Uptodate Fashion Academy - besides being the first international Academy to offer qualified, innovating and formative paths of undisputed value, it is a place where Fashion & Beauty find their perfect fusion, guaranteeing qualification and updating on trends and aiming at the complete customer satisfaction. Uptodate is a veritable case of Italian excellence.

Uptodate Fashion Academy is the leader in the world of fashion and beauty studies. Founded on a newconcept incorporating creativity, professionalism, and trend research. Uptodate Fashion Academy is the heart of MIlan, the fashion capital of the world, established in 2001 with a mission of providing the highest level of trend knowledge and training to guide the emerging professionals into the world of Fashion and Beauty.

Method and Vision

The trend-setter - in fashion, beauty, design and style - is confronted with the "prevailing" currents, but sets his own goal which becomes attractive for the trend already following these currents.

Certificates

ISO 9001/2000 Quality Certificate

This school also offers:

Courses

Uptodate Fashion Academy

These courses teach the transition of styles through the decades, from practical to impractical and from traditional to the fashion on the future. ... [+]

Advance Fashion Hair-Styling

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Hair-styling uses a wide variety of advanced techniques and fashion trends to create certain appearances. Throughout the decades styles have changed drastically, although, the more classic styles still remain to this day.These courses teach the transition of styles through the decades, from practical to impractical and from traditional to the fashion on the future.

Course Program

- Photographers influence on hairstyles - History of hair-styling - Fashion hair-styling during the earlier periods - Fashion hair-styling during the forties - Fashion hair-styling during the fifties - Fashion hair-styling during the sixties - Fashion hair-styling during the seventies - Fashion hair-styling during the eighties - Fashion hair-styling during the nineties... [-]

Italy Milan
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Make-up today is a very important factor of the total look and application has always been a popular activity that attracts much interest worldwide from the conventional ... [+]

Advance Fashion Make-up

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Make-up today is a very important factor of the total look and application has always been a popular activity that attracts much interest worldwide from the conventional methods to the extravagant.

Whilst it can be applied for mere enjoyment, professional application of make up calls for more indepth knowledge of the most advanced techniques as well as the fascinating history of make up throughout the centuries.

Course Program

- Fashion make-up throughout time - The ‘900: 1920 and black and white cinema - Make-up history: the Thirties, Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo - Make-up history: the Forties, Joan Crawford and Rita Hayworth - Make-up history: the Fifties, Marilyn Monroe - Make-up history: the Sixties, Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot - Make-up history: the Seventies, The new superstars Twiggy and Veruscka- Make-up history: the Eighties and Nineties, Madonna, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer... [-]

Italy Milan
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The fusion of two worlds together univocally narrates an image. Styling, trends, make-up, hairstyling, portfolio are some of the teachings that compose this innovative an ... [+]

Beauty Styling

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Beauty Styling represents the future.The fusion of two worlds together univocally narrates an image. Styling, trends, make-up, hairstyling, portfolio are some of the teachings that compose this innovative and revolutionary fashion “container”.

Unique fil rouge that narrates and communicates how fashion needs the introduction of multifaceted, professional figures that are technical and creative at the same time.Method and style, technique and innovation, fashion and beauty. Characteristics of the professional figure of a Beauty Stylist. Sensitive and perceptual, able to recognize the trends of the market and introduce new looks; able to handle photographic shoots, lights, choreography, make-up and cooperate with a team of specialists on all levels to bring about a great unique added value under the spotlights and to the biggest Fashion Shows in the world.... [-]

Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

This course aims at preparing students to become professional Beauty Lookmakers, a figure in the fashion world able to create and personalize every look. ... [+]

Beauty Lookmaker

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

This course aims at preparing students to become professional Beauty Lookmakers, a figure in the fashion world able to create and personalize every look.

The course provides the tools and knowledge of make-up and hair-styling.

Course Program

o Fashion Make-Up Specialist- Fashion Fundamental Make-up- Advance Fashion Make-up- Fashion Make-up Trend Portfolioo Fashion Hair-Styling Specialist- Fashion Fundamental Hair-Styling - Advance Fashion Hair-Styling- Fashion Hair-Styling Trend Portfolio

Beauty Lookmaker offers a 6 months course including Fashion Make-Up Specialist and Fashion Hair Styling Specialist.... [-]

Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
6 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Discovering the appeal of fashion trends, investigating the styles and looks that are going to influence the catwalks in the coming seasons are the core skills and compet ... [+]

Fashion Trend & Cool hunting

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Discovering the appeal of fashion trends, investigating the styles and looks that are going to influence the catwalks in the coming seasons are the core skills and competencies of the cool hunter.The analysis and study of fashion trends involve a deep knowledge of the sector and very strong powers of observation. The cool hunter observes, examines shop windows, attends exhibitions, new clubs and bars. The work of the cool hunter involves understanding and perceiving the system of aesthetic values in all consumer categories and profiles, providing fashion companies with information and indications on what consumers would like.... [-]

Italy Milan
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Hair-styling today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the hair styling expresses the image of the individual and how well this person is in line with t ... [+]

Fashion Fundamental Hair-Styling

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Hair-styling today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the hair styling expresses the image of the individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion trends.

The course consists of the basic techniques of the fashion hair-styling today.

Course Program

- Hair styling tools - Fashion Cut & Coloring - How the work station should be organized - Straight, curly, and raised hair - Wigs - Extensions - Hair styles and ornaments for brides

Fashion Fundamental Hair-Styling is a one month course

Attendance:Monday, Wednesday and Friday09:30 - 12:30Tuesday and Thursday09:30 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 17:00144 hours(102 h. classroom and project work)... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Make-up today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the makeup expresses the image of an individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion t ... [+]

Fashion Fundamental Make-up

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Make-up today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the makeup expresses the image of an individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion trends.

The course consists of the basic techniques of the fashion make-up today.

Course Program

- Make-up tools, products, and the make-up station - Chromatology and the theory of colours - The base, the foundation, and correctors - Study of the face and analysis of the typologies - Eye make-up: border, shade - Preparation for make-up practice - The use of the eyelash curler - Mascara - The eyebrow design - The mouth: contour, the selection of the lip liner, the lipstick - The blush - The use of artificial eyelashes - Contact lenses - Bridal make-up - Camouflage - Ethnic make-up: make-up on oriental persons and dark skins... [-]

Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The stylist is a professional with an exceptional sense of fashion, who is able to create a style that is immediately identifiable and recognizable. ... [+]

Fashion Fundamental Styling

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The stylist is a professional with an exceptional sense for fashion, who is able to create a style that is immediately identifiable and recognizable.

The stylist works with fashion designers at fashion shows or events for the presentation of collections.The stylist manages the image of the collection, matching clothes with accessories and details, showcasing the designer’s work.

The stylist plays a key role during fashion shoots or shows, transferring the mood and the interpretation to the photographer, models, make-up artist and hairstylists, studying the right setting. He looks for accessories and defines the right outfits and their combinations.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The Fashion Hair-styling Specialist course is a natural evolution of a profession and of an art that expresses aesthetic values aims to complete a fashion concept. ... [+]

Fashion Hair-Styling Specialist

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The Fashion Hair-styling Specialist course is a natural evolution of a profession and of an art that expresses aesthetic values aims to complete a fashion concept.

The course is comprehensive and complete; it consists of three parts; fundamental, advanced and Trend Hair-styling.This program is highly specialized for students to learn the technique of immediate impact.

The objectives of the course are to provide the tools and to enhance the skills necessary for preparation of the actual trend of Hair-Styling and the construction of a portfolio for own presentation to agencies and editorials.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge. ... [+]

Fashion Hair-Styling Trend Portfolio

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge.

This will guide them through preparation of their hair-styling portfolio for presentation to agencies and publishers.

Course Program

- Image research for a continuous update - Relationship with clients, photographers, stylists, and models - Choosing an image, realizing it, and finishing it - The current fashion hair-styles (catwalks and fashion magazines) - Hair-styling trends - Wigs to use in a photographic set or during a catwalk - Portfolio preparation - The research and the contact with the agency - The new frontier of tricks: computer enhanced hair-styling - Visiting a professor: a freelance fashion hair-stylist... [-]

Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The Image Consultants design and develop a unique image of success for their clients (individuals, image professionals, and corporations). ... [+]

Fashion Image Consulting

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The Image Consultants design and develop a unique image of success for their clients (individuals, image professionals, and corporations).

Individual image consulting includes the analysis of the personality, body type, clothing, communication style (from verbal to expressions), colour analysis, current work wardrobe, and age.

Corporate Image consultant analyses problems that may prevent the success or slows down the growth. Problems may be relating to personnel, physical ambience, and business ethics.

Course Program

Image analysis, re-definition, and improvement Colour analysis Chromatic types based on seasons Body and facial shape Hair styles and make up Posture and mannerisms Analysis and organization of the wardrobe Deciding a budget for the purchase of a wardrobe Brands that can build the customers style Choosing perfume ... [-]
Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The Fashion Make-up specialist course is a natural evolution of a profession and of an art that expresses aesthetic values aimed at completing a fashion concept. ... [+]

Fashion Make-up Specialist

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The Fashion Make-up specialist course is a natural evolution of a profession and of an art that expresses aesthetic values aimed at completing a fashion concept.

The course is comprehensive and complete; it consists of three parts; fundamental, advanced and Trend make-up.This program is highly specialized for students to learn the technique of immediate impact.

The objectives of the course are to provide the tools and to enhance the skills necessary for the preparation of the actual trend of make-up and the construction of a portfolio for own presentation to agencies and editorials.

... [-]
Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge. This will guide them through the preparation of their mak ... [+]

Fashion Make-up Trend Portfolio

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge.This will guide them through preparation of their make-up portfolio for presentation to agencies and publishers.

Course Program

- Make-up for fashion shows and photography - The new frontier of tricks: virtual beauty through computers - Photography make-up project: Make-up for the runway - Cosmetic campaign photography project - Chromatic effect photography project - Photographic make-up project: the doll - Photographic make-up: the graphics - Photographic make-up: dramatic effect - Portfolio presentation and building agency contacts... [-]

Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

A Personal Shopper is a figure that was fashioned in the USA in the nineties and established some years later in the main Italian cities, especially in Milan. ... [+]

Fashion Personal shopper

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

A Personal Shopper is a figure that was fashioned in the USA in the nineties and established some years later in the main Italian cities, especially in Milan.

The mission of the Personal Shopper is to optimize client’s time by guiding them to invest time and money in the best way to buy suitable clothing and accessories and to be aware of the latest trends.

Course Program

- Professional clothing - Accessories: how to define their value and importance - Meeting the client: how to develop a strong and deep relationship - Personal shopper’s “friends”: dealers, hotel concierges, restaurant managers - Key word for a personal shopper: being always updated - Visiting a professor: a personal shopper working in Milan - Choosing clothing and accessories according to client’s budget and personality - Outdoor visit among the fashion streets of Milan - Clothing psychology - Fashion brands: prêt-à-porter, haute couture, concept store, malls, outlets, and markets - Fashion and “musts” in the fashion system - Beauty and the small and great events to follow and suggest... [-]

Italy Milan
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Fashion photography is definitely one of the most exciting and fascinating areas of the fashion world. Fashion photography requires knowledge of certain processes, ... [+]

Fashion Photography

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Fashion photography is definitely one of the most exciting and fascinating areas of the fashion world. Fashion photography requires knowledge of certain processes, not only technical but also creative and commercial. Without these processes it would be impossible to compete with other professional and aspiring photographers.

Fashion photography is without a doubt one of the most important presentational tools. Uptodate Fashion Academy offers an updated version in style and form. Its evening course proposes an enriched syllabus for passionate fashion photographers - a passion which when associated with specific techniques will produce talented professional fashion photographers.... [-]

Italy Milan
January 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The course teaches all the principles needed to define an advertising plan, developing campaigns, organizing presentations. ... [+]

Fashion PR & Marketing Communication

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Communicating fashion means representing it through images, events, language, media.

The course teaches all the principles needed to define an advertising plan, developing campaigns, organising presentations.

Course Program

- Corporate image - Advertising strategies - Corporate and institutional communication - Contemporary fashion - Fashion integrated communication - Fashion marketing and luxury management - Branding and distribution - PR - Relation techniques - Fashion editing - Writing - Fashion, web, multimedia - Advertising graphics... [-]

Italy Milan
February 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The fashion show is the moment when the brand is at its most exposed and a unique way to represent the company image, taking advantage of the massive media coverage such ... [+]

Fashion Show Production

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The fashion show is the moment when the brand is at its most exposed and a unique way to represent the company image, taking advantage of the massive media coverage such events collect worldwide.

The course explores the professionalities involved in the organisation and direction of a show, the fashion event par excellence.

Course Program

- Analysis of the fashion show concept and design process - Meeting between stylist, designer and show director - Fashion show setting - Location, scenography, lights and soundtrack - Pre-show organization - Production, coordination and how to make the show spectacular... [-]

Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Fashion Stylist Specialists are experts capable to create an image in all of its phases: from the fashion show to the advertising campaign. ... [+]

Fashion Styling Specialist

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Fashion Stylist Specialists are experts capable to create an image in all of its phases: from the fashion show to the advertising campaign.

They are research consultants, experts of trends and styling.During the course, students will learn all the notions needed to face the new challenges that the world of fashion presents, in-depth knowledge of the history of fashion, analysis of the most important eras, of the whole system of weaving and of luxury, studying in great detail the various typologies of styling.They will tackle the themes regarding the analysis of trends and the research of tendencies of styling, they will learn to understand the commercial world and the exclusive construction of a portfolio for presentation of themselves to agencies and editorials.... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The course provides all the knowledge needed for the preparation and the construction of a portfolio for agencies and editorial offices. ... [+]

Fashion Styling Trend Portfolio

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

This course proposes to elaborate on themes of tastes in scenography and the immediate impact through research that simulates the professional reality and that help develop the maturity and the autonomy in planning.

The course provides all the knowledge needed for the preparation and the construction of a portfolio for agencies and editorial offices.

Course Program

- Analysis of a “shooting” - Reseach of photography, editorial choices, stylist, make-up artist, hairstylist, choice of models - The trends in fashion photography - The use of light in fashion photography - Analysis of the present trend through the leaders in fashion - The dress, the choice of accessories, the make-up, the styling, the light and the model - Presentation of student projects - The construction of a portfolio for presentation to editorial offices and agencies... [-]

Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The Image Consultants design and develop unique image of success for their clients (individuals, image professionals, and corporations), studying possible problems relate ... [+]

Global Image & Life Coaching

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The Image Consultants design and develop unique image of success for their clients (individuals, image professionals, and corporations), studying possible problems related to the image and finding solutions through different levels of implementation.

Individual image consulting includes the analysis of the personality, body type, clothing, communication style (from verbal to expressions), colour analysis, current work wardrobe, and age.

A Corporate Image Consultant analyses problems that may prevent the success or slows down the growth. Problems may be related to personnel, physical ambience, and business ethics. An Image Consultant is a consultant of a personalized good taste.... [-]

Italy Milan
April 2020
Full-time
3 months
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The attention to the image for men has increasingly developed in the past few years without losing sight of everyone’s peculiarities though. The key to success - both soc ... [+]

Image abd Etiquette Coaching

lessons will be thought both in italian and english

Course Program

Image Consulting for men

The first impression

Success and image

Professional work acquire

Table etiquette

Protocol

Business etiquette

Personal presentation

How to listen and guide a conversation

International protocol: the base rules of “Galateo” and savoir faire in situations of different cultures

Appropriate greetings and introductions

Gift giving

Attendance:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

09:30 - 12:30

Tuesday and Thursday

09:30 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 17:00

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Italy Milan
June 2019
Full-time
12 days
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The course provides students with a view on the principles of fashion collection management. ... [+]

Introduction to fashion Collection

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The course provides students with a view on the principles of fashion collection management.

From the sketches to the final show, fashion collections go through specific paths of development here analyzed step by step.

Course Program

- Principles of Design - Body figure outline - Visage - Graphical drawing layout - Analysis and drawing of various designs - Fabric: jersey, knitwear, leather - Outerwear: overcoat, jacket - Single items: trousers, skirt, shirt, dress, suit - Details: collar, pocket, fastening, decoration - Study of volumes - The planning of a collection - How to set a collection briefing - Creation of a collection keyword - Colour Trend Book - Creation of a collection scheme - How to group a collection - Internet application to fashion - Collection/Fashion Shows promoting strategies - Italian fashion industry - How to find the latest images of fashion shows... [-]

Italy Milan
March 2020
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Fashion Image Consulting - Special Extract. Introduction to Fashion Collection. Fashion Make-up - Special Extract. Fashion Personal Shopper - Special Extract ... [+]

Fashion Image Consulting - Special Extract

Introduction to Fashion Collection

Fashion Make-up - Special Extract

Fashion Personal Shopper - Special Extract

Fashion Pr & Marketing Communication - Special Extract

Attendance:

Monday to Thursday 9:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00

Total amount of hours: 72

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Italy Milan
July 2019
Full-time
12 days
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

The course aims at providing students with the skills needed to create a display that, through its visual appeal, represents a real meeting point between client and compa ... [+]

Visual merchandising

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

The visual merchandiser conceives and creates and ideal set around the product by maximising its visual impact and interpreting the brand represented by it.

The course aims at providing students with the skills needed to create a display that, through its visual appeal, represents a real meeting point between client and company.

Course Program:

- Introduction to visual merchandising - Definition and tasks of the visual merchandiser - Retail trade - The concept store - Visual merchandising in clothing and accessories - Visual merchandising and brand identity - Retail management - Research and analysis of visual merchandising latest trends - The elements of visual - The shopping windows and its rules - Organization of the retail space - The actions of visual merchandising: layout and display - Lighting techniques - Analysis of excellence examples... [-]

Italy Milan
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus