical process
  • Understand the power of communication behind the product: The fashion image


Course Outcomes

  • Creation of a mini portfolio (that can be used for program admission): Mood board / Silhouette / Mini-Collection
  • Creation of a basic pattern of a skirt
  • Customization of garment


Course Modules

  • Fashion Industry Panorama - 9 hours
  • Fashion Culture - 12 hours
  • Collection Process - 18 hours
  • Technical Process - 12 hours
  • The Fashion Image - 9 hours


For more info, please see https://www.ifaparis.com/courses/summer/fashion-design-discovery

Last updated May 2020

About the School

The Paris Fashion School for Design and Business. In the words of Suzy Menkes, IFA Paris is where to “Learn the French way of seeing fashion as art.”

The Paris Fashion School for Design and Business. In the words of Suzy Menkes, IFA Paris is where to “Learn the French way of seeing fashion as art.” Read less
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